Welcome to the Quiet Dog Gallery

The Nelson art gallery that loves to bring you exciting work by artists from across New Zealand

We enjoy seeking out the surprises of the art world to bring you something different.  The gallery has a strong programme of exhibitions in addition to promoting work by local Nelson/Tasman artists.  We represent Jane Tan, David Ryan, Wendy Lineham, James Kirkwood, Nic Foster, Aaron Scythe, Rosie Little, Lisa Chandler and Bartha & Sellars.  Go to our Artists Page to view their artworks. 

Now showing: 

Ewan McDougall + Claire Hughes: 'Unreal!'  4 Sept - 3 October 2020  


Coming up:

James Robinson: EDGELAND (the unsayable being said over and over) - a response to NZ Poet Laureate David Eggleton

opens Friday 16 Oct from 5.30pm.  Performance on Saturday 17 October at 2pm

David Ryan: November/December 


 The Big Idea writes about how the Quiet Dog Gallery came to be, our link with Rap artist Mos Def and our vision for the future.  

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