The Dowse Foundation, established in 2003, is an independent Charitable Trust that supports and stimulates interest in the visual arts and crafts of Aotearoa, with a particular focus on programme and collection development of The Dowse Art Museum.   

We offer ways for people to join our community of support for the Dowse through the Major Art Fund and The Dowse Collectors Club.   

We gratefully acknowledge all those organisations and individuals who have so generously supported The Dowse for nearly five decades now, and welcome new businesses, individuals and organisations who wish to join us in this work.