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The Adam Art Gallery is an art gallery of Victoria University of Wellington. It was established in 1997 by the benefaction of Denis and Verna Adam and the University Foundation. Jump to: navigation, search Victoria University of Wellington is the oldest university in Wellington, New Zealand, established in 1897 as the fifth constituent college of the University of New Zealand by an Act of Parliament. ...

The building housing the gallery was designed by Ian Athfield, who built on top of an existing "Culliford stair". Ian Charles Athfield, born in Christchurch, 15 July 1940 is a New Zealand architect. ...

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Athfield Architects: Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, 1999 (599 words)
The art gallery located on the Kelburn campus of Victoria University in Wellington is built on the space remaining between three university buildings of different ages: the Old Kirk Building, the Hunter Building and the Student Union Building.
The gallery was completed in September of 1999 to mark the Queen Victoria centennial; it measures 330 square metres and houses a great variety of continually changing collections.
Adam Art Gallery is more than just an exhibition space: it is a place of interaction between students and professors, using material from the collections for didactic purposes.
Wellington art galleries (430 words)
Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University.This is a purpose-built university gallery located at Victoria University of Wellington.
Arts and Culture, Sights and Activities in Wellington.
The gallery facilitates contemporary art projects and, liberated from commercial constraints, is able to actively promote critical dialogue.
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