Advancing New Zealand's craft/object art sector

The Foundation works by:

providing funding support to the craft/object art sector through our Funding and Awards Programmes,

facilitating and supporting strategic sector conversations,

maintaining the Blumhardt Collection which is owned by the Foundation and housed at the Dowse Art Museum.

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In 2016 Craig McIntosh was the inaugural recipient of the Dame Doreen Gift.  His show 'Ground Work' is the result of that Gift and can be seen at Objectspace


See the Blumhardt Collection at The Dowse

'Doreen Blumhardt: Jet Powered Meteor'



The Blumhardt Foundation