Arts

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Address: 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Website: www.dunedin.art.museum (external link)

Phone: (03) 474 3240

The Dunedin Art Gallery showcases local, national and international art, with ever changing exhibitions. 

Entry:  Accessible and easy entrance.

Toilets: Well located accessible toilets throughout the gallery.

Accessibility: Access to all areas of the gallery is made possible through the use of lifts, well designed spaces and friendly assistance from staff. 

Participation:  All displays are well thought out to ensure participation for all individuals.  Guided tours are provided for persons with sight impairment, hearing impairment and physical impairment by arrangement.  Contact the gallery for information regarding a drop off point located in Moray Place.

 

 

Dunedin Public Libraries

Address: for a list of addresses visit the website below

Website: www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz/your-library/locations-and-hours (external link)

Phone: (03) 474 3690

Dunedin City Library - There are two wheelchair accessible entries, one through the pedestrian entrance to the car park off Moray Place where there is two accessible car parks.  The second off the Octagon.  The library has two accessible toilets; one on the ground floor and a unisex toilet on the third floor.

Blueskin Bay Library - Situated in Waitati, this has an accessible park in the car park.  Access is completely flat and there is one unisex accessible toilet.

Mosgiel Library - This has an accessible park in the car park.  Access is completely flat and there is one unisex accessible toilet.

Port Chalmers Library - There is an accessible park on the street (2 hour maximum stay) with the drop kerb to the right where the crossing is located.  Access to the library is by a ramp.  There are two separate unisex accessible toilets.  The library is a short distance from the Cruise Liner wharf.

Waikouaiti Library - The library has a park at the rear of the building (off Mount Street) but the access door has a high threshold.  Entrance to the main door is via a ramp.  There is one accessible toilet.

 

 

Fortune Theatre

Address: 231 Stuart Street, Dunedin

Websitewww.fortunetheatre.co.nz (external link)

Phone: (03) 477 8323

Entry: The access for wheelchair users requires prior arrangement as the main entrance to the Theatre is not accessible.  

Toilets: Within the building there are accessible toilets, but these can only be accessed by going outside of the theatre, down around the corner to  the rear of the building.  

Accessibilty: There are areas allocated for wheelchair users at the front of the stage.  

Participation: Though the building is not  very accessible the Fortune Theatre makes considerable effort to make accessing the performances easy with relaxed performances and audio described performances and touch tours of the set for people with visual impairment.

 

Regent Theatre

Address: 18 The Octagon, Dunedin

Websitewww.regenttheatre.co.nz (external link)

Phone: (03) 477 6481

Entry: The Regent Theatre entrance is accessible with curb slopes and a level pathway to the main door.  There is a drop off point directly in front of the main doors.  Staff are available to open the doors if necessary. 

Toilets: A lift to the lower level leads to the accessible toilets. 

Accessibility: There are seven dedicated places within the theatre for wheelchairs.

Participation: Like the Fortune the Regent endeavours to make its performances accessible to everyone.