21 Centennial Avenue Alexandra

Showcase of Central Otago history

Gift shop, localy made products

live skink, our little 'Treasure'

Historic photo archive

A warm welcome to Central Stories

We are Central Otago's regional Museum, Art Gallery, Research facility and Gift Shop conveniently located at Pioneer Park, Centennial Avenue, Alexandra. Enjoy exploring our website to learn more what we are all about!

Whats on!

Spotlight on Design area is hosting Alexandra wool felter Maureen McKensie. Her lovely wool garments are made mostly of felted merino wool. For a full calendar of events check out the what's on section of this website.

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Arts Gold Award 2015

Arts Gold Awards 2015

16 October - 29 November 2015

The Arts Gold Awards Exhibition is a display of finalists who entered their work into the Arts Gold Awards. There were over 200 entries from all around New Zealand of which 50 artists were selected by the judges to go through as finalists.There is an amazing selection of art work to view ranging from painting, photography, sculpture and even video art.

The Arts Gold Awards are an initiative of the Central Otago District Arts Trust (CODAT) which aims to bring new and interesting art to Central Otago - art which will stimulate our audiences, which celebrates our diverse community and helps to shape the art opportunities for present and future visual artists of this region.
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