Matariki Celebration at Pioneer Park

Matariki Celebration

On Saturday morning, a hardy band of children and adults braved the sub-zero temperatures to celebrate Matariki in Pioneer Park behind the Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery. There were many educational and fun activities carried out within Central Stories too with the assistance of the Otago Museum Science Outreach Read more…

Waipapa Point Pano by Michael Cookson

Winterstellar Exhibition

From 3rd July to 5th September 2021 Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery hosts the 2021 Winterstellar Astro Exhibition. On Friday 2nd July 2021, over 60 people joined us in the opening of this year’s Winterstellar Exhibition. Part of the opening event was the Prize Giving for the inaugural Winterstellar Read more…

Winterstellar Schools Day

Winterstellar: Schools Day

On Friday the Museum played host to over 350 Central Otago school children who were entertained and educated by Paul Le Comte, a visiting Aurora and Astrophotography enthusiast helping to set up the Winterstellar Exhibition. After visiting Central Stories they had further educational experiences at Community House with the Otago Read more…