Henderson and Grant Galleries

Russell Henderson gallery and Gillian Grant Room
Henderson and Grant Galleries

Central Stories is home to Central Otago’s only public art gallery, comprising the Henderson Gallery and Grant Gallery. Open daily from 10am – 4pm it showcases artists’ work, tour exhibitions and in-house events. This large space has a total of 43.5 running metres of wall hanging space. It has two areas for displays: the Henderson Gallery with a ceiling height of 3.5 metres and the Grant Gallery, a more intimate space, with a height of 2.8 metres.

Upcoming and Past Exhibitions

Mokomoko on the move (but only for a while!)

With some upcoming works scheduled for the Bodkin Gallery – which may be a bit too noisy and stressful for Samson and Nugget the Otago Skinks – we have asked our animal-care partners at Manaaki Whenua…

2021 Blossom Festival Art Exhibition
Blossom Festival Art Exhibition 2022

The annual Central Otago Art Society Blossom Festival Exhibition returns in 2022 with a stunning collection of visual arts pieces by members and non members from throughout the South Island. The exhib…

WoolOn 2022 Cancelled (but fingers crossed for 2023!)

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&…

Arts Gold Awards 2021 Cancellation

Arts Gold Awards 2021 Cancellation It is with much regret and sadness that this prestigious nationwide arts competition has had to be cancelled for 2021.  We fully expect that it will be reschedu…