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

NZQA Top Art Exhibition 7th – 15th April

The Central Otago District Arts Trust are bringing TOP ART to Alexandra, Central Otago again this year. Top Art is an annual touring exhibition featuring a selection of the NCEA Level 3 portfolios tha…

INDIGO Saturday 3rd April to Sunday 2nd May

Henderson Gallery- Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery Open Monday to Saturday’s 10am to 4pm Sunday’s 11am to 2pm Indigo is an artist led, informal and fluid collaborationof nine artists who …

Last few days “We Drove Here” 6 February to 28 March 2021

“We Drove Here” is something new for Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery in Alexandra. This exhibition was curated by guest curator Michael Findlay who worked with the Hocken Library Collection…

Arts Gold National Awards 2021

ARTS GOLD AWARDS 2021 The Arts Gold Awards Central Otago aims to seek and celebrate the finest artisans this country has to offer. The awards are open to all New Zealand citizens or permanent resident…

100 WOMEN, 100 WORDS…INFINITE POSSIBILITIES 01 – 28 MARCH 2021

“I AM ENGINEER.I AM PUNK ROCK.I AM LOVER.I AM WAHINE.”SARAH WILLIAMSON What does a scientist look like? Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery’s newest exhibition 100 women, 100 words&#…