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…

Alexandra Summer Markets

Alexandra Summer Markets

Location: Pioneer Park, just outside Central Stories Museum and Art GalleryDates: End of November 2020 – Waitangi Weekend 2021 @ 10am The Alexandra Summer Markets are on every Saturday in Pioneer Park from 10 am over the summer season. Come along to see plenty of fabulous stalls selling local produce, Read more…

Trailrush jewellery

Trailrush jewellery

Trailrush jewellery is handmade in Clyde inspired by nature. Each piece is made by hand, tool and flame at the foothills of leaning rock central Otago. The unique designs and ingenious use of metals and gems create desirable jewellery art that is hard not to adore.