Hands on History

Art Gallery - What's On?

The Lakes District Museum and Gallery's special exhibition gallery hosts a variety of excellent quality art and historical exhibitions. Space in the gallery can be booked and is highly sought after.


Opening soon...

17th March - 21st April 2019

Poles Apart

Russ McLean and Paul Rea - photographers

Russ Mclean will be showing his recent work from Iceland and Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway.

Paul Rea's photographs feature images from the opposite end of the globe: Antarctica and Patagonia.


26th April - 26th May 2019

35th Ray White Arrowtown Autumn Festival Art Exhibition

Featuring artists from around our district and beyond, the annual Autumn Festival Art Exhibition is always eclectic, interesting and a highlight of our year here at the Lakes District Museum.

7th June - 28th July 2019

Showing Off 3

Design, Photography and Painting students from Wakatipu High School

Once again we are thrilled to be hosting Wakatipu High School's top art students across three disciplines.

15 November 2019 - 25 February 2020

Kate and Luigi Agnelli

Kate and Luigi loved Arrowtown so much they are returning for summer 2019/2020 for a second residency.