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.


Showing now in the Gallery:


Bayleys Arrowtown Autumn Art Exhibition

April 15th - May 22nd 2022

We have a wonderful group of sponsors who are supporting us to present an autumn exhibition this year.

Entries are welcome from around New Zealand.

We have an incredible range of exhibitions lined up for 2022. 

Please note that these dates may be subject to slight changes.

Coming up...

The Kelliher Collection

3rd June - 17th July 2022

The Kelliher Art Trust holds a unique collection of New Zealand paintings and we are privileged to bring you a selection.

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Matariki and Dark Sky Photography

23 July - 28th August 2022

In collaboration with Professor Brian Boyle.

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Showing Off - Wakatipu High School art students

1 September - 2 October 2022

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6 October - 6 November 2022

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Queenstown Art Society

9 November - 11 December 2022