We also have work by artists from further afield in New Zealand and Australia. Featuring the artwork of local and international artists. Currently showing: Steve Harris, Philippa Bentley, Anna Reid, Douglas Badcock, Ping Wang, Mark Grey, among others.
We also have a collection of early New Zealand paintings for sale.
Simon is our specialist framer. He has expertise in all areas of the framing process.
We also stock a range of art books, cards, hand-made photo frames and a small collection of antiques including watches and objects dʼart.
Monday - Friday 10am - 4.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 3:00pm
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
The first Arrowtown School was in Buckingham Street and opened in 1863. It was on the site now occupied by the Oak development.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
The first jail in Arrowtown was simply a log. You were chained up to it. The later stone jail still exists and is in Cardigan Street. It is New Zealand’s 4th oldest jail.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
The Chinese Settlement was established in 1867-8 and was in existence until the mid 1930’s. The site underwent an archaeological excavation in 1984.