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
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
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.3
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
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.5
The trees in Arrowtown’s beautiful avenues are Sycamore, Ash, Oak, Elm, and Rowan. The first avenue was planted in 1867.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.