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Otautau Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Superb Art Gallery in Old Church

While traveling the Southern Inland Route stopped in Otautau for a visit and came across this... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
starlexlibra
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San Diego, CA
This is a must.

This is the best gift shop I've ever been in. There was so much interesting stuff in it. The lady... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Alisa B
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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21 Mar 2018
“Superb Art Gallery in Old Church”
12 Jan 2018
“This is a must.”
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The Otautau Art and Crafts Gallery is based in a renovated 1902 Methodist church on the main street of Otautau, Southland. The gallery has a wide range of New Zealand art and crafts including original paintings, prints, photography, cards, woodwork...more
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110 Main Street, Otautau 9610, New Zealand
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+64 3-225 8638
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

While traveling the Southern Inland Route stopped in Otautau for a visit and came across this delightful Old Church now an Art Gallery. Paintings, photographs, ceramics and an array of other crafts by local artists. Was fortunate to even meet two of the local artists...More

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Otautau G, Owner at Otautau Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you indeed for your great review. We look forward to seeing you back at the gallery one day!

Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is the best gift shop I've ever been in. There was so much interesting stuff in it. The lady that runs the shop was so knowledgeable about her shop. She's so well connected that she has the best range. This is a must.

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Otautau G, Owner at Otautau Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for your great review. I love owning and running this gallery and meeting the people who come through.

Reviewed 29 November 2017

I visited this wonderful little decommissioned church, (now Art Gallery and much more}, recently with a group of ladies but our time was limited, so I went back again a couple of weeks later with hubby to take in the excellent art work on display...More

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Pamela H, Owner at Otautau Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review. Personal feedback like this is so important to me. I love running the gallery and sharing my enthusiasm and knowledge with the public. I love New Zealand art and craft and feel privileged to be able to showcase...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Such a treat to visit the Otautau Gallery. What a hidden gem full of amazing paintings by some of New Zealand's finest Artists. Beautiful wooden carvings and a real mix of glassware and gifts for any occasion. Pamela the gallery owner is a wealth of...More

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Management response:Responded 7 April 2017

Thank you, Julia. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Loved visiting this place! Pamela is so friendly & helpful, you're sure to find a perfect gift for someone or yourself beautiful historic restored building.

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Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your great review. I love this old building and running the art and crafts gallery, but the best part is meeting the people who come through. It will be good to see you here again!

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Lovely arts and crafts gallery based in a beautiful old church. Lots of great New Zealand art along with a large range of crafts and gifts. The owner Pamela is very welcoming and knowledgeable. The Otautau Gallery is definitely worth a visit!

Thank Edith J
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A beautiful old church which has been carefully renovated and turned into a very interesting art gallery. Many of New Zealand's top artists are represented with all art forms well covered. I bought many of my Christmas presents there. Pammy the owner is very knowledgeable...More

Thank Ruth D
Management response:Responded 20 December 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Driving from Te Anau to Invercargill Drove through Otautau . And found a hidden treasure, as I love art when I spotted the sign otautau gallery I couldn't resist stopping WOW. Lovely old church full of wonderful paintings local and some famous names. Couple running...More

Thank Bob H
Management response:Responded 30 November 2016

Many thanks for that; much appreciated! Look forward to seeing you next time. Kind regards, Pamela. Otautau Gallery

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