Welcome to the OAS Website

The earliest art society to be established in New Zealand, and now operatiing
on the first floor of the handsome, historic Dunedin Railway Station.

Here you will find a Sales Gallery, our Permanent Collection and our four galleries.

We hold regular exhibitions of artist members' work, as well as
corporate-sponsored exhibitions open to artists further afield within New Zealand.

All are open for public viewing.  

We are open 10am till 4pm, every day.



Edinburgh Realty Premier Art Awards

This important Exhibition has now opened. The galleries have all been newly painted and 203 works fill all available spaces. These are works from throughout the South Island. 

A really impressive exhibition.  See our Exhibitions Page for more details.

AGM - The AGM will be held on Thursday 20th August at 7.00pm.

Annual review of activities, election of Councillors, with guest speaker, Dr Glen Hazelton, heritage policy planner with the Dunedin City Council.
“Dunedin Street Art: transforming empty spaces” - an illustrated talk.

Otago Art Society Youth Art Awards
Coming Up Soon…. Open theme for ages; 5 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 13 years.
Prizes for all sections & certificates for all children.
One entry per child.