Creative spaces directory: Otago region

Kate HiattCreative spaces are community-based arts organisations and groups where people, often with limited access, can go to make art, participate in theatre, dance, music, film and creative writing. Find a creative space in Otago. If you would rather look at a national directory, visit the national creative spaces directory.

Email Kate Hiatt, Creative Spaces Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa to update your entry or to include your creative space in this directory.


Address: 462 Princes Street, Dunedin
Artsenta is a shared art studio for people within the mental health community. The staff team has a wide variety of skills to share and it also invites local artists/tutors to provide workshops. Materials, equipment and tuition for a number of creative activities are provided. Artsenta also has a well-equipped music room with recording facilities. There is no charge to come to Artsenta and it caters for people who like to work in all sorts of ways - from individual work to group activities. Visit the Artsenta website.
Contact: Paul Smith, Director | 03 477 9566 |

Studio2 and Margaret Freeman Gallery

Address: 147 Hillside Rd, Dunedin
Studio2 and the Margaret Freeman Gallery is a small art studio in South Dunedin for people with disabilities. It provides a relaxed space where people can explore their creativity through a variety of processes and mediums. Activities include free-form visual art creation, music and audio play, role-playing games with problem solving and conflict resolution, puppet creation and story building, and digital games and media. It's open Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm. Visit their website.
Contact: Programme Facilitator | 03 455 5222 |


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