Winterstellar Charitable Trust

Winterstellar Charitable Trust was established in 2022 with the following objectives:

Staring into the eyes of Ghost Sheep photo by Rebekah De Jong

To foster a greater general appreciation of the night sky through astrophotography and other arts

To promote Maori Mātauranga and narratives, including Matariki, with respect to our understanding of the night sky

Mary Ann helping kids with VR headset - Matariki Celebration in Alexandra 2021 - Photo by Clare Toia-Bailey
Checking out the VR headsets - Matariki Celebration in Alexandra 2021 - Photo by Clare Toia-Bailey

To educate and foster a greater general understanding of the night sky through astronomy and other sciences

To promote the benefits of the dark skies of Otago and Southland, New Zealand

Looking through at frosty telescope - Matariki Celebration in Alexandra 2021 - Photo by Clare Toia-Bailey

Winterstellar Exhibitions 2022

@ Alexandra

Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery

Opening 5pm 17th June 2022 (invite only)

Open to public – 18th June to 28th August 2022

@ Arrowtown

Lakes District Museum & Gallery

Opening 5pm 22nd July 2022 (invite only)

Open to public – 23rd July to 31st August 2022

Find out more here…