Come along and meet the author Maxie Alterio as she launches her new book 'The Gulf Between'
Maxine Alterio is a short fiction writer, novelist and an academic mentor.
Performed by critically acclaimed dancer and performer, Rodney Bell (Ngati Maniapoto), Meremere merges spoken word, music, dance and multimedia design to tell his story.
Steampunk HQ and the Forrester Gallery combine to present an exhibition to celebrate 10 years of Steampunk in Oamaru.
In 2019 we will be launching our Collections Online.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Do you love reading and finding new books to dig into?
Come along to the BookChat group at Palmerston Library! We meet the third Wednesday of the month at 2pm.
Forrester Gallery and North Otago Museum Winter Holiday programme
Peace Project: wonderlab
An Arts on Tour NZ show.
Lizzi Tremayne will give an illustrated talk about her life and books.
“Unpretentious, eminently readable contemporary and historical fiction … by a horse vet!”
Auckland’s brightest musicians combined.
"There are many moments in the day when I wish time could stand still and I could take the girls out of school and just hang out, with daily visits to the library"
Jan (email comment)
Epitaph is a series of biographical sketches produced by the North Otago Museum and Archive to commemorate local identities.
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
It runs Fridays during term times from 10:30-11:00am at The Oamaru Opera House.
The early story of electricity supply in Oamaru is a small commemorative display marking 100 years of the Waitaki electricity scheme.
Emerging from the creative brilliance of choreographer Ross McCormack, The Clearing is a full-length work performed by renowned national dance company, Footnote New Zealand Dance.
Try out games like Guess Who?, Bananagrams, Card and Memory games, Twister, Hedbanz, Snakes & Ladders, Jenga, Monopoly & more
Love to do jigsaw puzzles and want to meet others?
Come to the Community Space at the Oamaru Library, keep warm this winter and indulge your passion in puzzling.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
Self-taught Figurative Cloth Doll Artist, tutor and pattern maker Sharon Mitchell has been inspired by the story of the Lion King for her first exhibition at the Forrester Gallery.