Welcome back to your place. An exhibition of works from the permanent collection of the Forrester Gallery exploring the concepts of place and identity.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
29 artists and 20 scientists collaborate to bring you artworks exploring research by scientists.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Forrester Inc will be held as follows;
Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020
Venue: Forrester Gallery
Drop in Games and Lego: Use the library's Lego and try out games like Guess Who?, Bananagrams, Card and Memory games, Twister, Hedbanz, Snakes & Ladders, Jenga, Monopoly & more.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
The Waitaki Whitestone Geopark presents: From Zealandia to Oamaru
An introduction to the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Proposal.
Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.
O’Brien was born in Ireland to an aristocratic but not wealthy family and appears to have trained as an architectural draughtsman before emigrating first to Australia and later to Dunedin in 1863.
Work is underway at Waitaki Museum on refitting the permanent exhibition area. The Museum has over 30,000 items in its care. Each item has its own story.
"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)
The works in this small exhibition inside the old bank vault are all from the Forrester Gallery collection and all depict the sea near Ōamaru – by the harbour, or just south at Bushey Beach and Cap
The recent pandemic lockdown has been a challenging event for all of us.
Epitaph is a series of biographical sketches produced by the North Otago Museum and Archive to commemorate local identities.