photograph of wonderlab stickers

Drop-in programme at the Forrester Gallery, wonderlab.

23 April 2018 - 11:00am to 26 April 2018 - 3:00pm
Sprocket & Gear: Elements of Steampunk

The wonderlab presents Sprocket & Gear: Elements of Steampunk

Forrester Gallery
17 March 2018 to 4 June 2018

The Filipino culture and arts will be presented live on 9 June 2018 at the prestigious Oamaru Opera House, in collaboration with the Waitaki Multicultural Council and with special guest Joseph Balf

Oamaru Opera House
9 June 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)

Dr Paul Scofield numbering moa bones

While the front part of the North Otago Museum is closed to the public we have been using that space to sort out some of our collection objects.

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents “Search Engine” for this free performance in Oamaru.

Oamaru Opera House
15 May 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

"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)


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.

We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.

North Otago Museum
3 May 2016 to 31 October 2018
The 81st Oamaru Performing Arts Festival

The Oamaru Performing Arts Society (Inc) presents their 80th annual festival.

Oamaru Opera House
18 May 2018 - 9:00am to 20 May 2018 - 4:00pm

"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)

Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.

"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)

Wriggle and Rhyme

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.