Annual School Art Exhibition. Every year since 1984 the Forrester Gallery has hosted this annual exhibition of artworks created by children of the Waitaki District.
A photographic exhibition about DIATOMS by Wayne Barrar
"Gorgeous little museum" - Grace & Chris (Museum 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.
Our enthusiastic Book Chat group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:15pm at Oamaru Library.
Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
Book launch of A Mother's Memoir by Margaret Munro.
Come along to the Oamaru Library to celebrate Margaret Munro's transcription of her mother's travelogue of 1929.
An exhibition about the progress of the Cultural Facilities Development Project. Have your say!
Image credit: Cultural Facility Development Elevation
"Nice to pop in from time to time & see the ever changing displays" - Rachael (Museum visitor book)
Flanked by giant Macrocarpa trees, we live the rural life on an acre section isolated and free. With a ram, a sheep and four chickens, we try to live out of Tāne’s gardens.
"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)
In 2019 a new cultural facility will open its doors to the community and visitors to our district. To create the new facility, we plan to redevelop the current Forrester Gallery.
We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.
Want to improve your child's reading confidence and help them enjoy reading? Why not try reading to Ace, the Golden Lab?
The North Otago Museum is currently working on an exciting research project. The project involves the University of Otago, Te Runanga O Moeraki and the Waitaha Taiwhenua o Waitaki Trust Board.
A massive choir event for World Vision, this year Kids for Kids is bringing back the ‘Slice of Heaven’ show with a few new additions.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)