Two Shows: 12pm and 7.30pm!
In 1970 a group of Oamaru potters came together and called themselves the North Otago Potters. They moved into a cottage at 44 Tyne Street and became Ceramic 44, now Pottery on Tyne.
The front of the Waitaki Museum & Archive is now open again. After having this space closed for refurbishment it is a joy to be welcoming visitors back to the museum.
"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)
“I like the idea of people being literally wrapped up in my artwork and wandering about in it. A sort of walking exhibition that changes with the wearer and the walk.”
Steaming pig and McDonald’s value meals. Palagi (white) men and ruthless, authoritarian aunties. Jesus and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Hardcore Fa’a Samoa versus new New Zealand ways.
Waitaki District Libraries offers a range of online services and access points - from eBooks to eAudiobooks, Ancestry.com to movie streaming, we hope there is enough here to keep you occupied for h
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Five Artists impressions of the Forrester Gallery.
Yvonne says “I’m no good with words”
yet she devours them
sweets rolling off her tongue
until the colours run
flow from her
Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.
Carnivorous Plant Society are back!
The New Zealand String Quartet are celebrating a massive composer with a massive tour, bringing Beethoven back on his 250th anniversary.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
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!
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)