Come and meet author Alison Melotti-Cormack.
Forensic archaeologist, Dr. Joy Langston, returns to the Oamaru Library to present favourites from her personal collection of bones.
Pasifika Treasures : a celebration of Craft and Art of the Pacific
The early story of electricity supply in Oamaru is a small commemorative display marking 100 years of the Waitaki electricity scheme.
"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.
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.
The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment.
In 2019 we will be launching our Collections Online.
An Arts on Tour NZ show.
We have exciting news. A refurbished and upgraded Forrester Gallery will reopen to the public in July 2019.
"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.
Steampunk HQ and the Forrester Gallery combine to present an exhibition to celebrate 10 years of Steampunk in Oamaru.
The wonderlab is offsite at St Paul’s Presbyterian church hall, 7 Coquet street.
Monday 15 - Thursday 18 April, 11-3pm.
Come and celebrate the colourful and vibrant showcase of multicultural talent. Be entertained by a variety of acts from our community and performances from around the world.
Some friendships are just clucking surprising!
6 February, Waitangi Day. The current exhibition upgrade project at the North Otago Museum is an opportunity for our museum to confirm its commitment to honouring the Treaty of Waitangi.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
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)
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.