Image: Putiputi by year 10 Visual Art students, St Kevin’s  College 2021

Every year school students from around the Waitaki share their artistic talents with us.

10 September 2022 to 24 October 2022

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

Image: Douglas Badcock, Boat Harbour, Nugget Point, 1959

Thirty-two paintings from the Kelliher Art Trust Collection are touring the South Island. 

Forrester Gallery
29 October 2022 to 22 January 2023
Image: Alison Bevers, 23/25 Tees Street, 2022, mixed media

Alison Bevers and Kit Macgregor have created an exhibition of of mixed media works and oil paintings of Ōamaru and the surrounding region, places not far away.

Forrester Gallery
29 October 2022 to 22 January 2023
Image: Hubert Struyk, Untitled (No; 129), FG2005.2.59

Work in our collection store has revealed a number of works by Hubert Struyk, this exhibition aims to find out more about the artist and share his work.

Forrester Gallery
10 September 2022 to 24 October 2022

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

Image: (detail) Deidre T Lavery, Lyalldale III 2021

St Andrew’s based artist Deidre Lavery shares her enjoyment of her new suroundings at Lyalldale through her watercolours and poems.

Forrester Gallery
29 October 2022 to 4 December 2022
Collections Online

Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.

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