A Waitaki Whitestone Geopark presentation with Gareth Boyt.
Burns Pollock describes himself as a “lucky lifetime resident of the Awamoko (valley)”.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
Configured has been created especially for the Forrester Gallery, Ōamaru and continues a dialogue begun in 2017 with new work
Explore our Collection The collection includes photographs, artworks, architectural drawings, natural history specimens, social history items and more.
A free public outreach event organised in conjunction with UNESCO - International Day of Light, by Damien McNamara, who tells the story of how parenthood, mental health and youth suicide were not j
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
The recent pandemic lockdown has been a challenging event for all of us.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
Epitaph is a series of biographical sketches produced by the North Otago Museum and Archive to commemorate local identities.
Work is underway at Waitaki Museum on refitting the permanent exhibition area. The Museum has over 30,000 items in its care. Each item has its own story.
"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)
The works in this small exhibition inside the old bank vault are all from the Forrester Gallery collection and all depict the sea near Ōamaru – by the harbour, or just south at Bushey Beach and Cap