What's on at the Forrester Gallery

  • Image: Coral Bust (In Memory of The Great Barrier Reef), Bruce Mahalski

    Dunedin artist Bruce Mahalski will be giving an artist talk in conjunction with his exhibition Seeds of Life – the Bone Art of Bruce Mahalski

    6 May 2021 - 5:30pm
  • Image: The Forrester, Zuna Wright, date unknown, Collection of the Forrester Gallery, FG2010.6.2

    Five Artists impressions of the Forrester Gallery.

    This impressive building was built in 1884 for the Bank of New South Wales. Architect Robert Lawson designed this neo-classical style building; making brilliant use of local Ōamaru stone. 

    Forrester Gallery
    9 February 2021 to 10 May 2021
  • Image: Ruby McDermott, Through Our Lens Exhibition, Forrester Gallery, 2021

    Nāku te rourou nāu te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi.
    With food in your basket and food in my basket the people will thrive.

    Forrester Gallery
    24 April 2021 to 30 May 2021
  • Image: Sister Skeleton Leaf, Bruce Mahalski, paper, leaf skeletons, bones and native timber

    Bruce Mahalski is a Dunedin artist, known for his illustration, street murals, and sculpture incorporating animal bones.

    Forrester Gallery
    10 April 2021 to 13 June 2021
  • Image: poster from 12: Portraits from our Collection, Forrester Gallery, 2021

    Welcome to a wonderlab exhibition!

    This wonderlab exhibition has been curated by our Designer Ingrid Cole and Educator Elizabeth King They introduce visitors to some of the stars of our collection in a Q&A style experience.

    Forrester Gallery
    24 April 2021 to 27 June 2021

The Forrester Gallery provides a vibrant array of exhibitions and events based from its wonderful Class I heritage building at 9 Thames Street, Oamaru.