What's on at the Forrester Gallery

  • Image: artwork by pupils from Weston School 2018 (age group years 6 and 7)

    The Burns Memorial Art Exhibition is always a wonderful showcase of children’s art that reflects our community and environment. Named to honour George Burns, an Oamaru born journalist with a passion for children’s’ art, it was his belief that “Art is not a luxury.

    31 August 2019 to 31 December 2019
Image: circa 1905 French neo-classical design chandelier

Work to remediate and upgrade the Forrester Gallery is continuing. The work has been detailed and complex. Externally WDC staff, with expert consultants) have carried out a full review of the exterior of the building to ensure that there is no water or damp entering the building.

Spring Holiday Programme

Holiday Programme - Art on Bikes Workshops

St Paul's Presbyterian church hall, 7 Coquet St.
30 September 2019 - 11:00am to 3 October 2019 - 11:00am

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