What's on at the Forrester Gallery

  • The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Forrester

    The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Forrester Inc will be held as follows;

    Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020
    Time: 5:00pm
    Venue: Forrester Gallery

    14 July 2020 - 5:00pm
  •  Anne Marie Basquin, The Changing Oceans: Deepwater Canyons, Our Oceans Exhibition 2020

    29 artists and 20 scientists collaborate to bring you artworks exploring research by scientists.

    This exhibition is an art and science collaboration from the Dunedin School of Art and Otago Polytechnic.

    Forrester Gallery
    13 June 2020 to 19 July 2020
  • Image: Zuna Wright, New stone house #2, 2010,Gouache on paper, 635x982mm. Collection of the Forrester Gallery 2010.6.1

    Welcome back to your place. An exhibition of works from the permanent collection of the Forrester Gallery exploring the concepts of place and identity. 

    Forrester Gallery
    13 June 2020 to 19 July 2020
  • Michele Beevors, Technicolor Yawn (studio view) 2020, soft toys steel and wood.

    Configured has been created especially for the Forrester Gallery, Ōamaru and continues a dialogue begun in 2017 with new work from Kiri Mitchell, Sarah Baird and Michele Beevors.

    Forrester Gallery
    25 July 2020 to 6 September 2020
  • Image: Burns Pollock, Foothold, 2020, Watercolour on paper

    Burns Pollock describes himself as a “lucky lifetime resident of the Awamoko (valley)”. The works in this exhibition feature the artist’s beloved and in his mind ‘undervalued’ Waitaki rock escarpment or ‘rock tumbles’, as well as other ‘treasures’ found across the landscape.

    Forrester Gallery
    25 July 2020 to 6 September 2020
  • Image: 'The Stormcloud - Bushey Beach', Amos Glass, collection of the Forrester Gallery FG1992.5.1

    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 Cape Wanbrow.

    13 June 2020 to 6 September 2020

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