What's on at the Forrester Gallery

Forrester Gallery Exterior wall with scaffold

Dooleys Masonry team are currently on site at the Forrester Gallery carrying out repairs to the stonework.
The Forrester Gallery will continue to be closed until July 2019 for remediation and upgrade.

  • Image: courtesy of Fanua Pereira-Ueleni

    Pasifika Treasures : a celebration of Craft and Art of the Pacific

    Culture Waitaki is coming together to support the play: Still Life with Chickens by award winning Pasifika playwright D.F Mamea, 2 - 3 April 2019 at the Oamaru Opera House.

    Oamaru Opera House
    3 April 2019 to 6 April 2019
  • Autumn Holiday Programme #pasifikarocks

    The wonderlab is offsite at St Paul’s Presbyterian church hall, 7 Coquet street.

    Monday 15 - Thursday 18 April, 11-3pm.

    15 April 2019 - 11:00am
  • Image credit: www.lobofactory.com

    Steampunk HQ and the Forrester Gallery combine to present an exhibition to celebrate 10 years of Steampunk in Oamaru. From award winning wearable art to portable brains this riveting show will blaze your furnace and spark your engine.

    Steampunk HQ
    11 May 2019 to 28 July 2019
  • Image: Sharon Mitchell, from left to right, Rafiki , Simba , Zazu, 2018, mixed media

    Self-taught Figurative Cloth Doll Artist, tutor and pattern maker Sharon Mitchell has been inspired by the story of the Lion King for her first exhibition at the Forrester Gallery. She uses human and animal figures to portray the story and express the connectivity of a community.

    Forrester Gallery
    20 July 2019 to 8 September 2019
  • Image credit: Burns Memorial 2018 poster winners, Brodie Holywell, Rory Bailey, Cam Notman, Weston School.

    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 6 October 2019