What's on at the Forrester Gallery

  • Image: Connell and Clowes (detail), John Baster, 2023.

    Local artist John Baster examines Ōamaru’s early townscape Italianate designs through a series of miniatures. 

    Image: Connell and Clowes (detail), John Baster, 2023

    Forrester Gallery
    27 January 2024 to 10 March 2024
  • Image: Too Much Monkey Business (detail), Ewan McDougall, 2023

    It’s a party! Join in on the fun and visit Ewan McDougall’s Too Much Monkey Business, an exhibition filled with vibrant colours, wildly cavorting figures and a good dose of humour.

    Image: Too Much Monkey Business (detail), Ewan McDougall, 2023 

    Forrester Gallery
    27 January 2024 to 7 April 2024
  • Image: Untitled, Hubert Struyk, Collection of the Forrester Gallery,FG2005.2.70Image: Untitled, Hubert Struyk, Collection of the Forrester Gallery,FG2005.2.70

    Celebrating the ever-changing seasons and the power they wield, Hour after Hour explores our local landscapes through a selection of artworks from the Forrester Gallery’s permanent collection. 

    Image: Untitled, Hubert Struyk, Collection of the Forrester Gallery, FG2005.2.70

    Forrester Gallery
    3 February 2024 to 7 April 2024
  • Image: Geoff Korver, Jeff Armstrong, 2023

    Through a series of oil portraits, local artist Jeff Armstrong contemplates metaphysical questions about the nature of being, personhood and the I-Thou relationship highlighted in the artist/subject encounter. 

    Image: Geoff, Jeff Armstrong, 2023

    Forrester Gallery
    3 February 2024 to 7 April 2024
  • Image: Flower for My Lovely, Dugal Armour, 2009

    Standing Up is personal story of trauma, self realisation and recovery told through a series of hand wrought, steel sculptures. 

    Image: Standing Up, Dugal Armour, 2009

    Forrester Gallery
    16 March 2024 to 28 April 2024

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