Susannah Grant was given full access to the congregation's rich archives in order to write this book, from the point of view of an 'outsider'.
This installment of Riveting Reads come to you from Youth Librarian Fiona Kerr.
Her current read is ‘How (not) to start an orphanage…by a woman who did’ by Tara Winkler.
"Gorgeous little museum" - Grace & Chris (Museum visitor book)
In 2019 a new cultural facility will open its doors to the community and visitors to our district. To create the new facility, we plan to redevelop the current Forrester Gallery.
"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)
We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.
The autumn wonderlab drop in holiday programme has a Nigel Brown theme to compliment the show NIGEL BROWN I AM/ WE ARE.
A touring exhibition of artworks spanning the 35 year career of one of New Zealand’s leading figurative painters.
In commemoration of ANZAC Day 2017 we are displaying the Museum’s Red Cross Quilt.
After a stunning 2015 debut seen by 3,500 in Christchurch, Tiki Taane Mahuta returns to tour 13 cities in Aotearoa in 2017.
"There are many moments in the day when I wish time could stand still and I could take the girls out of school and just hang out, with daily visits to the library"
Jan (email comment)
A mixed-media essay about the artist’s move to North Otago combining her experiences of Oamaru popular culture with an exploration of the local landscape.
Greg McGee will begin by giving a free public talk at the Oamaru library on An Antipodean Goes the Distance.
Nigel Brown uses everyday New Zealand objects in his work to explore issues about identity and politics. A big focus for Brown is our relationship with the natural environment.
Want to improve your child's reading confidence and help them enjoy reading? Why not try reading to Ace, the Golden Lab?
Do you love reading and finding new books to dig into?
Come along to the BookChat group at Palmerston Library! We meet the third Wednesday of the month at 2pm.
"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)
The UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra will present “Origins” at the Oamaru Opera House – a full programme of well-known works from the orchestral and wind band repertoire. “Origins”