What's on at Culture Waitaki
Jane Macknight, Director of the Forrester Gallery, North Otago Museum and Waitaki District Archive invites you to join her and the team for an update about the Cultural Facility Development Project. Space is limited.22 August 2017 - 6:00pm
Who do you think you are? Planning to research your family tree? Want to trace that elusive family member? Find out from experienced genealogists!Oamaru Library23 August 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Want to improve your child's reading confidence and help them enjoy reading? Why not try reading to Ace, the Golden Lab?
Our enthusiastic Book Chat group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:15pm at Oamaru Library.
Come along to discuss your latest reads and get a sneak peek at our brand new books!
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.
Stories and music for preschoolers and parents/caregivers. Come along to our fun, free sessions at Oamaru Library, every Thursday from 10:45-11:15am.
Children aged 7-10 have the opportunity to increase their confidence in reading aloud to a dog who loves stories called Willow.
This exhibition features three bodies of work by two generations of art-makers; dealing with landlessness and the outcome of philosophies of political theorist John Locke.
Image credit: Moana Tipa, Waanaka 3 (detail).Forrester Gallery5 August 2017 to 17 September 2017
This film records the journey of Te Maihāroa whānau and friends, in summer 2016 as they retraced the footsteps of their Pōua Great Grandfather and prophet Te Maihāroa, to celebrate 139 years since he led his people on Te Heke (1877-79). Filmed and produced by Bronwyn Judge.Forrester Gallery5 August 2017 to 17 September 2017
Grant Whibley is an artist and teacher. Whibley was born in Tokoroa and raised in Whakatane. In 1997 he was awarded a Master of Fine Arts, with first class honours, from Elam School of Art in Auckland. Whibley has exhibited widely and been the recipient of several awards for his art.Forrester Gallery5 August 2017 to 17 September 2017
We have moved some of our most exciting collection items from our permanent gallery space (now closed) to our temporary gallery.North Otago Museum3 May 2016 to 30 September 2017