What's on at Culture Waitaki
DISCOVERY SQUAD OUT AND ABOUT
Morning session 10am–12noon; afternoon session 1pm–3pm,
Thursday 4 October
REGIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME
Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World4 October 2018 - 10:00am
Author Noel Crawford will present his research into the foresight and management of the Scottish-owned New Zealand and Australian Land Company which bought very large areas of farmland in the SouthOamaru Library10 October 2018 - 6:00pm
The wonderlab is excited to launch PROJECT O.M.E (Oamaru Mortal Engine). Inspried by Peter Jackson’s new film Mortal Engines, our aim is to create the O.M.E Guard, and you can be one of the first recruits!8 October 2018 - 11:00am
A FILM ABOUT HOPE AND HARDSHIP, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS, MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND STAYING WELL.Oamaru Library11 October 2018 - 6:00pm
Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers’ fascination with these conflicts over the past 90 years.Oamaru Library16 October 2018 - 6:00pm
Decadia are Victoria van der Spek and Helen Beckingsale (violins), Mary Haig (viola) and Helen McCulloch (cello).Oamaru Library26 October 2018 - 12:00pm
Coastal hazards and climate change in New Zealand.Oamaru Library30 October 2018 - 6:00pm
Hannah Joynt, Miranda Joseph, Robyn Bardas, Fiona Van Oyen and Sue Pearce are all graduates of the Dunedin School of Art, Master of Fine Arts Programme.30 October 2018 - 5:30pm
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.
Interested to know more about your family? Join others and learn from the experts.
Learn how to record family information.
Need help researching your ancestors?
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.
Love to do jigsaw puzzles and want to meet others?
Come to the Community Space at the Oamaru Library, keep warm this winter and indulge your passion in puzzling.
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. No session July 12.
Wriggle & Rhyme is an active movement programme for 0-2 year olds and caregivers.
It runs Fridays during term times from 10:30-11:00am at The Oamaru Opera House.
An exhibition of Life Drawing in the Community Gallery.Forrester Gallery4 August 2018 to 30 September 2018
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 (not Burns Pollock!) an Oamaru born journalist with a passion for children’s art. It was his belief that “Art is not a luxury.22 September 2018 to 22 October 2018
A multi-faceted exhibition about place and the heritage buildings of Oamaru. View artworks and architectural drawings from our collection. Absorb the heritage values of the Forrester Gallery building itself.Forrester Gallery17 March 2018 to 30 November 2018
Hannah Joynt, Miranda Joseph, Robyn Bardas, Fiona Van Oyen and Sue Pearce are all graduates of the Dunedin School of Art, Master of Fine Arts Programme.Forrester Gallery27 October 2018 to 2 December 2018
Mike O'Kane takes an ironic and reflective look at war toys; he locates scale models of war materiel into Photoshopped worlds where nobody gets hurt and nothing gets broken.Forrester Gallery6 October 2018 to 9 December 2018