What's on at Culture Waitaki
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.
Mad about Lego? Join the Lego Club at Oamaru Library!
Ages 7 and up. Limited places available.
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.
Children aged 7-10 have the opportunity to increase their confidence in reading aloud to a dog who loves stories called Willow.
Portraits created by local artist Ryan Moore, on display in the Community Gallery. A self-taught artist, Moore has developed and refined his craft over 20 years painting on skateboards.Forrester Gallery2 June 2018 to 29 July 2018
An exhibition of work from the North Otago Patchers and Quilters Challenge 2017.
Image credit: North Otago Patchers and QuiltersForrester Gallery30 June 2018 to 5 August 2018
Local artist Michele Beaufoy explores the notion of harmony through balancing polarities (opposites). In this exhibition she looks at war/man versus nature.
Image credit: Stripe versus blank, 2016/17, ceramic and porcelain paint, Bombs Away, Michele BeaufoyForrester Gallery28 July 2018 to 9 September 2018
The wonderlab presents Sprocket & Gear: Elements of SteampunkForrester Gallery17 March 2018 to 9 September 2018
An exhibition featuring recent acquisitions to the cultural collections of the Gallery, Museum and Archive.Forrester Gallery28 July 2018 to 16 September 2018
An exhibition of Life Drawing in the Community Gallery.Forrester Gallery4 August 2018 to 30 September 2018
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 31 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