What's on at Culture Waitaki
This holidays we’re going Rogue! Find out about the invention of mug shots in New Zealand in this action packed programme designed especially for young mischief makers!
Drop-in programme at the Forrester Gallery, wonderlab:22 January 2018 - 11:00am
Open to children up to age 16
Pick up your card from District Libraries from December 18 2017:
Return by January 26 2018;11 December 2017 - 1:45pm to 26 January 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.
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.
Children aged 7-10 have the opportunity to increase their confidence in reading aloud to a dog who loves stories called Willow.
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 28 February 2018
Find out about the invention of mug shots and the history of their use in New Zealand through our interactive exhibition. Meet some local rogues and a vagabonds in our mugshot gallery with a twist.Forrester Gallery28 October 2017 to 4 March 2018
This exhibition features selected new works by Kakanui basedartist Peter Cleverley. Cleverley is a nationally respected and represented artist. The Forrester Gallery has supported Cleverley’s work throughout his career.Forrester Gallery9 December 2017 to 4 March 2018
Moa were large flightless birds that lived in New Zealand until the 1500s. In this interactive exhibition we will answer some FAQs and discover more about the moa story in the Waitaki.Forrester Gallery14 October 2017 to 4 March 2018