Next date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | 06:00 PM to Sunday, 04 September 2022 | 04:00 PM

Waitaki Creative Wellbeing logo

We are an art group called Waitaki Creative Wellbeing and we are made up of artists who are struggling with mental health and wellbeing or who feel isolated in the community. Our group runs free art classes in Ōamaru, Palmerston and Kurow teaching a variety of art and craft in a supportive environment.  We have an intentional peer support worker offering connection and support drawing from lived experiences. We focus on empowerment and support with art as the common shared experience.

In this exhibition each artist was free to create and explore different mediums under the title ‘Connection’ and what it means to them. It could be interpreted in many different ways, socially, spiritually, geographically or even that we are all simply connected through attending this group. Each artist had three weeks to plan and create in the class time of 2.5 hours per session.

Most members of this group have never exhibited before.

Image: Waitaki Creative Wellbeing logo



  • Saturday, 30 July 2022 | 01:30 PM - Sunday, 04 September 2022 | 04:00 PM


Open hours:
Tuesday to Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Weekends and public holidays including Waitangi Day 1:30pm - 4:00pm.
Closed Mondays (unless a public holiday) and Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Entry Free | Koha Welcome.

Forrester Gallery, 9 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400  View Map

Google Map

Add to Calendar

Fields marked as 'Required' must be completed

Email Address*(Required)

Enter your email address or your friend's email addresses all separated by commas.

Tagged as: