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Address: 7 Harbour Street, or 9 Tyne St, | Historic Precinct, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Phone Number: 27 3666201
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Unique to the Artist

I have visited Donna's Gallery many times for creative inspiration and have never been disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Oamaru, New Zealand
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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have visited Donna's Gallery many times for creative inspiration and have never been disappointed.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

easy to spend money here as there are some excellent items to view, open hours were convenient other shops in the immediate area are worth a look too

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Something for everyone and resident artists to chat to, some find the gallery a little hard to find, just head to Harbour street and the doorway is next to Birdlands wine bar - up the stairs!

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoy heading up the stairs and seeing what treasures there are in Donna's gallery. Can spend an hour in here looking at all the amazing art work and things for sale. Always something that takes my eye and a good range of prices.

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The trip up the stairs is well worth it, a gallery full of quirky and interesting art from the district and more as well as Donna's own work. Great browsing.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Situated in the Victorian area of Oamaru, the Grainstore Gallery is the result of the creative artist Donna Demente's endless imagination. She has filled this fairy tale place with papier mâché masks, some small, others are enormous, and wonderful Renaissance style paintings. If you have ever wanted to see a huge paper mâché sculpture of Queen Victoria, complete with crown... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Don't miss this attraction: the building itself is the star! (But the art is pretty good too!) This was a real highlight of my visit to Oamaru

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SG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

If you like old buildings, this is someplace you should not miss. enjoyed my quick look around, wish I had more time to explore.

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Down Under
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Follow a sign on the street and enter an airy hideaway filled to the rafters with a range of romantic and surreal art. MUST SEE! Worth climbing the flights of stairs, trust me. Items range from $5 to $5000. I'll be back to buy some art.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This is a gem of an odd gallery, with faces everywhere. always fun and welcoming. We were allowed to wear some papier mache bird heads and it was like dropping into a friend's house while they are having a party.

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