2015 Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Award Castlemaine

This award is a unique national biennial exhibition with acquisitive and non-acquisitive prizes, showcasing a survey of current silver and metalwork practice in Australia Further information

Inking Up | Rona Green, Deborah Klein & Clayton Tremlett

Exhibition: 29 August – 18 October 2015

Deborah KLEIN Corporeal/Ethereal 2012, linocut, 60 x 50cm, Edition 23
Clayton Tremlett  Boxing man 2015, Linocut, 13 cm x 12cm
Rona GREEN The Surgeon 2010 hand coloured Linocut, 108 x 76cm Edition 17

Inking up is an exciting print survey which presents the work of three linocut printmakers:  Rona Green, Deborah Klein and Clayton Tremlett at Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum. The exhibition has been curated by Clayton Tremlett. Further information

Mossgreen Valuations Day at Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum | Wednesday 2 September 2015


Bring your treasures to Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum on Wednesday 2 September and have them valued by specialists from Mossgreen Auction House.

Fine Australian Art specialist Jon Dwyer and Decorative Art specialist Sandy Bruce will be at the gallery between 11am and 2pm to offer complimentary valuations on Fine Australian Art, Australian Indigenous Art, Decorative Arts, Antiques, Silver and Furniture. Both Jon and Sandy have a wealth of experience in the auction industry.

Jon has been in the art business for more than thirty years and comes from a three … Further information

24 July 2015 12-2pm | Lecture and Book Launch: S.T. Gill and his audiences by Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin


Gill Recovery of Horses

Samuel Thomas Gill Recovery of Stray Horses announced c1852 lithograph, 20.6 x 15.6 cmCollection of the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum.

Australian Sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of S.T. Gill at the State Library of Victoria is the first major retrospective of Australia’s most popular mid-19th century artist. It is a collaborative project of the State Library Victoria and the National Library of Australia, which draws on the substantial colonial collections of each institution to present the most comprehensive exhibition of S.T. Gill’s work ever staged.

ST Gill produced … Further information

Jeremy Barrett: Survey Exhibition

4 July – 23 August 2015

Jeremy Barrett Insite 8 Oil on canvas

This exhibition, Jeremy Barrett: Survey Exhibition presents a substantial body of paintings and works on paper, which focus on the artist’s interrogation of the physical and intangible aspects of the Central Victorian landscape. Further information

Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum Review and Special General Meeting


Mount Alexander Shire Council in partnership with Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum has appointed Neil Anderson Consulting to determine options for the Gallery in relation to its vision, governance, and operations, within the context of the region.

While Neil Anderson Consulting is leading the review, David Fishel of Positive Solutions is lead on governance. Both Neil Anderson Consulting and Positive Solutions have Australian and international experience in the gallery, museum and performing arts sector since the 1980s.

The review is underway and is informed and guided by input of key stakeholders. The Project Control Group for the review is comprised of … Further information