Coming exhibitions

Glimpses of Chewton
31 October – 13 December 2015

An exhibition of works painted in and around the town of Chewton, in North Central Victoria.

Local artist David Moore is one of Australia’s foremost painters and was a recipient of the A.M.E Bale Residental Scholarship and the Norman Kaye award. He teaches painting in Melbourne, and is represented by Chrysalis Galleries in Melbourne.
Image: Image: Approaching Storm, Chewton 2015, oil on canvas 30 x 40cm. Image reproduced courtesy of the artist © David Moore

Women of Gold
31 October – 31 December 2015

An exploration of the history of women’s … Further information

TATTOO YOU: Holiday Printmaking Workshops

Holiday printmaking workshops for children aged 8 – 14 , at Castlemaine Art Gallery with artist and teacher Margot Feast

Friday 25 September and 2 October 10.30 to 12pm

Rona Green, Tomas 2010, hand coloured linocut, 66 x 56 cm, edition 13. Courtesy the artist and Australian Galleries.

Jump on your bike and ride into Castlemaine Art Gallery to discover three amazing Australian printmakers and their tattoo inspired art.

Then get creative designing your own tattoo/animal inspired printing plate. Once your plate is made learn about how to ink it up, make an edition … Further information

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

ST Gill: Life on the Goldfields

17 July – 18 October 2015


Samuel Thomas Gill Recovery of Stray Horses announced
c1852 lithograph, 20.6 x 15.6 cm
Collection 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 some of the … 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