Castlemaine Art Gallery Appoints Curator


Emma Busowsky Cox

We are excited to announce the appointment of Emma Busowsky Cox as Curator at Castlemaine Art Gallery.

Emma Busowsky Cox is an art museum professional with a love of Australian art, collections, exhibitions and ideas. Prior to her appointment at Castlemaine, Emma was Curator of the Deakin University art collection and Gallery, a role encompassing the research, development, caretaking and inventory of the collection as well as curating exhibitions and collection displays across the University campuses. Here Emma curated the survey exhibition Katherine Hattam: Desire first 1978-2015, and authored the … Further information

Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan 2016



Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan is an extraordinary Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition by one of the nation’s most incisive artists, and is of great relevance to all Australians. The exhibition officially opens at Castlemaine Art Gallery on Friday 15 January 2016.

The exhibition itself was the result of the Archibald Prize-winning artist’s three-week tour across Afghanistan in October 2011. Engaged as an Official War Artist, his purpose was to record and interpret the experiences of Australians deployed as part of Operation Slipper in Kabul, Kandahar, and Tarin Kot in Afghanistan and at … Further information

Business and Art Forum at Castlemaine Art Gallery, 4 December 2015



Considering Mount Alexander has more creative types per capita than anywhere else in Australia, it seemed only fitting that Business Mount Alexander should organise a Business & Art forum.

These kinds of forums can be the perfect way to share ideas about how local businesses can best benefit from art, culture and event tourism in the district. With the coming of 2016 nearing ever closer it is also the perfect time to launch the third Arts Open, a visual art festival taking … Further information

David Frazer Christmas Cards at CAGHM

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
Visit the CAGHM shop and find some wonderful gifts for your family and friends.

Make someone special very happy with a limited edition
wood engraving by our amazing local artist David Frazer!

Printed by hand with typeset on Arches acid free 100% cotton 300gsm paper, using his beautiful Columbian Press built in the 1850s.

Each card is signed and numbered in pencil by David Frazer.
Strictly limited edition of 100. Can be framed, as it is a card
but also an original artwork!


Artist Talk | Srebrenka Kunek

Saturday 5 December 2015, 2pm

Hear artist Srebrenka Kunek speak about her contribution to the exhibition Bright Lives: Women of Gold and her art practice more broadly at Castlemaine Art Gallery this Saturday.sk_been coffee

Current exhibitions

Glimpses of Chewton
31 October – 31 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: 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 … Further information