ANN GEROE CERAMICS: A Survey exhibition

26 April – 1 June 2014

To coincide with the artist’s 80th birthday, this exhibition brings together Geroe’s finest works, borrowed from public and private collections. It is an opportunity to showcase her command of the working materials and techniques, as well as her ability to combine historical precedents with contemporary form. Curated by Kirsten McKay, with assistance from Louise Smith. Further information

STREETON TRIO: Music to warm the heart

26th April 2014 at 7:00pm

Following their triumphant performance at the 2013 Castlemaine State Festival, The Streeton Trio return for a special concert in the magnificent surrounds of the Castlemaine Art Gallery Further information

JENNIE STEWART Works on paper

3 May – 7 June 2014

(Benefactors Gallery)

JENNIE STEWART Settlement Country 2014 Mixed Media Reproduced courtesy of the artist

Settlement Country
2014 Mixed Media
Reproduced courtesy
of the artist

Recent works inspired by the environment and landscape throughout Victoria. Stewart’s work explores the sensuous experience of landscape and the relationship between humans and their environment. In her paintings the figurative and abstract coalesce in layered images, which are rich with gestural mark-making and other visual traces of her expressionistic reworking of the scene.

Searching for the Aztecs in Mexico City

Saturday 3 May 1.00pm

Mictlantecuhtli (god of death), about 1480

Mictlantecuhtli (god of death), about 1480

Museum Victoria has a new international touring exhibition the “Aztecs”. This international touring exhibition is the first ever visit of an Aztec exhibition to Australia and is first being exhibited at the Melbourne Museum. The Aztecs tells the glorious, dramatic and ultimately tragic story of the Aztec Empire that rose and fell in the area we now know as Mexico City. The exhibition provides a fascinating insight into the ways of life, beliefs and rituals of the … Further information