PATRICK POUND: The Museum of Holes


As part of the official Castlemaine State Festival Visual Arts Program, Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum is proud to present Patrick Pound’s exhibition The Museum of Holes. This exhibition forms one of three currently on display during the Festival period (13-22 March): Patrick Pound Museum of Holes, Ginger Riley The Boss of Colour and Catherine Pilgrim Making History: The Hidden World of the Leviny Women.
Conjuring up a surprising range of meanings, from the cave to the grave, wishing wells and open-cut mines, portals and punctures, burrows and beehives, Patrick Pound’s Museum of Holes is an amusing installation. Like a crossword puzzle of things, it emphasises the idea … Further information

CATHERINE PILGRIM Making History: Hidden World of the Leviny Women


Ginger Riley: The Boss of Colour

15 January – 19 April 2015

Ngak Ngak Announces the Exhibition 1996
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
200 x 219 cm
Private collection
© Estate of Ginger Riley
Reproduced with permission

Castlemaine Art Gallery is proud and privileged to present the exhibition, Ginger Riley: The Boss of Colour. This will be the first major exhibition of Ginger Riley Munduwalawala’s work since the retrospective Mother Country in Mind: The Art of Ginger Riley Munduwalawala held at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1997, and the first survey exhibition in a public gallery since the artist passed away in 2002. Further information

The Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Award- Entries invited

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

Len Fox Painting Award 2015- Calling for entries

 On the Mediterranean Coast c1911  E Phillips Fox

On the Mediterranean Coast c.1911
E Phillips Fox

Castlemaine Art Gallery is calling for entries for the 2015 Len Fox Painting Award.The Len Fox Painting Award is an acquisitive award of $20,000 for a painting by an Australian artist of an Australian subject. The award was initiated and funded by Len Fox (1905-2004) to commemorate the life and work of his uncle, the Australian born painter Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915).  Further information