An exclusive Members Preview of the John Nixon EPW exhibition will be held on Thursday 15 March from 5.30pm-6.30pm. Curator Emma Busowsky Cox will give a floortalk at 6pm. This event is for Members only. Please RSVP for this event on 5472 2292.
Artist Talk: Shirley Macnamara, Damien Wright and Bonhula Yunupingu with Co-Curator Dr Clare Wright Sunday 19 March, 3pm Image: Shirley and Nathaniel Macnamara, Cu, Hand coiled copper wire and raw copper, 22 x 25 x 25 cm. © The Artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne; artist Shirley Macnamara. Castlemaine Art Museum invites you to an afternoon floor talk with …read more
Castlemaine Art Museum is proud to present three exhibitions in the 2017 Castlemaine State Festival visual art program: Leeroy New Castlemaine Art Museum Facade Leeroy New is one of the Philippines’ most intriguing young artists. In 2008, Leeroy won the prestigious Ateneo Art Award and took up a six-week residency at La Trobe University’s VAC (Visual Arts Centre) …read more
Coming soon to Castlemaine Art Museum John Nixon: EPW (19 March – 25 June). Image: John Nixon, Untitled, 2015, Enamel on canvas, 75 x 60 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne John Nixon (b. 1949, Sydney) is one of Australia’s foremost artists. Since his first solo exhibition in Melbourne in 1973, Nixon …read more
Join us on Sunday 26 February at 2pm for a storytelling workshop inspired by Michael Doolan’s World without World exhibition. Explore the exhibition with literacy educator Lisa D’Onofrio, then create your own crazy fairy tales and make a mixed-up Toy and Poem book. Curiosity encouraged! For ages 7–9 years, with an accompanying adult. Cost: $15 per …read more
In Conversation: Jenny Watson Monday 6 February, 6pm for 6.30pm start This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be put on a reserve list, please email Gallery Officer Elizabeth Retallick. We will endeavour to be in touch with you at least two days before the event if there are any cancellations. …read more
TOY WORLDS: CLAY WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS Come along to a fun clay workshop at Castlemaine Art Museum to celebrate artist Michael Doolan’s exhibition ‘World without World’. – Bring along your favourite toy or bear to model in clay – Learn clay techniques, such as slabs and coils – Get inspired by artist Michael …read more