Castlemaine Art Museum is thrilled to be hosting a number of exhibitions and events as part of the visual arts component of the Castlemaine State Festival programme. Image: Photograph by Kylie Stillman CAM will be open EVERYDAY throughout the Festival (22-31 March) with extended hours from 10am – 5pm. We look forward to seeing …read more
Len Fox Painting Award 2019 The Len Fox Painting Award is a highlight of the Castlemaine Art Museum 2019 Exhibition Program. The Len Fox Painting Award is a biennial prize and is awarded to a living Australian artist (or Permanent Resident) to commemorate the life and work of Emmanuel Phillips Fox (1865–1915), the uncle of …read more
Gifted: The Kohane and Moore donations of Australian studio ceramics showcases two recent major gifts to the Castlemaine Art Museum collection. Generously donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, these gifts highlight the vital role that private donors have in supporting and building a significant collection. These works, spanning ceramic art in Australia from …read more
Please be aware that the Castlemaine Art Museum will be closed for installation on Friday 7 July until Saturday 8 July. Apologies for any inconvenience. We will be installing the sculptural work, Graham. Evolutionary science and human vulnerability are at the centre of Graham, a sculptural work by Patricia Piccinini that explores what we might look …read more
Join artist Melinda Harper for a floor talk reflecting on the work of John Nixon and the current exhibition at CAM. Friday 9 June, at 12.30pm Free with museum entry Image: John Nixon, ‘Briar Hill’, 2015, ename, bottlecaps and various woods on canvas, 50 x 40 cm. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery.
Jacqui Stockdale’s Drawing the Labyrinth comprises more than one hundred metres of drawings presented in a fold-out concertina sketchbook set out on tables and configured in the form of a labyrinth. This continuous length of drawings reflects the artists’ intimate journey over a twelve month period, variously depicting moments spent travelling across Europe, incorporating a …read more
2.30PM-4PM SATURDAY 20TH MAY CASTLEMAINE ART MUSEUM: 14 LYTTLETON ST, CASTLEMAINE / FREE* LOOKISH as part of the ISH Queer Ideas Activisim Arts Festival, and Castlemaine Art Museum a selection of David McDiarmid’s Rainbow Aphorisms and Deborah Kelly and Tina Fiveash’s Hey Hetero! public art posters, on loan from the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Rhetorical, …read more