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
Daughters of the Sun: Christian Waller and Klytie Pate is a major exhibition exploring the formative influence of Christian Waller, celebrated printmaker of the Art Deco era, on her protégé niece, the outspoken Klytie Pate, who became one of Australia’s preeminent studio potters of the 20th century. In 1954, Christian Waller (b. 1894, Castlemaine) …read more
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.