From the Land

FOYER, MCKILLOP, SINCLAIR GALLERIES Womindjika Woorineen willam bit Willam DJA DJA wurrung Balug Wokuk mung gole-bo-turoi talkoop mooroopook Welcome to our homeland home of the Dja Dja Wurrung people we offer you good spirit Uncle Rick Nelson, Dja Dja Wurrung Elder Artists Peter Banjurljurl (Jinang), Alvin Darcy Briggs (Yorta Yorta, Taungwurrung), Blackgin (Wurundjeri), John Hunter …read more

Bathing Hour,1909. E. Phillips Fox

About Us

Founded in 1913, the Castlemaine Art Museum has a unique collection of Australian art and fascinating historical artefacts reflecting the early history of the district. The beautiful art deco building, dating from 1931 with several extensions since then, is a work of art itself, with purpose-built galleries. The Gallery and Museum is fully accredited by …read more

Friends of the Castlemaine Art Museum

Friends of Castlemaine Art Museum Inc. The purpose of FOCAM is to raise funds for the Gallery, broaden membership and organise art- related activities for gallery Friends. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JOINING FOCAM? You can glow in the knowledge that with every event you attend you are raising funds to save our precious gallery. …read more

Our Museum

Our Museum holds significant historical items including photographs, costumes, decorative arts and artefacts from the Mount Alexander goldfields district.The Historical Museum provides a fascinating look at the history of Castlemaine and the surrounding regions. From the Dja Dja Wurrung people, through to the Gold Rush and beyond, the museum has something for everyone. There is …read more

2019 Len Fox Painting Award

Len Fox Painting Award 2019 The Len Fox Painting Award Exhibition was open to the public from 8 June 2019 – 1 September 2019. Congratulations to the winner of the 2019 Len Fox Painting Award Betty Kuntiwa Pumani. Betty Kuntiwa Pumani was announced on Friday 7 June as the winner of the 2019 Len Fox …read more


Overview of roles and responsibilities of the Trustees of the Gallery Presented by George Milford The role of the Trust is to administer funds. The Trust is distinct from the operational arm of the business. Most bequests to the Trust are restricted, specifying particular purposes for spending such as ‘pictures by female artists’ or award …read more

Artist Floor Talk: Beard and Influence

Our upcoming exhibition Beard and Influence (10 July – 15 August 2016) explores portraiture and the performative nature of the artist in the various guises of twelve Australian bushrangers. Clayton Tremlett has recreated original photographs of twelve bushrangers, and from this documentation he has developed self-portraits in linocut and laser resist etching prints. Hear the …read more