Artists & Curators in Conversation

Join us this Sunday 10th November 2019 from 12-2pm for floor talks led by the artists and curators from each of our four new exhibitions. From the Land Speakers: Daikota Nelson, Uncle Rick Nelson, Artist – Alvin Briggs, Naomi Cass The Unquiet Landscape WHITCHELL GALLERY Speakers: Curator Jenny Long, Artist – Cameron Robbins Janina Green …read more

Castlemaine Art Museum Opening Weekend

You are invited to the launch of a suite of major new exhibitions on Saturday 9 November, 2—5pm. FOYER, MCKILLOP, SINCLAIR GALLERIES From The Land WHITCHELL GALLERY The Unquiet Landscape HIGGINS GALLERY Janina Green in conversation with the Collection BENEFACTORS GALLERY Castlemaine Art Gallery: early acquisitions from the Collection Opening launch will feature a pay …read more

The Unquiet Landscape

WHITCHELL GALLERY The Unquiet Landscape takes the form of a conversation between D H Lawrence’s 1922 novel, Kangaroo and a selection of artworks. At the core of the exhibition are many paintings from the Castlemaine Art Museum together with important works by living artists. None of the historical or contemporary art included here was made …read more

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), Batumbil Bararrwanga (Gumatj), Gabi Briggs (Anaiwan and Gumbangier)and Arika Waulu (Gunai and Gunditjmara), Alvin Darcy Briggs …read more

Janina Green in conversation with the Collection

Something in Janina Green’s hand printed, hand-coloured photographs of still lifes, landscapes and portraits, reminds me of works in the Castlemaine Art Museum. It’s neither the politics nor the unruly experimentation in Green’s work which remembers the Collection, but more so the sensibility: from CAM’s dark tonal paintings to delicate small still lives, naked women, …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