Cloudy – a few isolated showers

In times of uncertainty, the sky is always there; blue, limitless and clear. Except for clouds. The sky evokes strong sensations in art, poetry and the gallery. Clouds gather in the Whitchell gallery with historical and contemporary painting, photography, sound, watercolour and sculpture, curated by Jenny Long. Artists Ros Bandt, W Rubery Bennett, Lina Bryans, …read more

the Way-the Water-the Walk

Punctum’s the Way-the Water-the Walk (Reserved for the Convenience or Pleasure of the People), invites the public into the complex balancing act of water management. With a focus on the Murray Darling Basin, it poses a ‘wicked problem’, one that is byzantine to behold and complex to solve. Presented in the Stoneman Gallery, part large …read more

Cast Recast : Damon Moon

A second-generation maker, Damon Moon is one of Australia’s most respected and prolific ceramicists. Inspired by the beautiful gentle space of the Sinclair Gallery and CAM’s facade, Moon responds to architecture, pottery and process, creating a poetic and contemporary recast of the past. “The past is not separate from the present. In making work for …read more

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

2019 Experimental Print Prize

A Major new Award announced for Castlemaine Art Museum and Printmaking in Victoria Castlemaine Art Museum recognises and celebrates contemporary printmaking through its Experimental Print Prize. The biennial, non-acquisitive prize will be presented in 2019, 2021 and 2023 and is open to artists resident in Victoria. Through the generous support of an anonymous local donor, …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), Alvin Darcy Briggs (Yorta Yorta, Taungwurrung), Blackgin (Wurundjeri), John Hunter …read more