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

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

New Gallery Manager for CAM

The Board of Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Naomi Cass as Gallery Manager, CAM. Naomi has a longstanding career in arts management and development, including most recently as Director of the Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne. Naomi has previously been a curator and writer working in contemporary art, …read more

Gifted: The Kohane and Moore donations of Australian studio ceramics

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

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

Beard and Influence | Clayton Tremlett

  The exhibition Beard and Influence is coming soon to Castlemaine Art Gallery (10 July – 15 August 2016). Beard and Influence, by local artist Clayton Tremlett, is a study of 12 bushrangers (and their beards) realised as a series of large scale prints. Tremlett has conducted research into 12 bushrangers and their stories, and has …read more