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.
Artist Talk: Shirley Macnamara, Damien Wright and Bonhula Yunupingu Sunday 19 March, 3pm Castlemaine Art Museum invites you to an afternoon floor talk with artists Shirley Macnamara, Damien Wright and Bonhula Yunupingu in conversation with the Castlemaine State Festival exhibition The Extractive Frontier’s Co-Curator, Dr Clare Wright. Shirley Macnamara has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government …read more
Image: John Nixon, Untitled, 2015, Enamel on canvas, 75 x 60 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne John Nixon (b. 1949, Sydney) is one of Australia’s foremost artists. Since his first solo exhibition in Melbourne in 1973, Nixon has mounted hundreds of exhibitions in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and the …read more
Join us on Sunday 26 February at 2pm for a storytelling workshop inspired by Michael Doolan’s World without World exhibition. Explore the exhibition with literacy educator Lisa D’Onofrio, then create your own crazy fairy tales and make a mixed-up Toy and Poem book. Curiosity encouraged! For ages 7–9 years, with an accompanying adult. Cost: $15 per …read more
In Conversation: Jenny Watson Monday 6 February, 6pm for 6.30pm start This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be put on a reserve list, please email Gallery Officer Elizabeth Retallick. We will endeavour to be in touch with you at least two days before the event if there are any cancellations. …read more
TOY WORLDS: CLAY WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS Come along to a fun clay workshop at Castlemaine Art Museum to celebrate artist Michael Doolan’s exhibition ‘World without World’. – Bring along your favourite toy or bear to model in clay – Learn clay techniques, such as slabs and coils – Get inspired by artist Michael …read more
Families are invited to visit CAM between 15 January – 26 February 2017 to explore our two exhibitions Groove is in the Heart by Minna Gilligan, and World Without World by Michael Doolan. To celebrate these artists and their shared exploration of play and imaginary worlds, CAM has created opportunities for our younger visitors to …read more