John Nixon: EPW | 19 March – 25 June

  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

Storytelling workshop | Sunday 26 February, 2pm

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 at CAM

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

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

Holiday Fun at Castlemaine Art Museum

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

Groove is in the Heart

Coming soon to Castlemaine Art Museum, the amazing Minna Gilligan! Minna Gilligan works primarily with painting, drawing and collage. Her practice speaks of fleeting, personal encounters with the past and present, and manifests in a tumultuous reconciliation of both. Though her artworks reference 1960s/ ‘70s psychedelia and evoke a nostalgic romanticism – with lone women …read more

World Without World

2017 begins with two very exciting exhibitions, including Michael Doolan’s incredible World Without World (15 January – 26 February) Michael Doolan was born in 1959, Melbourne, Australia and currently lives in Melbourne and works in Sydney where he is a lecturer at the University of Sydney. Michael has held various solo exhibitions throughout Australia, most recently: …read more