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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

Friends of the Castlemaine Art Museum

Friends of Castlemaine Art Museum Inc. The purpose of FOCAM is to raise funds for the Gallery, broaden membership and organise art- related activities for gallery Friends. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JOINING FOCAM? You can glow in the knowledge that with every event you attend you are raising funds to save our precious gallery. …read more

Our Museum

Our Museum holds significant historical items including photographs, costumes, decorative arts and artefacts from the Mount Alexander goldfields district.The Historical Museum provides a fascinating look at the history of Castlemaine and the surrounding regions. From the Dja Dja Wurrung people, through to the Gold Rush and beyond, the museum has something for everyone. There is …read more


Overview of roles and responsibilities of the Trustees of the Gallery Presented by George Milford The role of the Trust is to administer funds. The Trust is distinct from the operational arm of the business. Most bequests to the Trust are restricted, specifying particular purposes for spending such as ‘pictures by female artists’ or award …read more

A.G.Lloyd-Stephenson Research Library

  Established as a resource for the professional staff of the Gallery and Museum, the Library is used to research works of art in the collection and proposed acquisitions, and to answer public enquiries. The strength of the Library is its holdings of Australian art monographs, auction and art dealer catalogues and our Australian artists …read more

Trustees, Board of Directors & Staff

Trustees: Mr George A Milford (Chairman of Trustees) Mr Bill I Maltby Board of Directors: Mr Craig Mutton (Chairperson) Qualifications: BComp (Monash), Master of Project Management (RMIT), MBA (MBS) Experience: Extensive executive management career, with deep skills in strategy, transformation leadership, and stakeholder engagement. Director on the Board of the Hepburn Health Service, and Chair …read more