Orbit: Kylie Banyard – Holding Ground

December 26 – January 31 2021, Benefactors Gallery. The first exhibition in CAM’s Orbit program; a series of exhibitions by artists who live and work in Central Victoria. Kylie Banyard’s practice is grounded in painting and intersects with photography, video and sculpture, as well as fields such as architecture and education. In her work, she …read more

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

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

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

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

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