Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Lyttleton Street. - Castlemaine, VIC

Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Lyttleton Street.

The Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum was founded in 1913 and has an impressive collection of Australian artworks and objects from Castlemaine and the surrounding district. The Gallery is housed in a heritage-listed art deco building designed by Percy Meldrum, one of the earliest examples of modernist architecture in regional Victoria.

Castlemaine Art Gallery and Museum is considered one of the state's finest provincial galleries, featuring major Australian works of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection includes the paintings of Frederick McCubbin, Tom Roberts, Louis Buvelot, Russell Drysdale, Fred Williams, Margaret Preston , John Brack, Clifton Pugh, Lloyd Rees, Roger Kemp and many more recent works.

In 1990 the Gallery began to collect photographs of Australian artists by Australian photographers and holds works by photographers such as Max Dupain, Olive Cotton and May Moore.

An extensive reference library is available to assist art students and members of the public in research. The Gallery shop has a wide range of postcards, greeting cards, fine art reproduction prints and books for sale.

Hours: Monday – Friday 10am–5pm,
Saturday & Sunday 12noon–5pm

Admission: $4 / $3 Conc / $2 Students

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Contact Details

Phone
03 - 5472 2292

Location

Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine.
Castlemaine, VIC, 3450