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2023 CAM Commission: David Rosetzky, Air to Atmosphere (#2), 2023, still from two channel video installation, giclée print on Canson Rag Photographique 310 gsm 100% cotton rag. Printed by Ian Hill Fine Art Printing.

2023 CAM Commission: David Rosetzky, Air to Atmosphere (#1), 2023, still from two channel video installation, giclée print on Canson Rag Photographique 310 gsm 100% cotton rag. Printed by Ian Hill Fine Art Printing.

2022 CAM Commission: David Frazer, Love and Fear, 2022, wood engraving. Handprinted by David Frazer.

2022 CAM Commission: Melinda Harper, Homage to the women founders of CAM, 2022, giclée print on archival 100% cotton rag paper. Printed by Ian Hill Fine Art Printing.

2022 CAM Commission: Zoe Amor, After the Storm, 2022, giclée print on archival 100% cotton rag paper. Printed by Ian Hill Fine Art Printing.

Events

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Monday 30 September

CAM is looking for a Chief Operations Officer. Reporting directly to the Board, the Chief Operations Officer will be a dedicated and experienced person leading strategic and business planning and management; and ensuring operations for CAM’s long-term future. For details, see CAM’s ad on
https://www.ethicaljobs.com.au/jobs-at-castlemaine-art-museum

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Connecting to Country

Sunday 4 August, 1:00pm — Sunday 4 August, 2:00pm

Connecting to Country through Sensorium with Aunty Kerri Douglas

Aunty Kerri Douglas is an Aboriginal woman, Elder, and a Traditional Owner identifying as Dja Dja Wurrung and Bangerang descent. Aunty Kerri has been a teacher and currently works for the Education Department, as a KESO worker (Koorie Engagement Support Officer). She is on the board of the DJAARA Balaki Wuka, a member of the Local Aboriginal and Education Consultative Group (LAECG) and Central Goldfields NAIDOC Committee. Aunty Kerri is also an artist exploring weaving and painting, interwinding cultural motifs with personal stories and regularly exhibits her work in Bendigo and Castlemaine.

Bookings necessary and sessions limited to 15 children
Parents and caretakers are welcome to join the sessions

Free Book here

Where: Castlemaine Art Museum
Address: 14 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine
Dates: Sunday 4 August
Time: 1:00pm – 2pm
Cost: Free


Supporters

RMIT Culture
Mount Alexander Shire Council
Victorian Health Promotion Foundation



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Public Programs - The Children's Sensorium

Sunday 21 July, 11:00am — Sunday 4 August, 4:00pm


Free Public Programs at the Castlemaine Art Museum
Bookings necessary and sessions limited to 20 children
Parents and caretakers are welcome to join the sessions


Thursday 27 June, 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Professional Development Session for Teachers
Getting to know The Children’s Sensorium
Guided tour of Sensorium with Curator Grace McQuilten and artist Larissa Hjorth.

Free Book here


Saturday 6th July, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Exploring Scent
Ages 4 - 11
Artist Anna Schwann explores various smells with children before they choose their own to include in their very own scented skycharm to take home or gift to a friend.

Free Book here


Friday 12th July, two sessions: 11.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 3.00pm
The Future of Play
Ages 4 - 11
Children learn the power of play as a core literacy. Circulating between a series of play stations, children discover play based learning to regulate emotions with artist Larissa Hjorth.

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Saturday 20th July, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
What’s that Sound?
Ages 4 – 11
Sound artist Philip Samartzis takes kids through the wonderful sounds of the children’s sensorium in this interactive workshop. Kids will travel to new places in an exploration of sound.

Free Book here


Sunday 21st July – 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Move, Sound, Touch, Play
Ages 4 - 11
Live Particle use carefully selected sensory objects and tools as entry points into embodied play: moving, vocalising, imagining, mindful touch and tactile resistance. The strategies are experiential, often non-verbal and provide creative strategies to manage physical and mental wellbeing.

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School bookings
If you would like to book an additional workshop for your school group, please contact CAM at
info@castlemaineartmuseum.org.au or 03 5472 2292

Where: Castlemaine Art Museum
Date: Various
Time: Various
Cost: Free


Supporters

RMIT Culture
Mount Alexander Shire Council
Victorian Health Promotion Foundation



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Opening and Prize Announcement | 2024 Len Fox Painting Award

Friday 27 September, 6:30pm — Friday 27 September, 8:30pm

Celebrate the opening of the 2024 Len Fox Painting Award exhibition, with the announcement of the $50,000 acquisitive award by judges John Wolseley and Emma Busowsky.

Join us for the opening on Friday 27 September, 6:30pm, with speeches and the award announcement from 7pm.

Thank you to our major sponsors, local winemaking co-operative Boomtown Wine, and local bar and brewery Love Shack Brewing Company for supporting CAM events and providing local beer and wine. Light refreshments also provided.


The Len Fox Painting Award is a biennial acquisitive painting prize and is awarded to a living Australian artist to commemorate the life and work of Emanuel Phillips Fox (1865–1915), the uncle of Len Fox, partner of benefactor Mona Fox. The Len Fox Painting Award and generous acquisitive cash prize of $50,000 is funded through a bequest from Mona Fox. The Len Fox Painting Award recognises and promotes the work of Australian artists pursuing the artistic interests and qualities of E. P. Fox. These include engagement with colour and light; ambitious connections with international developments in art; and an interest in travel and an engagement with the cultures of diverse regions and peoples.

Where: Castlemaine Art Museum
Date: Friday 27 September
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Prize Announcement 7pm)
Cost: Free

Event Supporters
Boomtown Wine
Love Shack Brewing Company




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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 people good spirit.
Uncle Rick Nelson

The Jaara people of the Dja Dja Wurrung are the Custodians of the land and waters on which we live and work. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging. We extend these same sentiments to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations peoples.

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Free entry
Thursday-Saturday
11am–4pm
Sunday
12pm–4pm