Work continues at CAM

CAM Renewal Director Naomi Cass is pictured with Glenda Nicholls (Wadi Wadi/Yorta Yorta/ Ngarrindgeri) exquisite Throw Net, 2013. The piece features hand dyed wool carpet string, metallic thread, emu feathers and quandong seeds.

The dedicated team at Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM) have been working hard behind the scenes to continue to maintain the gallery, catalogue the collection and prepare new exhibitions for the public to enjoy when the gallery can reopen.

Regular email updates and ‘Reflections on Castlemaine Art Museum’ generously shared by local artists and curators have also been keeping the CAM community connected with the collection during lockdown, including contributions from Judy Annear on painter Jenny Watson, Peter Perry on Arnold Shore and Mark Dober on Fred Williams.

CAM Renewal Director Naomi Cass said it has been a very busy time.
“The community will be pleased to know the gallery has been well cared for during the closure and we have continued to work on photographing and cataloguing the collection to be featured on our beautiful new website which is being developed as we speak,” Ms Cass said.

The Castlemaine Art Museum is being assisted in this work by its new media partner Art Guide Australia and the project has been supported by funding from the Albert and Barbara Tucker Foundation. See the Mail for the full story. Out Now.

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.