Shot in the arm for arts bodies

Castlemaine State Festival director Glyn Roberts, member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards, Punctum's artistic director Jude Anderson and Castlemaine Art Museum chair Craig Mutton at Castlemaine Art Museum for this week's funding announcement. Photo: Eve Lamb

Three of Castlemaine ‘s key arts institutions have received a funding injection from the state government as part of efforts to help the creative sector get back on its feet in the wake of COVID.
The Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine State Festival and Castlemaine live arts group, Punctum have each received a welcome shot in the arm.
Castlemaine Art Museum has got $94,970, Castlemaine State Festival $91,100, and Punctum’s ‘medicinal dose’ is $54,811.
“The creative sector has been hit hard by the pandemic and needs our support to survive,” Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards said, while in Castlemaine to announce the dollars being delivered via stage two of Creative Victoria’s Strategic Investment Fund. Read more in today’s Mail. 02.10.20.