Public art reflects and enriches our society and adds meaning to our communities’ place and uniqueness. Placed in public spaces this art is for everyone, a form of collective expression.
Our Public Art Policy creates new and unique ways for people to engage in the experience of being outdoors and revitalises public spaces within our community.
We support all contemporary art practices of emerging and established artists through integration of works in:
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Acorns, 2020, Nicolas Dunand, Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, Castlemaine VIC
Dusk, 2021, Zoe Amour, Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, Castlemaine VIC
Paste Up Commission, MAP Group, 2018, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine VIC
Spherophyte, 2021, Alex Sanson, Victory Park, Castlemaine VIC
Justin Andrews, 2019, Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC
Reconciliation Stone, 2017, Glenn Braybrook
Campbells Creek Park
Mechanics Lane, 2023, Street Art Commission: U.Know
In 2021, we funded the establishment of a temporary 'village square' in Frederick Street, an underused laneway in central Castlemaine.