Falkner Gallery specialises in historic and contemporary fine arts by Australian and overseas artists. Bookplates, collagraphs, drawings, engravings, etchings, linocuts, lithographs, monotypes, paintings, photographs, serigraphs, sculptures, watercolours, wood engravings and woodcuts are displayed in five gallery rooms in frequently changing exhibitions.
Selected Australian and overseas sculpture, jewellery, crafts, furniture and handmade cards are also exhibited and an archival framing service is offered.
The gallery occupies a two-storey 1860’s building in Castlemaine’s CBD, 100 metres from the railway station, 150 metres from the Post Office and 250 metres from the Visitor Information Centre. Fig café is next door; nearby are the Depot, Origini, Togs and Coffee Bean cafés, plus the Republic and other excellent restaurants.
Open Wednesday 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Thursday to Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday by appointment, ten months of the year. The gallery is generally closed in January and June/July for summer and winter recesses.