Exhibitions | Art

The Warehouse – Clunes

The Warehouse – Clunes houses the Visitor Information Centre, library, Clunes Museum, exhibitions, events and meeting spaces.

The Warehouse is situated next to Collins Place, which has a picnic area and provides a lovely space to relax. On the second Sunday of the month you will meet local producers at the Clunes Farmers Market. Over summer you can also experience the outdoor cinema. The Warehouse – Clunes has the facilities to be the location for your next team meeting, business conference, family gathering, tour group stop over or artistic exhibition.

The original part of this building was the former warehouse of contractors Nichol and Wallace, who supplied goods to Clunes' miners, farmers and residents. This part of the building is more than 100 years old and currently houses the Clunes Museum, a must visit when in Clunes.

  • 36 Fraser St, Clunes
  • 03 5345 3359
  • Open lunch and dinner Seven days per week

Creswick of the Lindsay’s Arts Trail

The Creswick of the Lindsay’s Arts Trail highlights the sites and buildings in Creswick that have significance to the Lindsay family.

At each site there is a description explaining the importance of the site to the family. Many include QR codes, allowing you to access further information on your mobile device. The best place to start the trail is at the Creswick Visitor Information Centre, at the corner of Victoria Street and Albert Street, although you can join it at any site you choose.
Most sites can be reached with an easy walk, but some – such as the cemetery – are best visited by car. The total distance of the trail is 7.3 km. However you choose to travel, enjoy the journey!

  • 03 5345 2845
  • Sunset to sunrise

Public Art – ‘My Dearest’

"My Dearest", otherwise known as the giant cup and ball is located in Calembeen Park, Creswick and was completed in late 2016.

It is made from concrete and polyurethane by artist, Mark Cuthbertson. The work resembles a cup and ball child's toy. "My Dearest" references the hardship and loss within families of the gold rush era. The artwork is a symbolic gesture of a sentimental item or cherished keep sake to provoke ideas of connection, loss and memories of the past.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

‘The Cottage’ Public Art

"Cottage" was completed in 2015 at Lake Daylesford by local, Glenlyon artist, Jason Waterhouse.

The artwork is made of decorative, hand-wrought iron inspired by patterns that can be seen around the town of Daylesford. "Cottage" draws on the architecture of miner's cottages during the gold rush era. It seeks to remind us of the historical foundations of modern Daylesford.

Take the short stroll from Lake Daylesford, past Central Springs Mineral Reserve to discover this hidden gem.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

Inter-stelae | Trentham Public Art

Inter-stelae is a monument to cultural presence on an ancient landscape, acknowledging that the site on which it sits is imbued with layers of cultural history and memory. It is a memorial that allows for a re-imagining of the natural environment and an appreciation of a land that is always bigger and older than its occupants.

Artist: Michael Needham
Title: Inter-stelae (monument)
Date constructed: 2017
Materials: concrete, steel

  • Open all hours

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