Falkner Gallery was opened in 2002 by Dale Falkner, formerly Head of Art at a Melbourne Secondary School and Director of Coonara Gallery, Olinda.

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 1860s building in Castlemaine’s CBD, 100 metres from the railway station,  150 metres from the Post Office and 250 metres from the Visitors Information Centre. Fig café is next door; nearby are the Local, the Depot, Origini, Togs and Coffee Bean cafés plus the Republic and other excellent restaurants. Opposite in Templeton Street are Cecode and the Maurocco Bar in the Midland Private Hotel.

Open Thursday – Sunday 11am – 5pm, ten months of the year. The gallery is generally closed in January and June/July for Summer and Winter Recesses.

Note: The gallery will be closed the following 2 days: Friday 24 November and Thursday 14 December due to unavoidable commitments. Thank you for your understanding.

Christmas and Summer Hours:

Falkner Gallery will be open everyday 11-5pm in the final days before Christmas [Fri 15 Dec until noon Sunday 24 Dec] and will then close for the Summer Break 25 Dec, re-opening Thursday 25 Jan 2018 with two new exhibitions.