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 Origini, Togs and Coffee Bean cafés and other excellent restaurants. Also in Templeton Street is the Maurocco Bar in the Midland Private Hotel.

Open Wednesday 1-5pm, Thursday-Saturday 11-5pm ten months of the year. The gallery is generally closed during January and August for Summer and Winter Recesses.

 Hours: Wednesday 1-5pm, Thursday – Saturday 11-5pm.

Please note: Due to the evolving health crisis, the gallery will be closed as a precautionary measure until further advice is received.

The planned exhibitions by Margaret Lees and Sue Gilford will be re-scheduled; dates will be announced on this page once finalised.