Lot19 was founded to celebrate life

Lot19 Art Space is an evolving creative space and events venue located in the central highlands of Victoria. The property also consists of 21 artists studios, two outdoor stages, a contemporary art gallery, and an outdoor sculpture park.  We currently accommodate 28 artists in our 21 artists’ studio spaces, including Castlemaine Press, a community access print-making studio, and Castlemaine Clay, a community ceramics facility.

For our history, and who we are, click here

Image: Holly Engelhardt


Image by Richard Baxter

We are now seeking applications for a new concept, THE CHRYSALIS PROJECT, where Lot19 donate a free studio to an emerging artist of particular vigour and talent so they can pursue their craft beyond immediate financial constraints.  


Who we are…


Where we are…

We are at Lot19 Mcshanag Drive (off Langslow Street), Castlemaine 3450, Victoria, Australia (map below)

Mailing Address: PO Box 937, Castlemaine, 3450, Victoria, Australia.




Current Shows

Cameron Robbins: 22-31 March 2019

Harnessing the randomness of natural forces, Robbins connects to notions of landscape and the broader dynamics of climate ecologies. Distilling patterns and systems from particular locations, the artist accesses energy and force to express an awareness of our place and context. These interpretations of the dynamics and scale of the physical world suggest the complexities …

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Castlemaine Idyll 2019 – Entries Now Open

  Lot19 Art Space presents Castlemaine IDYLL, March 30 2019 This much loved event is a chance for you, yes YOU to put down that hairbrush and take to the stage for real!  Backed by the awesome live IDYLL band and your own backing singers you take the lead and be anybody you want to …

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The Number 5: 1-16 Dec 2018

    The Number 5 is the most dynamic and energetic of all the single digit numbers. It is unpredictable, always in motion, and constantly in need of change. Although it is moulded from an almost equal mix of masculine and feminine qualitites, in general the the 5 is slightly more feminine – albiet a …

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Woven Dialogue Exhibition: 14-23 Sept 2018

Lot19 Artspace has invited members from the Dja Dja Wurrung Clan and Aboriginal weavers from the Peppimenarti community in the Northern Territory to come together to collaborate over a Woven Dialogue. Lot 19 will be transformed into an applied studio residency, allowing weavers from different regions to explore, discuss and exchange knowledge associated with the …

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2018 SPRING SCULPTURE PRIZE: 13-28 October

  Lot19’s Spring Sculpture Prize has become a well known creative institution in Castlemaine and throughout the surrounding region, attracting a very high caliber of work. “This is our 13th show and it’s a chance for emerging artists to exhibit with professional artists”, Mark (owner/operator/curator) says. “In a big way it’s a celebration of what’s …

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