lot19 was founded to celebrate life

lot 19 is an evolving artspace in the central highlands of victoria with studio spaces, an outdoor stage, a contemporary art gallery which also presents excellent music, marionette theatre, performance, and film, and an outdoor sculpture park. We are dedicated to promoting undiluted excellence in the full field of human experience, and are not driven by sales. for our history, and who we are, click here


we are thrilled to announce a new concept, THE CHRYSALIS PROJECT, where lot19 donate a free studio to an emerging artist of particular vigour and talent so they can peruse their craft beyond immediate financial constraints. the first artist to be granted the studio is inta parsons, and we look forward to you becoming aware of her work in the near future! we look forward to this idea having legs, and as the concept develops, supporting a wide range of emerging artists over the years…

we are so happy to now host 26 artists, following the completion of 4 new studios. a further new studio allows us the honour of hosting ‘trouble magazine‘, and a new open-access pottery studio is nearing completion, with a large gas fired top-hat kiln and a small electric kiln. please email expressions of interest, and stay tuned for details. next is an additional new stage… (oops, this building thing is infectious!), and a new studio for a print collective! yep…

There are still a limited number of slots left for new shows: check out our Proposal information for more details! the curators meet to discuss proposals april, july and november, so please have your idea, along with all relevant info and images emailed to us by the first of those months

if you are interested in studio space, please contact mark

where we are…

try mark anstey on 0427 724 149 (9am-6pm), denise martin 0488789852 (9am-6pm), or email lot19artspace@gmail.com. please be patient as we are passionate volunteers…

we are at lot19 langslow street (which is up a little lane called mcshanags drive, off langslow st!) castlemaine 3450 victoria australia (map below)

mailing address: po box 937 castlemaine, 3450, victoria, australia

Current Shows

studio for rent!

a rare opportunity…there are 2 studios available at lot19. they are reasonably priced, and most excellent. please contact mark for details, markanstey19@gmail.com, 0427724149

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6th lot19 spring sculpture prize oct 17th


calling all sculptors we are assessing final round applications! please get in touch with your sculptural submissions. we open oct 17th there are many prizes for this year, including 2000 from lot19, the ron anstey big hearted sculpture award 1000, the hub sustainability award 500, universal power and light 300, and more!

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guitar/ukelele making workshops with benedict stewart

ben uke image

summer/autumn 2015 guitar intensives jan 4-10, 18-24 ukelele intensives march 14/15 and 21/22 using the tools of the trade, experience the time-honoured tradition of luthery first hand, building your own solid wood instrument. bookings essential ben@benedictstewartinstruments.com 0439 722 218

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castlemaine press (printmaking collective) and castlemaine clay (open access ceramics studio) set to open

register your interest now!

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