Get Lost in the Creative

Get your Get Lost map here - Get out, get excited. Our community has worked together to offer up a true smorgasbord of culture and creativity. There’s a reason we’re part of the UNESCO Creative City and Region of Gastronomy: we bring our hearts to everything we do, including our local food production. Enjoy takeaway Thai by artfully lit landmarks or fish […]
THE ART OF PINSTRIPING – Castlemaine Hot Rod Centre - The Art of Pinstriping will support the revival of Pinstriping as a ‘lost trade’, once practiced widely in our region at the Castlemaine Foundry. This project will help preserve this artform in a community where it was once prolific, with up to 10 local VCAL Students at Castlemaine Secondary College directly benefiting through a program […]
THE STORYTELLER’S GUIDE TO THE GOLDFIELDS – Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky -   The Storyteller’s Guide to the Goldfields is series of audio tours that take you to the places and tell you the stories of the goldfields and Dja Dja Wurrung country in central Victoria – in and around Castlemaine and Bendigo. Written, produced and presented by Castlemaine storyteller and musician, Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky, The Storyteller’s […]
RE-THINKING THE STREETS – Kate Gamble - Re-thinking the streets will bring together country-based urban designers and local makers to re-imagine the streetscapes in our region. It will look at what sort of elements could be introduced to our public spaces to help people distance, queue and otherwise operate in the way we all need to in the era of COVID19. These […]
Bust(ed) – Lisa D’Onofrio - Bust(ed) is kick starting a program to commemorate and celebrate the lives of regional women, both past and present, in Mount Alexander Shire. Recognising and celebrating the achievements of women in all facets of life has a positive impact on the development of self-respect and new opportunities for women, as well as men, with gender […]
CASTLEMAINE RAILWAY STATION SOUND INSTALLATION – Martin Lee and Wally Gunn - Martin Lee and Wally Gunn’s sound installation at Castlemaine Railway Station will share our collective stories of physical travel and document the unique experiences of our residents during this exceptional time. This creative team will seek out stories from people already marginalised by advanced age, ethnicity, physical ability, or economic disadvantage, and amplify their voices. […]
THE WAY-THE WATER-THE WALK – Punctum Inc. - Get Lost Quick enabled Punctum to build an interactive component for their latest work in development: the Way-the Water-the Walk – a highly anticipated, hyper-local (and booked out!) experience at Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM) over four days, from November 27, 2020. Part large scale puzzle, part performance, in a plumbed landscape, the Way-the Water-the Walk […]
CASTLEMAINE ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP (CEW) – Sach Motee - The Castlemaine Electronic Workshop (CEW) showcases software set-ups for producing and performing electronic compositions and has over 30 members regularly meeting online. Kick-started by Get Lost Quick, this new collective has created a mission statement and are currently planning for the first electronic music seminar / performance in early 2021 featuring local artists and enthusiasts […]
LOVE YOUR LOCAL – Taproom/Shedshaker Brewing - LOVE YOUR LOCAL was a month-long celebration of local performers taking place at The Taproom from 1st to 30th August 2020, broadcasting 14 performances, employing 30 local musicians and reaching over 4000 audience members online. Shedshaker Brewing is inspired by 3 critical ingredients – community, collaboration and creativity – and this project helped nurture our […]
THE VILLAGE FIRE GARDEN – The Village Festival - The Village Fire Garden will be a COVIDSafe re-emergence event for our community and provide employment and professional development for our local creative workforce. Five diverse artists will collaborate with each other across artforms and together with Main FM and the community of the Central Goldfields, will combine spoken word, music, sculpture, pyrotechnics and puppetry […]