Author: VivHamilton

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Our volunteers at Buda are such committed and enthusiastic people that I celebrate them...

May 18 is ICOM’s International Museums Day and Museums and Galleries have been invited to unite by posting an online expression of our shared belief in the power of ideas...

Above - Chimney repairs with addition of small platforms to support slate cappings Just an update for you on the Living Heritage Grant house conservation and repairs project currently underway at...

We are so excited that our fountain, featuring Dorothy Leviny's metal work is finally fixed. Thank you to the generous donors for your support and Colin Tracey for the work....

We are now up and running with the house conservation project! Workers started onsite this week with cleaning down and repairs to the external rendering on the facade and re-pointing...

It seems dreams can come true! To our surprise and great delight a small bolt of the printed fabric design 'TOTEM' (1948) by Frances Burke has recently come to light...

We had a visit from the Hon Richard Wynne, Minister for Planning last week. The Minister was in Castlemaine to survey the completion of conservation works to the garden at...

It was with great excitement and in front of a crowd of over 80 people, including Lisa Chesters, Federal Member Bendigo, Mayor of Castlemaine Bronwyn Machen, Zoë Guthrie  Heritage Victoria, George...

A great night was had by all with a full house at Buda's Twilight Jazz on June 9 with the incomparable Chonk. Here's Chonk playing Jazz Wars at Twilight Jazz at...

Where else would you get to see how to make bamboo fishing rods, sauerkraut, beeswax wraps or how to twist garden trimmings into delightful objects all in one day? At...

The winners of our 2018 raffle were 1st Prize - Barb Potter 2nd Prize - Margot Stork 3rd Prize - Pauline Reid Gingerbread House - Gen Kelly Many thanks to those who entered. Our winners...

I was lucky enough to be present when George Milford, our treasurer, was presented the Ray Tonkin award for volunteer services to heritage by the Heritage Council of Victoria on...