Ballarat's community groups performing at Buninyong Brewery to assist refugees
The Art Gallery of Ballarat's new collection Capturing Flora is more than just an exhibition. One of the most exciting parts of this exhibition is the range of different events designed to complement the collection. So far there have been music recitals, public lectures on a range of topics, drawin
Local concert pianist, Bronwyn Blaiklock, and Sydney clarinettist, Samantha Kelson Gray, come together for an evening of contemporary clarinet and piano in the Oddie Gallery as part of the Art Gallery's exhibition 'Capturing Flora - 300 years of Australian Botanical Art', which opened on 25 Septembe
Poetry. It doesn't steal headlines - it's rarely in the news. It won't tell you how to invest your money and it won't keep you warm at night (unless with the aid of a match). But it is everywhere in our society - schools, advertising, songs, and with the help of dedicated organisation Australian Po
Carolyn Broome, long-time resident of Ballarat ~ a story of one woman's journey from poverty and abuse to success and security.
Artist Fiona Morgan will be at The Good Life Festival Daylesford on Saturday June 2 freely giving out meatless meals recipes from her soon to be published cookbook. These are recipes that everyone will enjoy not just die hard hippies! Find out how easy and tasty vegetarian meals can be.
Spyndrift, Otways dynamic dance band serve up a visual feast at Portico on Saturday May 5th
Colin's disability is about the least most interesting thing about him as he's predominantly known as an entertainer. His title of "Australia's Little Giant of Entertainment", Colin was awarded the honour of being named the "Telecom Local Legend for Victoria". Colin new autobiography is a must
This week the Art Gallery of Ballarat launched the Sir Cecil Beaton exhibition to commemorate Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee. Dispersed between the photographs are copies of letters written to Beaton from the royal family, and an audio visual display. These assist the viewer to get a cohesive sens
Ex Parenthesis is a new creative writing journal of short stories, poems, pictures, sketches and reviews to be published quarterly. It will feature the work of local writers and artists, both published and undiscovered.
Lack of funding to the Arts Academy whilst the VCA receives 24 million.
During 2011 a large and somewhat anarchic group formed to discuss and lobby for the arts. The membership of around 500 arts practitioners and supporters grew from facebook discussions about invigorating and nurturing the arts of this region.
The Boy From Oz receives 3 awards from Music Theatre Guild of Victoria
Following the success of the previous Design Exchange Markets it has quickly developed a reputation as a market not to be missed. The Design Exchange is a designer market held three times a year, bringing together emerging designers and contemporary artists from all over Victoria.
Lucinda Horrocks and Jary Nemo of Wind & Sky Productions are gladly on the frontier of the communications transformation that is being unleashed and which allows true journalistic principles to be put into action. They are storytellers of positive stories, of sustainability, social and environme
An extraordinary story about a sex worker and her clients with disability. Nominated for the prestigious Walkley Award for Excellence in Documentary 2011.
A trail of open art studios for visitors to meander along, much like a visit to a winery district, but sampling visual delights. Another alternative for artists to formal galleries, applying for grants, writing applications, and paying both hire costs and hefty commissions to get their work shown. T
There are alternatives for artists to formal galleries, applying for grants, writing applications, and paying both hire costs and hefty commissions to get their work shown.
It's a common error when meeting a successful person for the first time, to assume that they have always been this way. But everybody starts somewhere, usually somewhere small, accumulating experience and growing into the achievements that are so visable. It's the old idea of 'overnight success' tha
There were several themes that came out of the recent Arts Forum. One of these was the difficulty many creatives feel in finding and connecting with other artists. There is perceived to be a lack of opportunity for artists to meet each other. There are no excuses now!
University of Ballarat, Post Office Gallery
The Former Ballarat Post Office is located on the corner of Sturt and Lydiard Streets.