Ballarat Arts Alive Artbus events


Hop on a bus with Ballarat Arts Alive! Ballarat Arts Alive presents exciting ArtBus tours next two Sundays featuring a wide range of our region’s artists.   ARTBUS 8 will see us travel out to Napoleons to visit Sculptors and creators of BOAA- Biennale of Australian Art – Julie Collins & Derek John, Artist Rosalind Lawson, new collaboration between Clasch Design (Claire Schreenan)and Melinda Muscat & Fiona Read more about ARTBUS 7 & ARTBUS 8[…]

Regional Arts VIC

INVITATION: Exclusive Regional Arts Victoria Member Event – Horsham

Regional Arts Victoria is teaming up with Art is… Festival and Horsham Regional Art Gallery to present a Members Only event in Horsham!! The members and staff of Ballarat Arts Alive are invited to join us for drinks and nibbles and a chance to meet and mingle with Regional Arts Victoria’s staff and other Regional Arts Victoria members. Date: Friday 10 June Read more about INVITATION: Exclusive Regional Arts Victoria Member Event – Horsham[…]

Performing Arts Crawl Report

PERFORMING ARTS CRAWL  Presented by Ballarat Arts Alive, report by Lynden Nicholls (coordinator of The Performing Arts Crawl) Sunday 15 March, 2015   1.30 PM – 6.45 PM When we think of the performing arts we often lump them together, we generalise. The performing arts however are as varied as the visual arts. We know that under Read more about Performing Arts Crawl Report[…]

Art film at M.A.D.E

  M.A.D.E is presenting a series of films in partnership with A.C.M.I and on Sunday October 12th Ballarat Arts Alive members will be offered discounted tickets for the film “Eames- The Architect and the Painter” followed by a casual picnic in the park. BYO food, drinks and art stuff if you feel like drawing, singing etc Read more about Art film at M.A.D.E[…]

Slow Music Festival & BAF Master Class

The Ballarat Arts Foundation in conjunction with the Slow Music Festival presents: a Master Class in Improvisation. The opportunity exists for 8 – 10 performing artists to partake in this exclusive class  incorporating Visual and Performing Artists. The Master Class will take place alongside “Do You See What I Hear?” an installation created by Carmen Read more about Slow Music Festival & BAF Master Class[…]

Opportunity: Slow Music Festival 2014

OPPORTUNITY!! Opportunity exists for up to 4 artists to work with international multidisciplinary artist Carmen Chan and on a visual sound installation to be launched as part of the Festival of Slow Music. You need to be available –Do You See What I Hear? Mon 25 – Fri 29 – create/install/discuss workSat 30 – daytime, final installation as Read more about Opportunity: Slow Music Festival 2014[…]

Art Sparks adventures on the bus!

Ballarat Arts Alive put on a fabulous moving feast for Art Sparks yesterday, bringing this 3rd series to a close. Punters met at the Post Office Gallery and viewed the NAIDOC exhibition Our Country Our Culture Our Community before getting on the bus and exploring four other local galleries, complete with food, wine, and comedy. Fun! The Read more about Art Sparks adventures on the bus![…]

Meet Our April Artists

         Art Sparks @ Mitchell Harris will feature the wonderful: Christine Tammer writes music for Circus, Theatre, Dance and Film and is currently writing an opera. Singing with an improvisation group lead her to compile a CD of works with Hilde Knottenbelt, that was launched early 2014. Christine runs ‘In2It’, a monthly Improvisation Read more about Meet Our April Artists[…]

Art Sparks @ Mitchell Harris Wines

Teaming up with the Ballarat Arts Foundation, this month’s Art Sparks event will be on Sunday April 27th upstairs at the lovely Mitchell Harris Wines  at 38 Doveton St Nth, Ballarat. $15/10 BAA and BAF members From 2.45pm artist Strobe Driver will showcase his classical guitar skills before we move upstairs to enjoy a collaborative work by Read more about Art Sparks @ Mitchell Harris Wines[…]

Professional artist development with Adam Simmons

Ballarat Arts Foundation (BAF) and Ballarat Arts Alive (BAA) proudly present ADAM SIMMONS – FORGING A PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN THE ARTS SUNDAY 27TH APRIL 1 -3pm MITCHELL HARRIS WINE BAR – 38 DOVETON ST NTH, BALLARAT Forging a career as a professional artist is a long and hard road that requires talent, but also demands Read more about Professional artist development with Adam Simmons[…]

Each to Each exhibition

Each to Each: responses to the poetry of Nathan Curnow Ballarat’s artists have come together to create works that respond to poems by renowned writer Nathan Curnow. These diverse and extraordinary works not only serve as a smorgasbord of creative talent in Ballarat but explore how a collection of artists individually respond to the one Read more about Each to Each exhibition[…]