Buninyong Brewery



Music at the Brewery


Posted on 18 January 2016

Enjoy the unique environment of the old Brewery and good, live acoustic music while supporting a   local family of asylum seekers threatened with deportation. Even Ballarat Council has appealed to the Government to allow this young family who have already contributed so much to our community, to stay. Deportation to Sri Lanka means   a […]

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Civic Hall progress at last!

Facade of Civic Hall 2014

Posted on 30 June 2014

At last Save Civic Hall has had a breakthrough. Ammon Beyerle of here studio will lead a new process where everyone will be invited to contribute ideas and plans at “open door studio” workshops. The process starts with an exhibition of “300 concepts”, drawn from all previous consultations. After workshopping and discussions with artists, young and […]

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Save Civic Hall Public Meeting 3pm Sunday 10 November 2013


Posted on 5 November 2013

At Ballarat Library, 3pm Sunday 10 November. Regina Lane, from Friends of St Brigid’s will be guest speaker at a public meeting organised by Save Civic Hall. The small community of Crossley, near Port Fairy, banded together to prevent their church and hall, built and maintained by Irish famine survivors, from being sold. The battle […]

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Landscapes of the Mind: Chris Nicholls


Posted on 25 September 2013

For the past few years I worked on the curation of Landscapes of the Mind, which showed at the Art Gallery of Ballarat from 21 September to 27 October. The exhibition looked wonderful in three of the Art Gallery’s ground floor galleries. Chris Nicholls was an artist who lived and worked in a remote corner […]

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ArtsAtlas new website for Central Highlands arts


Posted on 11 January 2013

At last we have a one-stop-shop for the arts of this region. At ArtsAtlas It is quite easy to register as an artist and create your own profile, or to enter events and venues or just check out opportunities and what’s on. And it’s free thanks to the Central Highlands LEAP programme. Its Coordinator, Carolynne […]

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Art Sparks on the Green. Sat 24 November 2012

Posted on 7 November 2012

Enjoy a free, fun afternoon of arts activities for all the family at Smythesdale’s Historic Precinct. This will feature artists, performers & writers of the northern Golden Plains Shire – which includes Linton, Scardale, Smythesdale, Haddon and outer Buninyong. Enjoy performances by Salty Dog, Haddon Concert Band, music and dance students of Woady Yaloak Primary […]

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Jennifer Marshall exhibition, Sydney


Posted on 15 February 2012

Jennifer Marshall, a great print-maker and painter, ex Adelaide, Sydney, Ballarat, Bendigo, and now living in Hobart, has a retrospective of her work at Manly Art Gallery and Museum. Reviewer Paul McJillick says “It is a knockout and anyone disposed to be moved by great art must go … This is a master printer at […]

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Big BIG HUUUUGE Space available!


Posted on 17 October 2011

The Stick Shed at Murtoa is a space I’ve been in love with since I first illegally entered it in the 1990’s. Horsham Art Gallery’s patron, the late Mack Jost OA, was another to sneak under its walls and be overwhelmed by its grandeur. It was Mack who told me it was bigger than St […]

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City of Ballarat Arts Survey

Posted on 7 October 2011

You can have your say about resources, venues, coordination and support for the arts in Ballarat. It’s great that the City of Ballarat is interested in our ideas. Direct link to the survey – http://ballarat.checkboxonline.com/arts.aspx (It doesn’t take long to complete)

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Exhibitions at Brewery until 18 September


Posted on 26 August 2011

Having fun with lots of visitors coming to see the current three Ballarat International Foto Biennale Fringe exhibitions at the Brewery. Around 100 came to the Opening on Sunday 21, & the weather was superb so Passi Jo was able to perform outside, with sexy African dancing also by Pamela Kleemann – whose exhibition, “Skinned” […]

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