Central Highlands Arts Atlas has had a (slight) facelift!

Posted October 28th, 2016

Some of you may have already notices a slight change in the Read More »

Another Boost For Victoria’s Live Music Scene

Posted October 28th, 2016

Part of the Labor Government’s $22.2 million Music Works program, the grants support local talent and industry development with recording, touring, promotional campaigns, music festivals, international tours and showcases and video production. The latest funding provides more than $500,000 for 46 projects, spanning many genres of contemporary music.

White Night Ballarat 2017 Expressions of Interest Extended to September 11

Posted August 30th, 2016

To register interest please visit: Due to an overwhelming response the Read More »

Be Part of an upcoming Multicultural Arts Victoria Project!

Posted August 15th, 2016

Are you or a family member a migrant who arrived in Australia by ship and disembarked at port Melbourne? If so, we want to hear from you!

2016 Archibald Prize at Art Gallery of Ballarat Volunteer Visitors Services Officer – Applications Now Open!

Posted August 12th, 2016

The Art Gallery of Ballarat is currently recruiting a team of dedicated Volunteer Visitors Services Officers to join the Gallery family for the forty-five days of the 2016 Archibald Prize season.

The Ballarat Live Music Strategy Advisory Committee draft Live Music Strategic Plan

Posted May 23rd, 2016

You may recall that the Ballarat Arts & Culture Unit hosted the Read More »

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ArtsAtlas is looking for YOUR EVENTS!

Posted May 12th, 2016

Have an upcoming exhibition? Perhaps a local band is giving a free Read More »

ARTeFACT has arrived!

Posted January 29th, 2016

The ARTeFACT newsletter is now avaialable on ArtsAtlas! Catch up on all Read More »

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2016 Balhausen Bequest Organ Scholarship

Posted November 16th, 2015

Musicians of all ages are invited to apply for the 2016 Balhausen Bequest Organ Scholarship, offering free tuition for 12 months with the City of Ballarat Organist Bruce Keck, B.Mus., B.A., T.PT.C.


Posted November 5th, 2015

Backspace Gallery and the City of Ballarat Arts & Culture Unit proudly announce that THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN, awarding two artists participating in the recent Body of Work exhibition the coveted People’s Choice Award.

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Share your stories on the Avenue of Honour

Posted April 17th, 2015

The City of Ballarat is undertaking research into the soldiers along all Read More »


Posted December 23rd, 2014

  On behalf of the Arts Atlas team I’d like to wish Read More »

Vertical Garden Workshop

Posted October 30th, 2014

Learn to create beautiful green plantings suitable for small and unconventional settings.

Call for Entries: the Re-Fashion Show

Posted October 30th, 2014

Design submissions are now being accepted for an exhibition of fabulous fashions that are extraordinary, frivolous, innovative, a little but Cinder(f)ella, a little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll – and made entirely from repurposed materials that would otherwise end up in your recycling bin.

Commission opportunity: Seeking proposals from artists

Posted October 30th, 2014

The commission works will be featured in a special ANZAC 160th Commemoration / Heritage Weekend exhibition in Backspace Gallery from 23 April – 10 May; the original painting will be displayed in the Art Gallery of Ballarat Feature Wall through that period.

Backspace Gallery is accepting exhibition proposals

Posted October 30th, 2014

Backspace Gallery is now accepting exhibition proposals for the latter half of 2015 for all visual arts media.

24 Hour Experience: Ballarat is now accepting proposals

Posted October 30th, 2014

Selected works will be funded and developed for presentation in November 2015 as part of the major performance project 24 Hours Experience: Ballarat.

ARTeFACT E-News “classifieds” are coming to ArtsAtlas!

Posted September 12th, 2014

If you are an artist in the Central Highlands region or are Read More »

What’s on in Arts & Culture – September 2014 Edition

Posted September 4th, 2014

There are several new events being hosted at the Backspace Gallery (Huyghue House, 15 Camp Street, Ballarat) and many, if not most, are FREE. Make it your goal this summer to expose yourself to some of the most beautiful and thought-provoking art Victoria has to offer.

Be sure to check our OPPORTUNITIES page!

Posted August 28th, 2014

A few new opportunities have been added, including art awards, funding and Read More »

Ainaro Youth Arts Project, July 2014

Posted May 28th, 2014

BACKGROUND….. Ballarat in Australia has had a long ‘community to community’ relationship Read More »

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Regional Victoria Living Expo 2014

Posted April 10th, 2014

The Expo is free and so, too, is its Arts and Cultural Program – supported by Arts Victoria, Regional Arts Victoria and Multicultural Arts Victoria – providing a stunning sample of regional arts and culture.

ArtsAtlas calendar – list your events!

Posted April 8th, 2014

Advertise your events with ArtsAtlas – all it takes is a few moments of your time to take advantage of a region-wide advertising tool for the best price of FREE.

Beginning the Ballarat Co-Lab Story: Innovation through Collaboration

Posted August 8th, 2013

By Ailsa B Du Bois, 8th August 2013. On the 16th of Read More »

The Space Between: A cross-artform exploration of books and reading

Posted July 22nd, 2013

By Ailsa B du Bois This highly tactile two week exhibition is Read More »

Repurposing Ballarat’s bountiful heritage buildings for arts and creative industries

Posted July 21st, 2013

By Ailsa B du Bois, 21st July 2013. The imaginative repurposing of Read More »