Blak Design: Layers of Black @ Art Gallery of Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Layers of Blak celebrates the creative outcome of the Koorie Heritage Trust’s second year of the Blak Design program, showcasing jewellery from eleven Victorian First Peoples artists. The Blak Design program is the first of its kind nationally, marking a crucial step in recognising and reclaiming space for First Peoples design in the wider Australian […]

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Angela Brennan: Tête-à-tête & Vis-à-vis

Art Gallery of Ballarat 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Brennan’s two-room installation will include a new series of large-scale abstract paintings and a sculpture inspired by a 19th-century-style conversation couch owned by the Gallery which she became acquainted with when visiting the Gallery as a teenager. Angela Brennan is a Ballarat-born artist who has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Australia and […]

Exhibition: Onemda – Georgia MacGuire

Art Gallery of Ballarat 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Artist Georgia MacGuire, known in her art practice as Blackgin, states that her heart beats for ‘Community, Culture and Country’. Her art serves as a bridge, connecting MacGuire to others and enabling her to share her perspectives as a First Nations woman in what is now known as Australia. The exhibition title Onemda is a Woiwurrung word meaning ‘love’ or ‘the regard that […]

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Exhibition: Next Gen

Art Gallery of Ballarat 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Discover the issues, ideas and causes that are inspiring the next generation of young artists. Next Gen 2024 showcases some of the best of the work created by students from Government, Catholic and Independent schools from Ballarat, and the South Western Victorian region in 2023. The work represented is by students who have just completed […]

Exhibition: Catherine Ratcliffe @ Art Gallery of Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Kazka is a Ukrainian word for folklore, or fairy tale, traditional stories that  embody the wisdom of ancestors, life experiences, feelings, and dreams., Ratcliffe draws on her own family experiences and connections to explore the ways in which folk stories can shape our understanding of the world while and influence our actions. Catherine Ratcliffe is a Ballarat artist working […]