Ballarat Society of Artists
|Number of Members:||100 +|
The Ballarat Society of Artists started in 1982 and currently has a membership of around 100 and growing. Volunteers hold office and positions of responsibility, to facilitate the various events that are held to promote art and the interests of the members.
They are a vibrant community-based, not for profit art group, practicing the art of painting. The Society aims to include all levels of painting expertise, from the amateur to the professional, focusing on the enjoyment of art.
As the Ballarat Society of Artist is a community group run by volunteers, the best way of making contact is by coming along to one of the group’s monthly meetings which are usually held on the first Saturday of every Month (except January) at The Brown Hill Uniting Church Hall on the corner of Humffray Street North and Thompson Street, Brown Hill, Ballarat, at 10.30am.
Benefits for members include:
- Monthly meetings to update members on events.
- Talks or demonstrations by members and/or professional artists.
- Various venues for members’ work to be exhibited and sold.
- Saturday painting groups during the colder months.
- Plein-Air painting groups are organised in various locations including Sovereign Hill.
To join the group or find out more about the Ballarat Society of Artists, either contact the group or download a membership form from their website.
The group hold their ‘Artisan Festival’ every year in August at the Mining Exchange Lydiard Street North, Ballarat. Visitors will experience an exciting variety of art, craft and music, all for just a gold coin donation.
Exhibitions are also held at the Art Gallery of Ballarat and St. John of God Hospital.
Small workshops are held by professional artists.
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cnr Humffray Street North & Thompson Street,
Brown Hill, Vic 3350
P.O. BOX 1328,
Ballarat, Vic 3354