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Working in Partnership

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A century of eyes are upon us as Louiseann King walks me through the Ferry Gallery at the Art Gallery of Ballarat (AGoB).  Part of King’s work solis (showing until April 7), which utilises work from the permanent collection alongside her latest creations, the Ferry Gallery “is curated to...

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How a wombat changed a town

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Or The Power of Art. This is a story about an artist, a wombat and the community that has embraced them. If you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a summary In 2018, Emily Bissland from ABC in Warrnambool, made a little film about a wombat that was painted...

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Restless giant, vibrant country

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“The simple experience of stepping back and looking at the horizon is a familiar ritual to any artist living in regional Australia. It’s partly why we choose to live outside cities, to work in an environment that offers the possibility of deep reflection in real silence or distance.” (p.16)...

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Why do we take work out to schools? Reflecting on the arts as opportunity

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Throughout May and June, Regional Arts Victoria is raising funds to help disadvantaged regional school students experience high quality art. In this blog series, Regional Arts Victoria staff reflect on why a good arts education is so important for children and young people.     The phrase “The Arts”...

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