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Archive for September 2015

Final Series of Twilight Talks 2015

September 25, 2015

For the final series of Twilight Talks this year, Ann Cato has organised four speakers to talk about themes such as history, medicine, and comedy. Put these dates in your diary and you'll be set to experience relaxing Friday evenings from the end of October to mid-November. Guests meet on 4.30pm for cheese and wine,…

Historical Snippets

September 10, 2015

Digging up the history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute. Volunteer archivist, Janet Walsh, writes on the very first BMI annual reports.

Story Box by Amy T: The Currents of Technology

September 10, 2015

This month, with our first Social Media classes running for members in mind, Amy reflects on technological changes within the Institute.

The BMI a Proud Home to Fringe Festival Highlight, “Outside In”

September 8, 2015

John Tozer’s exhibition , "Outside In", is a series of paired photographs capturing the interior and exterior of wondrous architectural structures in Australia and overseas. Since taking up photography in 2001, Tozer has won awards and exhibited works in Russia. The BMI spoke with him and found out how painstakingly hard it can be to…

Planets align for Pluto Twilight Talk

September 7, 2015

The BMI has arranged a Special Twilight Talk on Sunday the 27th of Sept at 3.30pm about the Space exploration of Pluto by the NASA mission, “New Horizons”.

September Newsletter

September 4, 2015

Click here to download the BMI September Newsletter !!