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02/01/2019 10:00am - 27/04/2019 10:00pm

 

TALKING SHOP: BALLARAT IN BUSINESS AND CITY LIFE

Until APRIL 27th 2019

Mon-Fri 10-4

Sat 9.30-12

Gold coin entry in the library

Historic photographs, advertisements and ephemera, exploring the shops and businesses of Ballarat’s past, and contemporary photographs from The Ballarat Life.

Artist in residence

Work with our Artist in Residence every Thursday and add to this charming exhibition.

Friday April 26th & Saturday 27th

Closing celebrations and special programming

Friday, April 26th Twilight Talk with Amy Tsilemanis and guests

5-7pm in the Minerva Space

$10 non members
$6 members

 

Saturday April 27th

Final day of Talking Shop exhibition 10am-4pm in the library spaces

Gold coin donation

• Special items on display from collector John Kerr

• Displaying creative work of artist in residence Pauline O’Shannessy Dowling (POD) and community contributions

POD and curator talk at 11am

• Displaying work by Margie Balazic in colaboration with Dana St Primary School (and with kind support from the Ballarat Tech School).

Artist and researcher Margie Balazic has been working with the Grade 5/6 class to produce a mini shop of Klines Bakery circa 1901, lots of fun!

Margie and students talk at 1.30pm

• Roving performance and activities with Marg Dobson as Minerva!

 

 

Relevant Links:

Artist in Residence

Pauline O’shannessy-Dowling:

Contemporary Imagery

In the Media

The Ballarat Courier

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