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BMI Maker & Community Market

20/03/2022 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come along and experience our Maker & Community Market this March:

Book Sale

We will be hosting a book sale in the Library. These books have been donated to the BMI by members and the Ballarat community to assist in raising funds for Ballarat’s Oldest Cultural Institution. 

Prices range from $1 to $10.

Exhibition of works | Oaky and Ginger Upcycled

Simone Reid is displaying her works of upcycled in the Library up until Market Day | 20 March.

Why not pop in and make a pre-purchase.

More about Oaky & Ginger Upcycled >

Dog cartoon character in a yellow sou-wester looking through a telescope
Oaky & Ginger Upcycled | The Sailor Dog

Ballarat Imaginarium

Local artist Melinda Muscat (a regular on Market Day) has opened her new shop at the entrance to the BMI. Her stunning shop will also be open on Market Day.

More about Melinda Muscat >


Vintage & Collectables

The Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute’ Vintage shop will be open on Market day. This member lead initiative raises funds to support the BMI Library, Heritage Collection and Arts & Cultural Activities, pop in to say hello to Donna.

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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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BMI – Minerva Space
117-119 Sturt Street
Ballarat Central, VIC 3350
03 5331 3042
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