Ballarat Anzacs | Display | Talks | Research

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

BALLARAT ANZACS | Display At the outbreak of the war in August 1914 Ballarat men were quick to enlist. While most consider the Gallipoli landing on April 25th 1915 to be Australia’s first action of the war, Ballarat’s first casualty occurred on September 14th 1914 with the loss of the submarine AE 1 off the …

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The Reading Room | April

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

The Reading Room (2pm in the Library for a start @ 10.30am - 12noon) This volunteer run reading and discussion group meets monthly. It is anticipated that members will read the selected book prior to attendance.If you would like to be a part of this group (free to BMI members) please complete the Expression of …

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BALLART ANZACS: How Ballarat Remembers it’s ANZACS | A Talk with Garry Snowden

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

BALLARAT ANZACS | Talks Garry Snowden, President, Arch of Victory & Avenue of Honour will facilitate a talk on each Thursday of the display: Thursday 7 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Stories of Courage Sacrifice & Larrikinism | Garry Snowden Thursday 14 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Mining Mud & Medals | Yvon Davis Thursday 21 …

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Ballarat Film Society – Lamb

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

An unhappy couple living on a remote Icelandic farm are reinvigorated by a miraculous discovery in their sheep shed. Filling the void with a bizarre animal-human hybrid lamb, a passionate attachment begins after naming the new lamb Ada after their lost daughter. Troubles and family strain ensues resulting in extreme drama and weirdness. Cinematographer Eli …

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The Many Roles of Nellie Melba Exhibition

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

In a celebration of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, Our Collections volunteers have created a small exhibition of images of roles Nellie performed during her stella career (all taken from our heritage collection of books). They have also collected news items about Nellie's performances here in Ballarat (from our collection of Heritage Newspapers. The exhibition will …

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The Many Roles of Nellie Melba Exhibition Copy

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

In a celebration of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, Our Collections volunteers have created a small exhibition of images of roles Nellie performed during her stella career (all taken from our heritage collection of books). They have also collected news items about Nellie's performances here in Ballarat (from our collection of Heritage Newspapers. The exhibition will …

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The Reading Room | 31 May

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

The Reading Room (2pm in the Library for a start @ 10.30am - 12noon) This volunteer run reading and discussion group meets monthly. It is anticipated that members will read the selected book prior to attendance.If you would like to be a part of this group (free to BMI members) please complete the Expression of …

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Painting with Geoff Roderick | 8 June 22 | Now fully booked

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Seville Oranges (detail) | Geoff Roderick A workshop in painting basics. In these sessions Geoff will be using water based artists quality Gouache (poster paint). Geoff sites five reasons for choosing this medium to teach. It is opaque, (unlike watercolour which is transparent) this means freedom of expression as it's easy to cover any marks …

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$33.00