Painting with Geoff Roderick | 22 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

The Reading Room | 28 June

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 | 29 June 22 | Now fully booked

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

Image: Seville Oranges (detail) | Geoff RoderickA 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 not needed or …

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$33.00

Fanny Lumsden’s Deep in the Fallow Tour

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

Fanny Lumsden and her band The Pack are bringing fallow out on its last hurrah. After its wobbly start in 2020, to its incredible list of accolades including the ARIA for Best Country Album; five-time CMAA Golden Guitars including Album of the Year and Female Artist of the Year; AIR Country Album of the Year; …

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$30

Exhibition of works Lillipilli Beads, Faye Heininger

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

Image: Lillipilli Beads, courtesy Faye Heininger Exhibition of Works Prior to Faye's workshop on 20 July she will have a selection of her work on display in the Library. If you would like more information on Faye's work or attend her workshop go to our events page prior to 20 July or pop into the library …

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BMI Fundraiser | The Phantom of the Open

Regent Cinemas Ballarat 49 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central, VIC

Dont miss this opportunity to support the BMI and see a great film. A heart-warming British comedy starring Oscar Winner Mark Rylance, the true story of Maurice Flitcroft, the worst golfer to ever the play the British Open. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and …

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$20.00

Ballarat Film Society – High Ground

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

Stars: Guruwuk Mununggurr, Wakarra Gondarra, Jack Thompson, Simon Baker, Callan Mulvey and Aaron Pedersen. We present this film to celebrate NAIDOC Week, 2022. This is the first film that director Stephen Maxwell Johnson has made since Yolngu Boy, 20 years ago. Set in the 1930s Northern Territory, where two cultures collide in the violence perpetuated …

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Salon Sessions: The BMI in partnership with Melba Opera Trust Copy

The Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Trust scholars, 2022 (L-R): Samantha Hargraves, Nathan Breeze, Nathan Bryon,Associate Artist, Su Choung and Artistic Director, Sharolyn Kimmorley AM Image Courtesy: Melba Opera Trust  An afternoon of song, arias and duets...The BMI in partnership with Melba Opera Trust.For this event we will have the pleasure of welcoming back Nathan Bryon along with Samantha Hargraves, Nathan Breeze …

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$38.50

Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

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

Image: Courtesy Paul LambethThe Tour (by day)A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people.Tuesday’s at 2pmBy appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form.Cost (incl. gst)$10 per personFind out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a Day Tour Subscribe Newsletter Become a BMI …

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$10.00

Paper bead-making with Faye Heininger | 20 July – Session 1 of 2 | Now fully booked

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

Faye Heininger Faye started Lilli Pilli Beads (a paper bead jewellery and accessories company) after moving to Ballarat in September 2019. She has a background in art and started creating art in high school. She has a diploma of Interior Design, a Certificate III in Visual Art and has worked in marketing for almost 30 …

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BMI Fundraiser | Carols in Winter | Ballarat Singers & Little Brass Band

BMI - Humffray Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Join us for  Carols in Winter with The Ballarat Singers & The Little Brass Band | Audience Participation Encouraged.An evening of fun good cheer and sing-a-long...It's cold outside so what better way to warm up our minds and hearts than with carolling harmony.We are thrilled to have The Ballarat Singers & The Little Brass Band …

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$10.00

The Reading Room | 26 July

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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