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Crack into the April BMI newsletter

April 3, 2017

Take a ride through everything that's happening at the BMI with the April Newsletter

Curator’s Corner – April 2017

April 3, 2017

with BMI Curator Amy Tsilemanis.

White Night Wrap – Ellen Sorensen

March 21, 2017

BMI Curator Amy Tsilemanis takes us through a debrief on Ellen Sorensen's installation exhibition for White Night at the BMI

President’s Report April 2017

March 21, 2017

1. White Night Congratulations to all involved with making the first Victorian regional ‘White Night ‘ on Saturday 4 March such a success. In particular, our Curator Amy Tsilemanis was involved in many hours of organising the various musical presentations at the BMI. We estimate that about 2000 people visited the Humffray Room during the…

The Busk starts here! Catch up on it all with the March Newsletter

March 1, 2017

Catch up on everything that's happening at the BMI this month with the March Newsletter

Curator’s Corner

March 1, 2017

with BMI Curator Amy Tsilemanis

President’s Report March 2017

March 1, 2017

1. BMI Foundation Currently the Institute is setting up a separate body as a BMI Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to accumulate major funds to ensure that in the long term the BMI remains sustainable. Later in the year, there will be a launch of the Foundation that will have ‘tax deductible’ status.…

How Lovely! February Newsletter Out Now

February 1, 2017

The BMI February newsletter is out now, and is full of exciting upcoming events and library news at the Mechanics'.

President’s Report February 2017

February 1, 2017

1. A Busy Year Ahead We are looking forward some great events this year, they include White Night on Saturday 4 March, the Ballarat Heritage Month of May and the International Foto Biennale in August/September. As well, following the wonderful work with the Max Harris Photographic Collection that Amy Tsilemanis commenced in 2016, we are…

Spectacular New Film About the BMI Launched Online

December 15, 2016

A new short film produced by Ballarat's own Yum Studio stitches together interviews, photographs, documents and video footage to illustrate how far the BMIi has come, and where it seeks to head into the future.