Who We Are
Ballarat Arts Alive is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organisation that provides a flexible forum for discussion, development, advocacy and action supporting the arts and artists of Ballarat and surrounds.
A vibrant creative culture in Ballarat and surrounds
- promote local arts events, activities and opportunities
- connect the arts community through networking, promotion and discussion.
- foster opportunities through events and projects
- BAA was instrumental in developing a website called ArtsAtlas which acts as a portal for artists and arts organizations in our region. It offers free artist profiling, event and venue listings, and other avenues for participation in the arts
- Arts Events and ArtBus trips to featured artists studios
- Monthly Memberships Social evenings – casual get togethers where we meet each other, chat and show our work via projections, performance, etc.
- BAA Moderated Public Facebook Forum is the best place to learn about arts activities of the region
- Advocacy to the Australian government assisted reverse funding cuts to the Australia Council
- Advocacy influenced Council decision to abandon demolition of Civic Hall