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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.

Our Vision

A vibrant creative culture in Ballarat and surrounds

Our Aims

  • promote local arts events, activities and opportunities
  • connect the arts community through networking, promotion and discussion.
  • foster opportunities through events and projects

Our Achievements

  • 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