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December 11, 2018Biennale of Australian Art, BOAA review

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Biennale of Australian Art, BOAA 21 September to 6 November 2018 Ballarat, Victoria The Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA) began its inaugural festival in Ballarat, just 1.5 hours on the train north of Melbourne. Ballarat originally was a gold mining town with many stunning heritage buildings built during the gold rush of the 1850’s. It was also famous for the Eureka Rebellion among many other things. BOAA is an arts festival to showcase Australian artists and to create innovative contemporary art. It had more than 150 artists, 65 solo exhibitions held around 14 locations across Ballarat. There was a variety of sculpture, installation, drawing, painting, photography, performance, music, huge painted landscapes. There was a free bus (to ticket holders), every so often taking viewers to each venue and there was no shortage of people and plenty of places for coffee. Many of the heritage buildings are now empty and have…
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December 5, 2018Work with Us: Public Programs and Retail Assistant

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An opportunity has come up to work with our dynamic Umbrella team! Public Programs and Retail Assistant This position works closely with the Gallery and Media Coordinator (GMC) and includes a combination of administrative and customer-focused responsibilities relating to: Supervising public programs and workshops Maintaining excellent workplace health and safety (WHS) practices Customer greeting, sales and service Event setup, pack-down and supervision Shop management including procurement, processes and inventory management Read the full position description here. Please email your application to director@umbrella.org.au by Friday 14 December 2018 including a: Resume/CV (no more than two pages) Cover Letter addressing the key skills (no more than two pages)