Boom Gallery is located in the thriving creative hub of Rutland St, Newtown. Housed in a former woolen mill, the industrial building boasts three main exhibition spaces, a design gallery featuring handmade ceramics and jewellery, a vibrant cafe and artwork stockroom. Boom also offers a diverse program of art classes and workshops for all ages ranging from painting and drawing to weaving and flower arranging. Factory 21 is also run by Boom, leasing studios for artists, creative practitioners and small businesses.
In the not so distant past, experts said we would never buy clothes online. They were wrong. Even today when e-commerce has become the norm, people are surprised when you tell them you buy your art online. “I wouldn’t trust buying art online” and “I have to see art with my own eyes first” are common responses.
Having created DEMOCRATIC SET films in 28 cities around the world, Back to Back Theatre is inviting the local community to join them in the making of THE DEMOCRATIC SET Geelong.
On 16 & 17 April 2016 the Geelong arts precinct played host to 70 workshop participants, emerging artists and guest artists as Back to Back Theatre’s highly anticipated workshop series, CAMP (Come And Make Performance) returned.
Do you live in Geelong? Perhaps you’re new to the city but have an opinion on it? Switch Magazine is looking for articles about or inspired by the city for its next issue. So if you like putting pen to paper, and seeing your work in print, now’s your chance.
Recently Forte magazine caught up with Glen Smith, a member of the Visual Arts team at Oxygen College to discuss new directions for the college and opportunities for prospective students.