- 150 Artists - 60 Solo Shows - Lakeside Sculpture - Art Villages - Outdoor Projects - Performance Art - and Much MUCH More -

Lake & Garden Village


Lake & Garden Village

The Lake & Garden Village will be BOAA's premier outdoor location with numerous free outdoor projects and live music events. 

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Lake Wendouree

36 sculptures will installed in and around Ballarat’s famous Lake Wendouree along the 6km Steve Moneghetti walking and running track at 200mt intervals.

Four sculptors from each State and Territory will make up Australia’s only completely accessible Sculpture Trail exhibition. The Sculpture Trail will be a major component of our disability outreach learn program. Included will be; special “please touch” sculptures, artist talks and self discovery tour work sheets for all ages and abilities.

Botanical Gardens

Ballarat’s Botanical Gardens will be activated by 2 major exhibitions and a sound/performance art project utilising the historic gardens, the Prime Minister Avenue and the Robert Clark Horticulture Centre.  Artists will collaborate with the City of Ballarat's Botanical gardens team to create a large living sculptural installation combining sound and light.

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Our three BOAA Art Villages will be connected by buses and rickshaws, ensuring that you get the opportunity to visit all of our exhibitions!