BOAA ART 2018 will host 150 artists from across Australia.
Each state and territory is equally represented, joining Ballarat as the 'Ninth State'.
BOAA ART 2018 will be presented across three 'Art Villages'.
Ballarat's historic CBD is a hive of activity with cafes, restaurants and BOAA ART 2018 venues.
Former George Farmer Bacon Factory, Victoria St Convent and the Eureka Centre will host multiple solo exhibitions.
Picturesque Lake Wendouree and Ballarat Botanical Gardens will host the Lakeside Sculpture Walk and major solo projects.