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NEW EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE EXTENSIVE AND UNIQUE COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS



Photographic exhibition opens at Ballarat's Gold Museum

Sovereign Hill’s Gold Museum will showcase a unique collection of photographic portraits in their new exhibition Pose.

 

Highlighting the work of Ballarat’s talented photographic studios, Pose will feature portraiture styles from carte de visites to celebrity postcards. The exhibition will also display an extensive selection of cameras – from the 19th century box brownie to the 21st century smartphone. 

 

The exhibition will coincide with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB), a city-wide photographic festival. Those attending the Biennale will receive a discounted entry to Pose, upon showing their festival program.

 

 

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

-       Women Pioneers of Ballarat Photographic Montage

-       Travelling Photographer’s Cart

-       Bardwell’s Royal Studio Photographic Montage

-       Extensive camera display including Premo No 1 Kodak camera (1896), Kodak Box Brownie (1946) and Polaroid Land Camera (1970)

 

 

EVENT DETAILS

Dates:                         On now until Sunday 8 March, 2020 (9:30am – 5:30pm)

Location:         Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill

Tickets:           Adult: $14 Child (5-15): $7.40 Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) $36.60.

Special discount entry will be offered for BIFB visitors for the Gold Museum during the festival. BIFB visitors must show their festival program to staff for this special entry price.

 

More details: https://www.sovereignhill.com.au/gold-museum-ballarat/exhibitions/