September Review

 September has been one of our most successful months this year!

The combination of A Brush With Art, The Rangeland Conference, the usual tourists, local visitors and Pichi Richi patrons resulted in over 400 people visiting the gallery.

A big congratulations to everyone who sold a little something.

(some of the products sold this month)

Key Points from The Monthly Meeting:

  • Signs -  Banners on the fence Out Thursday in Saturday.
  • Main A frame at the front of the gallery is brought in at the end of the day. Second A frame goes on the platform brought in at the end of the day.
  • Day book - please set out as indicated in procedures book it is easier for Tammy. 
  • Check day's activity in the day book. We all succumb to human error from time to time and omit information.
  • Check in store room for items that can be taken home.
  • When closing Gallery check blinds are down, toilet door is closed, alarm is activated.
  • If using music room please leave as found. - wipe coffee stains off tables , chairs returned etc.
  • We need bubble wrap and cardboard suitable for wrapping paintings.

Monthly report... 
  • Purchases..electrical cord covers, Buffing pads, Jewellery display case
  • Air conditioners have been serviced
  • The lock on the back door has been tightened.
  • The lock to the cellar has been changed and can be opened with the General key.
  • The NBN is being made accessible to the whole station building. - cables in the cellar.
  • Request to fix  door in  disabled toilets has been met.
  • All signed paperwork by tradies is in the back of the communications book.
  • Several new members..  Membership list is updated and in folder at desk 
  • Over 70 members ... have to break emails into smaller groups to avoid being classified SPAM. 
  • Felting Workshop and Rangeland Conference success.  SEE BLOG.

  • Additional gallery display items will be purchased. The styling team will decide on suitable additions.
  • Students under 16 who attend workshops must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
    • The gallery is a shared space for artists pursuing their particular disciplines and the needs of all participating groups / members must be considered when planning activities.
    • Special events by outside parties need to be negotiated with management group and generally require a $100 donation.
    • Others such as school exhibitions by negotiation. 
    • At least one member needs to be in attendance at special events.
    • Photographer members using the space for professional activities need to apply to the management committee - date and time negotiated - donation - personal insurance for equipment etc.

Coming Events 
  • TAR Centenary we begin setting up PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 5th /6th October . This is supported by Beyond Bank. Official opening Sat OCTOBER 14th at 10am. All members invited to attend. 
  • Year 11 student art exhibition opening on November 2nd at 5pm members welcome.
  • Writers group is launching a book at the library 15th November. End of year recital and afternoon tea 7th December.
  • Last meeting day is the 25th November ... meeting followed by lunch. Currently looking into catering. 
  • Last trading day 22nd of December.
  • Gallery open again on January 18th

A big thank you to members who attend the general meetings on the last Saturday of each month, it helps to keep the gallery running smoothly.

And thank you to Cheryl for all the work completing the October roster.


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