THE future of Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery is looking bright.
A new Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery Advisory Committee has been elected with a diverse and experienced membership. Designs are being drawn up for a new Gallery building. And Council is working to secure funding for a new Gallery through the Federal Government’s Regional Growth Fund.
Gallery Director Ian Tully said the advisory committee included visual, graphic and music artists, and community members with expertise in marketing, communication, agriculture, health and education.
“The Gallery is just so fortunate to have such a young and enthusiastic committee. This is the future – diverse, switched on, and able to bring an informed and broad range of views to the table,” he said.
One of the major focuses for the group is the Gallery’s redevelopment.
“We’re really excited that designs are being put together now, and that Council is one step closer to achieving the funds to make it happen,” Mr Tully said.
The Gallery is one of the major projects included in the Our Region, Our Rivers suite of projects across seven Council areas in Victoria and New South Wales. The councils will submit a full business case to the Federal Government by the end of January 2019.