Half of the profit from the Benalla Nude exhibition is expected to be invested in a trust fund for the art prize in the future.MONIQUE FREER July 10, 2014 3:15am
Benalla Rural City arts, communications and events manager Jilian Mulally presented a report to council at last Wednesday’s finance and operations committee meeting detailing the income and expenditure of the inaugural exhibition.
The Friends of the Benalla Art Gallery sponsored the exhibition with $50
A recommendation was carried unanimously by council to transfer 50 per cent of the total revenue received from the exhibition to a trust for any future Benalla Nude exhibitions.
Ms Mulally said a conservative estimate of this figure was $20
‘‘It has been a major event on the national arts calendar this year,’’ Ms Mulally said.
‘‘The activities through Benalla Art Gallery are a catalyst for economic activity and are a catalyst for tourism activity.’’
The figures as at May 31, 2014 indicated revenue of $37
The industry and consumer campaigns cost Benalla Rural City $52
The Benalla Nude financial position as at May 31 was a loss of $15
Juan Davila won the non-acquisitive art prize with his painting After Image, &, 2013. The people’s choice award will be announced on Friday.
The art prize will be reviewed after the exhibition closes on Sunday.
Numurkah District Health Service chief executive Jacqueline Phillips is the recipient of a Medal of the Order of Australia for her service to community health.
Some of Australia’s best kayakers were in Yarrawonga on Sunday at the annual Yarrawonga-Mulwala Canoe Club’s Murray River Classic kayak race.
Volunteers at St Vincent de Paul in Tatura continue to be dismayed at the amount of unsuitable items dumped at the centre in Francis St.
When the wall is in sight, swimmer Nash Ramage finds that little bit extra.
Vandals have uprooted trees along the Campaspe River, leaving Rochester River Reserve Committee president Paul Poort furious and devastated.
Bianca Chatfield to speak at Kyabram Sportstar of the Year
Alan McLean looks back at Seymour's history of larrikings, louts and bushfires.
New tourism venture, Old Woperana Working Farm and Animal Nursery, is now open to the public.
Warm weather during the Christmas/New Year period saw large crowds enjoy facilities at the region’s major water storages.
Cobram bowler Chris Taylor has been bowling all along Australia’s east coast, and all for a good cause.
The Free family were overwhelmed when stolen fishing equipment was returned to them on Monday night.
SPC Ardmona’s managing director Peter Kelly will end his association with the company when his two-year commitment to the job expires at the end of March.
Salvation Army Benalla Majors Heather and Peter Ellis have relocated to Melbourne.
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