A new book telling the history of the Art Gallery of Ballarat Association will be launched this weekend

By Michelle Smith
Updated February 18 2019 - 4:51am, first published February 15 2019 - 6:00am
NEW BOOK: Gallery association president Amanda McGraw, historian and author Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter, and Art Gallery of Ballarat director Louise Tegart celebrate the new book Not for self but for all: A history of the Art Gallery of Ballarat Association. Picture: Kate Healy

The meticulous record-keeping of the Art Gallery of Ballarat's first secretary in the 1800s gave historian Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter a real insight in to how the institution came to be.