RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID -19)
The Burnside Painting Group management committee has been keeping
a close watching brief on the development of Coronavirus (COVID19) in Australia
and the advice of Australia’s Chief Medical Officers and the SA Health
we would like to continue a “business as usual” approach, we importantly need
to acknowledge that our membership base is in the vulnerable to most vulnerable
age brackets. Given the increasing spread of this disease throughout our
communities, and the uncertainty surrounding the position in the coming months,
the Committee has decided to adopt a prudent and responsible response as
CLASSES TERM 2: The following classes scheduled to commence in April 2020 are CANCELLED:-
Members who have enrolled and paid for these classes will receive
WORKSHOPS: The Workshop scheduled for Saturday 3 May is CANCELLED.
SOCIAL NIGHT: The next Social Night scheduled for Wednesday 1 April is CANCELLED.
COMPANION PAINTING: Monday
Companion Painting group in the small room will FORMALLY
CEASE until further notice following this Monday 16th March. However, at this stage Members are still free to meet in the large
Hall and use the facilities on Monday mornings at your individual discretion
and risk, and provided you are following the advice of the Australian Chief
Medical Officer and government. St Matthew’s Hall is now providing paper towels and hand
sanitisers in the bathrooms.
PLEIN AIR PAINTING GROUP: The Plein Air briefing session scheduled for 12.30pm on Monday 16 March is CANCELLED
The Plein Air outing planned for 3 April
FURTHER UPDATES: The BPG Management Committee will continue to keep you updated on
BPG activities as the situation develops. We will aim to reschedule classes and
workshops, and reinstate the Companion and Plein Air Painting Groups as soon as
it is deemed safe to do so. Further information can be obtained at:- www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019
Kathy Tyrrell and Jenny Haslam, Co-Vice Presidents
Burnside Painting Group
Photos from exhibitions held by the Burnside Painting Group.