BENDIGO Art Gallery director, Karen Quinlan, has increased her institution’s annual visitor numbers by over 750 per cent over the 19 years she has been at her post.
The economic flow on effect for the City of Greater Bendigo has been stark and powerful.
The ‘Art Series Hotels Group’ told Ms Quinlan that the only reason the company expanded its super-chic accommodation empire to Bendigo was because of her gallery.
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