Public Art piece representing two black and white striped marble pillars outside of the State Library of WA.

Gate 2: Coalesce

The Japanese born Australian artist Akio Makigawa was commissioned to create a landmark entry statement for the Perth Cultural Centre. Gate 2: Coalesce was erected outside the Alexander Library building in 1987.

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PICA

The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) is one of Australia's leading centres for the development and presentation of contemporary art.

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A filigree style metal artwork sitting in the wetland.

Stuart Green: Untitled

The filigree style metal artwork in the urban wetland is a work by Perth artist Stuart Green. It was the Premier’s selection from the 2010 Sculptures by the Sea exhibition at Cottesloe Beach.

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View of the WA Museums front entrance with a crowd sitting on the steps in the foreground.

WA Museum

The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. 

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  • screening
  • learn
View of the projections on the external walls of the Art Gallery of WA at night with a crowd sitting on the steps surrounding the wetland stage.

Art Gallery of WA

Through their collections, programs, and stimulating exhibitions the Art Gallery of WA offers visitors unique and exciting encounters with the art of Western Australia, Australian Indigenous art and the art of the world. 

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Polly

A pop up cafe with delicious coffee, lunches and takeaway snacks. 

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Flipside Burger Bar

Flipside hand-crafts delicious burgers right there in front of you in their open kitchen.

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External view of the State Library of WA entrance with people sitting in the foreground.

State Library of WA

The State Library of WA is more than just a place for books - enjoy film screenings, family activities, tours and exhibitions.

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  • cruises-tours
  • screening
  • learn
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Wetland

The Wetland is a fresh water ecology which is home to plant and animal species once common throughout Perth, including native fish, frogs and invertebrates. It has a stage making it an ideal spot for events, and steps which provide seating for audiences or passers-by looking for a peaceful spot to relax.

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Aisuru Sushi

This slick and funky Japanese fusion restaurant serves up all the favourites and then some. 

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Image of Der Rufer or The Caller, a bronze statue in the Perth Cultural Centre of a man with his hands to his face, calling out to the world.

Der Rufer (The Caller)

Gerhard Marcks is a German artist who was a founding teacher of the famous Bauhaus art and design school. Born in 1889, he died in 1981.

 

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