Events

Image of colourful bubble letters spelling we are 10
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 28 January)

We are 10

A collection of works by Year 4 students across WA. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • community-charity
  • learn
Portrait of Heath Ledger holding an old still shot camera with a yellow wash background
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 29 January)

Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures

Discover a passionate film-maker – admire a screen legend – celebrate a local hero.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • screening
  • historical
  • learn
Two painted dolphin sculptures
Date
Saturday 20 January - Sunday 4 February

The Big Splash WA Art Trail

Thirty six dolphins hit the streets, parks and public spaces of Perth.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • community-charity
Two painted dolphin sculptures
Date
Saturday 20 January - Sunday 4 February

The Big Splash WA Art Trail

Thirty six dolphins hit the streets, parks and public spaces of Perth.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • community-charity

Attractions

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. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
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.

  • art-exhibitions
PICA

PICA

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

  • art-exhibitions
Child's hand in dinosaur footprint
Date

Discovery Zone

Explore the WA Museum’s new Discovery Zone, now open at the State Library.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • historical
  • learn
The-Butcher-Shop.jpg

The Butcher Shop

The Butcher Shop | Purveyors of Designer Produce and Art Materials

  • art-exhibitions
  • shopping
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.

 

  • art-exhibitions
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. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • screening
  • learn
Photo of Dusk Ridge line 2011 a porcelain artwork created by Pippin Drysdale representing nine vessels of varying dimensions.

Craft & Design Gallery - Resonant Objects

Showcasing works across a range of mediums, this newly introduced space allows for AGWA to express the many ways that craft and design practitioners use their materials to engage with the world.

  • art-exhibitions
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.

  • art-exhibitions
Clement Meadmore sculpture in the Perth Cultural Centre's Urban Orchard. Made from rusted corten steel and featuring geometric shapes.

Between 1979-1980

Clement Meadmore is an internationally renowned sculptor who was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1929. He lived and worked predominately in America, where he died in 2005.

  • art-exhibitions
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.

  • art-exhibitions
  • cruises-tours
  • learn
  • screening
  • family-children