Attractions

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