Events

Image of two men viewing a mountain landscape that is saturated in yellow
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 29 October)

Energies: Haines and Hinterding

An exhibition featuring collaborative and solo works seeking to reveal the unseen energies that surround us.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 31 December)

Outside: Matters of the heart in Indigenous art

Six Seasons Gallery is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • historical
  • family-children
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 15 January)

Looking Glass

WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
Photo of a women dressed as a wind up doll and another woman dressed as a circus ring master in a field.
Date
Saturday 30 September - Monday 9 October

2017 AWESOME Festival

Invite curiosity and inspire creativity.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • screening
  • learn
Image of two men viewing a mountain landscape that is saturated in yellow
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 29 October)

Energies: Haines and Hinterding

An exhibition featuring collaborative and solo works seeking to reveal the unseen energies that surround us.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 31 December)

Outside: Matters of the heart in Indigenous art

Six Seasons Gallery is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • historical
  • family-children
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 15 January)

Looking Glass

WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
Photo of a women dressed as a wind up doll and another woman dressed as a circus ring master in a field.
Date
Saturday 30 September - Monday 9 October

2017 AWESOME Festival

Invite curiosity and inspire creativity.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • screening
  • learn
Portrait of Heath Ledger holding an old still shot camera with a yellow wash background
Date
Saturday 14 October - 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
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 31 December)

Outside: Matters of the heart in Indigenous art

Six Seasons Gallery is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • historical
  • family-children
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 15 January)

Looking Glass

WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
Portrait of Heath Ledger holding an old still shot camera with a yellow wash background
Date
Saturday 14 October - 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
Image of everyday materials clustered together
Date
Friday 10 November

Remedial works

International artists have come together to deliver an exhibtion displaying the effects of materials on contemporay global societies. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Today (Daily until Sunday 31 December)

Outside: Matters of the heart in Indigenous art

Six Seasons Gallery is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • historical
  • family-children
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 15 January)

Looking Glass

WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
Portrait of Heath Ledger holding an old still shot camera with a yellow wash background
Date
Saturday 14 October - 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
Image of artist version of drones hanging from the roof
Date
Saturday 11 November - Sunday 24 December

I Don't Want To Be There When It Happens

An exhibtion that explores the relationship between art practice and trauma, loss and grief.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
Image of everyday materials clustered together
Date
Saturday 11 November - Sunday 24 December

Remedial works

International artists have come together to deliver an exhibtion displaying the effects of materials on contemporay global societies. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Today (Daily until Monday 15 January)

Looking Glass

WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • family-children
Portrait of Heath Ledger holding an old still shot camera with a yellow wash background
Date
Saturday 14 October - 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

Attractions

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
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
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
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
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
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
  • learn
  • historical
  • 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
The-Butcher-Shop.jpg

The Butcher Shop

The Butcher Shop | Purveyors of Designer Produce and Art Materials

  • art-exhibitions
  • shopping
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
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
Outre-Gallery.jpg

Outre Gallery

Outré Gallery is Australia's original alternative gallery dealing in contemporary international pop, lowbrow, pop surrealism and underground art.

  • art-exhibitions
  • shopping
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