Events

Image of artist version of drones hanging from the roof
Date
Today (Daily until 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
Today (Daily until 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
Illustration of a cinema projector made up of various icons that represent cinema.
Date
Today (Daily until Thursday 30 November)

Classic Cinema Club - November

Bring along your chairs, picnic rugs and blankets and settle in for a night of classic cinema.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • historical
  • screening
String of white lights
Date
Today | 6pm - 11pm (Daily until Monday 25 December)

Tinsel Tangle

Sparkling tinsel is lighting up the Wetland this Christmas. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • community-charity
  • family-children
Blurry, coloured lights
Date
Today | 6pm - 11pm (Daily until Monday 25 December)

Christmas Lights Trail

City of Perth's trail of lights will light up the city this Christmas. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • community-charity
  • family-children
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Tomorrow (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
Tomorrow (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
Tomorrow (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
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Tomorrow (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
Close up image of hand painted pots on a table with succulents planted in them.
Date
Saturday 25 November

Etsy Made Local

'Etsy Made Local' is an Etsy-supported, Christmas market selling a beautiful range of handcrafted items. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • markets
  • music-performance
  • food-drink
Image of artist version of drones hanging from the roof
Date
Today (Daily until 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
Today (Daily until 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
String of white lights
Date
Today | 6pm - 11pm (Daily until Monday 25 December)

Tinsel Tangle

Sparkling tinsel is lighting up the Wetland this Christmas. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • community-charity
  • family-children
Blurry, coloured lights
Date
Today | 6pm - 11pm (Daily until Monday 25 December)

Christmas Lights Trail

City of Perth's trail of lights will light up the city this Christmas. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • community-charity
  • family-children
painting of a paradise garden with kangaroos, numbats, dingos and birds sitting around an Australian Aboriginal painting
Date
Tomorrow (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
Tomorrow (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
Tomorrow (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
inkjet print of volcanic island
Date
Tomorrow (Daily until Monday 11 December)

Bill Henson

A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition on display in Perth. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
patch work imagery of a tree with no leaves
Date
Tomorrow (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
Tomorrow (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

Attractions

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
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
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Outre Gallery

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

  • 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
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The Butcher Shop

The Butcher Shop | Purveyors of Designer Produce and Art Materials

  • art-exhibitions
  • shopping
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
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
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
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 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
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