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
  • screening
  • learn
  • music-performance
  • family-children
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
  • screening
  • learn
  • music-performance
  • 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
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

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
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
External view of the State Theatre Centre of WA from across Roe Street at dusk.

State Theatre Centre of WA

State Theatre Centre presents contemporary performing arts, such as theatre and dance, in diverse ways with a focus on distinctive professional and contemporary work produced locally, nationally and internationally.

  • music-performance
  • family-children
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
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
Wetland-2.jpg

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.

  • community-charity
  • music-performance
  • family-children
Urban-Orchard.jpg

Urban Orchard

The Urban Orchard is a place to celebrate the importance of growing fresh, healthy food where we live.

  • community-charity
  • food-drink
  • markets
  • family-children