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Galleries in Perth Coast


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Cullity Gallery

The Cullity Gallery is a unique venue showcasing innovative works in visual arts, architecture, landscape architecture and design.

  • Open Days/times:Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm
  • Galleries:Art Gallery

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Description

Open to the public five days a week, the gallery hosts three dedicated student exhibitions a year as well as a number of private displays. The clean, modern space can be adjusted to house artworks of all sizes, while its removable walls allow the creation of different exhibition experiences and atmospheres.

All School of Design students have the opportunity to exhibit at the Cullity Gallery. These experiences help prepare UWA students for a career in art and design and the rigours of engaging directly with the public, collectors and industry professionals.

Gallows Gallery

Gallows Fine Art Gallery exhibits local and interstate artists in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass and jewellery. The Gallery is dedicated to promoting diversity amongst artforms.

  • Galleries:Painting
  • Open Days/times:Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4:30pm, Saturday 12pm - 5pm, Sunday 2pm - 5pm

Details

  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Sunday,Saturday

Description

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, located next to the Sunken Gardens within the beautiful grounds of The University of Western Australia, is acknowledged as one of the finest university galleries in Australia.

  • Galleries:Painting,Ceramics,Installation,Mixed Media,Sculpture,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Tuesdays - Saturday 11am - 5pm

Details

  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

The Gallery is a centre for critical and scholarly engagement with visual culture for the wider community as well as students and staff on campus.

The gallery presents a diverse exhibition program each year including works from the University's art collections, historical and contemporary art and travelling exhibitions. 

All exhibitions are supported by a stimulating program of artist talks, curating forums, lectures, presentations, workshops, symposia, conferences and performances and bring together practicing artists and specialists, along with teaching and research staff from the University of to engage with students on campus and the wider community.

Current exhibitions: http://www.lwag.uwa.edu.au/exhibitions

 

 

Royal Western Australian Historical Society

The Northampton Historical Society was formed in 1969 and meets in Chiverton House (pictured above) which was built c 1865-85 and sits in the main street in the town. This building is owned by the Shire but given exclusively to the Historical Society, which runs it as a museum.

  • Museums:Local History

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Description

The Northampton Historical Society was formed in 1969 and meets in Chiverton House (pictured above) which was built c 1865-85 and sits in the main street in the town. This building is owned by the Shire but given exclusively to the Historical Society, which runs it as a museum. The area saw the very first mining activity in the state – originally for tin - so the museum highlights this activity.

The museum has a collection of documents, old School books diaries and letters and a large collection of photographs from past residents. The backyard of the house has a collection of old farm machinery.

The Society has 54 members and volunteers, and meets on the 3rd Friday of the month at 4pm. Volunteers open the museum from 10 – 12 & 2 – 4 Sat/Sun/Mon/Wed/Friday. Admission $3 Adults, 50c Students. Volunteers also deal with requests for information. The Society sells an informational  pamphlet Looking Back  by Captain Mitchell

The district contains the Gwalia mine site – settled c1863 which now has interpretive signs, as does the Lynton Convict Hiring Depot 1853-57 on the Port Gregory/ Kalbarri road

The Berndt Museum

Berndt Museum of Anthropology holds one of Australia's finest collections of Australian Aboriginal, contemporary and historical art and cultural materials.

  • Museums:Aboriginal,Local History

Details

  • Facilities:Free
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Description

Berndt Museum of Anthropology was formally established in 1976 by the University of Western Australia. It holds one of Australia's finest collections of Australian Aboriginal, contemporary and historical art and cultural materials, as well as Asian and Melanesian collections.

Initially known as the Anthropology Research Museum, it was renamed the Berndt Museum of Anthropology in 1992. The change of name was to honour the Museum's founders and principal benefactors, Ronald M. and Catherine H. Berndt. The Museum administers the Professor Ronald M. and Dr Catherine H. Berndt Research Foundation that promotes research in the field of Aboriginal Australia.

The core collections were obtained by Ronald M. and Catherine H. Berndt during almost fifty years of fieldwork in many areas of Australia, as well as New Guinea.

These have been augmented by materials assembled by staff, graduate students and other associates of the Discipline of of Anthropology and Sociology, as well as through purchases and donations under the federal Cultural Gifts Program.

The Goods Shed

The new art and culture exhibition space in Claremont

  • Open Days/times:Monday - Sunday 8am - 3pm
  • Galleries:Art Gallery,Craft,Installation,Mixed Media,Photography

Details

  • SCOOP ADMIN ONLY:FORM
  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Monday

Description

The Goods Shed is FORM's space for exhibitions, installations and commissions; for artist and thinker residences; for community activity and exchange. The transformation of The Goods Shed has been made possible by the partnership between LandCorp and FORM.

 

Tunbridge Gallery

Established specifically to showcase Aboriginal art, all artworks are sourced from art centres throughout Western Australia, the Central & Western Desert, the Top End and Tiwi Islands.

  • Galleries:Sculpture,Craft,Aboriginal,Painting,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Thursday – Saturday 10am – 3pm

Details

  • Open Days:Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

The gallery stocks a large selection of paintings and prints from all the Kimberley art centres, paintings from the Pilbara, paintings and weaving from the Western Desert and APY Lands communities, as well as bark paintings, wood sculpture and baskets from Arnhem Land and painting and wood carvings from the Tiwi Islands.  All work is sourced from art centres owned and run by aboriginal communities.
 
We are committed to show top end work as well as encouraging emerging artists and educating our clients about all aspects of aboriginal art and culture.

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