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Aboriginal Art Gallery of Kings Park

The curatorial and management staff of the gallery invite you to experience a journey through Aboriginal art with a variety of innovative, contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art and artefacts.

  • Galleries:Aboriginal,Painting,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays 11am - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays

Description

The Aboriginal Art Gallery, located in Kings Park overlooking the Swan River and the City of Perth, was established first in Hay Street, Perth in 1992, as a venue to exhibit the art of Western Australian Indigenous artists.

The Gallery has been at its present location for the past 15 years. This Kings Park location offers a premium location that encourages appreciation of Aboriginal culture, their contribution to Australian history, family kinship and respect for the land.

The Aboriginal Art Gallery gives visitors the opportunity to meet and talk to Aboriginal artists and observe them as they work, listen to their stories unfold in music and dance performances from some of Western Australia's leading Aboriginal artists. Visitors to the gallery, both national and international, have the opportunity to be a part of the reconciliation between the original inhabitants of Australia and the people who have made this country their home over the past 200 years.

Art is central to Aboriginal culture. In a culture with no written language, it was used to record the beliefs and stories from the Dreaming and to pass these on to each successive generation. "Aboriginal culture represented through art has been dated at over 40,000 years old."

Aboriginal art, while fulfilling its earlier role is now also being used by artists to express and describe the contemporary issues impacting on their lives.

This has expanded the boundaries of Aboriginal Art, from works traditionally rendered on rock, bark and sand using natural ochre, to works using oils, watercolour and acrylic paints, etchings, gauche, collage and solvent transfer prints.

The gallery's reputation is substantially recognised throughout the Aboriginal community and amongst collectors of fine Indigenous art around the world.

The curatorial and management staff of the gallery has extensive knowledge of Western Australian Indigenous art and have expanded the gallery's interest to include the Central Desert region of Utopia. We invite you to experience a journey through Aboriginal art with a variety of innovative, contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art and artefacts. 

Aspects of Kings Park

Aspects of Kings Park is a gallery and retail environment for the highest quality contemporary Australian and Western Australian craft and design.

  • Galleries:Art Gallery,Jewellery,Painting,Pottery,Sculpture,Craft,Furniture,Glass
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Sunday 9am - 5pm (closed Australia Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day)

Details

  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,Monday,Tuesday

Description

Holmes à Court Gallery @ no.10

New 500+ m2 exhibition/event space. We're in the early stages of development with this, but we're ready at last to share it with you.

  • Open Days/times:Open 7 days 12pm-8pm (Closed : 5-8pm on 23 April and 4-6pm on 12 May)
  • Galleries:Painting

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays

Description

The first exhibition is The Border Crossers by Clyde McGill with a accompanying event program:
 
Dolorosa Opera Performance : 2pm Sundays
Speakers Day : 5 May 2018  
 
See full details here http://www.holmesacourtgallery.com.au/files/2018_The_Border_Crossers/Speakers_Day_Programme_Crossing_Borders_050518.pdf

Paper Mountain

Paper Mountain is a Perth based artist run initiative with a gallery, co-working space and studios, located in the heart of Northbridge, WA.

  • Galleries:Artisan Workshop,Art Gallery

Details

  • Open Days:Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Description

Paper Mountain presents a top notch program of surprising new art and ideas, and is dedicated to supporting a broad span of contemporary art projects. Our space is malleable and we use it to nurture experimentation, to challenge artists’ practices, and to encourage collaboration and skill/resource sharing.
 
Founded in late 2011 by Anna Dunnill, Amber Harries, Stephen Genovese & Joanna Sulkowski, Paper Mountain is currently co-directed by a team of eight who between them manage: the studios, special projects, exhibitions, events, communications, finance, media & artistic programming.
 

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