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Events in Western Australia


region=western-australia&type=events&from=03-Mar-2021&to=31-Mar-2021


Revealed Exhibition 2021: New & Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Presenting the best new and emerging Aboriginal artists from remote, regional and metro WA, the 2021 Revealed Exhibition features painting, textiles, photography, print, video, carving and sculpture.

  • Dates:Mar 26 - May 23
  • Time(s):10am - 5pm
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Drawing,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Video,Other Visual Arts
  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Description

Hosting over 100 talented emerging Aboriginal artists, the galleries will brim with contemporary work, fresh from the studios of WA’s Aboriginal Art Centres and independent artists. Not to be missed, the exhibition will open with a very special performance by the Red Sand Beat Band, who are travelling here from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. Their laidback reggae desert beats and lyrics tell stories of their homelands, daily life and keeping culture strong. Revealed is an annual exhibition which provides an important platform for emerging WA Aboriginal artists to connect with new audiences. Come along and be immersed in Aboriginal culture and art and support the next generation of artists. All artworks in the exhibition are for sale. Visit https://www.fac.org.au/whats-on/post/revealed-wa-aboriginal-art-market-2021-online-event/ to view the full list of exhibiting artists.

Leaving LA | Tee Ken Ng and Tim Minchin

An installation of swirling hand-made zoetropes by Perth-based artist, filmmaker and designer Tee Ken Ng that bring another Perth luminary, Tim Minchin’s song Leaving LA to visual life.

  • Dates:Jan 30 - Apr 26
  • Venue:Perth Cultural Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Sculpture,Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:Perth Festival
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA
  • Festivals:Perth Festival

Description

From working with Grammy Award winning musicians to commissions from the likes of Google, Twitter, Netflix and Perrier, Tee Ken Ng is a Perth-based artist, filmmaker and designer with a global reach and reputation. This exhibition focuses on his recent animated music video for another Perth luminary, Tim Minchin. Presented as an installation of the swirling hand-made zoetropes that bring Minchin’s song Leaving LA to visual life, it reveals the unique and exquisite charm, art and craft of Ng’s animation practice. Combined with live video projections of the zoetropes in action and an accompanying soundtrack, Ng creates a sense of being within the animation itself as the entire piece becomes a living artwork that will fully encompass you. Image credit - Film still of Tee Ken Ng’s zoetrope-animated video for Tim Minchin’s Leaving LA, 2020. Photo: Tee Ken Ng. Tim Minchin and Tee Ken Ng surrounded by zoetropes in Tee Ken Ng's studio for Tee Ken Ng’s zoetrope-animated video for Tim Minchin’s Leaving LA, 2020. Photo: Cam Campbell.

Relics: Bricks of the New World

An immersive exhibition by Lego Masters Series 2 Winners, Jackson Harvey & Alex Towler

  • Dates:Feb 26 - May 30
  • Time(s):9.00am - 3.00pm
  • Venue:The Goods Shed

Details

  • Hosted By:Scribblers Festival
  • Type:Free,For Kids
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

The year is 2530. Humans have long since left planet Earth. After mistreating the natural environment for centuries, they were forced to see a new home beyond the stars. What remains is little more than an abandoned pile of decaying infrastructure, appliances, and a scattered population of LEGO minifigs. Built for the young and young-at-heart, using found objects, LEGO, mixed media and multiple layers of storytelling; RELICS; Bricks of the New World is a timely exploration of adaptation, sustainability, diversity and the connections we make with one another. Free to the public, no booking required.

Subiaco Pop-Up Square

A welcoming space to explore, relax and play!

  • Dates:Mar 25 - May 9
  • Venue:Corner of Rokeby Rd & Churchill Ave

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Subiaco
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

For just over six weeks, the corner of Rokeby Road and Churchill Avenue will be transformed into a vibrant, community piazza! Pop-in anytime, explore the space, connect with friends and join in one fo the many activities programmed, including: Acoustic music sessions - Uncover incredible local musicians during select lunchtime and afternoon music sessions Family mini golf - Tee-up with family and friends at our pop-up mini golf Light projections - Be mesmerised by our dancing display of lights projected on the stunning heritage building on Churchill Avenue Garden workshops - Join us for an afternoon of herb and floral gardening, providing a sanctuary for worker (and honey) bees within the City Community art project - You're invited to decorate, paint and leave your mark on our pop-up canvas bringing a pop of colour and vibrancy to the town centre Health and fitness - Spin classes, yoga, pilates and healthy smoothies, join in a range of activities centred around health and wellbeing Creative workshops - Let your creativity soar with a range of craft activities, from flower-crown making to painting ceramic workshops

Balancing Act

Our story is not one story, but many stories to share.

  • Dates:Feb 10 - Dec 27
  • Time(s):10am-5pm
  • Venue:Art Gallery of Western Australia

Details

  • Hosted By:Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Drawing,Painting,Sculpture,Craft,Photography,Video,Historical
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA

Description

This exhibition attempts to showcase works of art that reflect the depth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture, with other aspects of the Aboriginal condition. As a result, radical observations about the ups and downs of life will, at times, weave in and out of stories about Country. Equally, across the show, visitors will encounter passages of serenity, corridors of tradition, and trails that speak to the upheavals experienced by generations of Indigenous people. Balancing Act features the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living and working across the State and Australia. Works of art by local Noongar artists such as Revel Cooper (dec.), Sandra Hill, Dianne Jones and Shane Pickett (dec.) sit loud-and-proud among those by Richard Bell, Karla Dickens, Julie Dowling and Brian Robinson to name a few of the many stellar artists in the show. Image - Richard Bell One more hour of daylight 2017-2019. Synthetic polymer paint on linen, three parts: 240 x 540 cm (overall). State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased through the Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation: TomorrowFund, 2019. © Richard Bell, courtesy Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

Busselton Rotary Markets

  • 0428 354 017

Start your Sunday morning right with a cup of coffee and a bite to eat, browse stalls with local arts and crafts, fruit and veg.

  • Dates:Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month.
  • Time(s):7am - 12:30pm
  • Venue:Signal Park, Busselton

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Other:Markets
  • Type:Community,Free

Description

The Busselton Rotary Markets are held every 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month, at Signal Park near the Busselton Foreshore.

For stallholder enquiries contact Lawrie Walter on 0428 354 017 or visit the Busselton Rotary Markets Facebook page.

Earth Matters: Rethink the Future | Scitech Exhibition

Explore the changes happening on Earth and learn how we can innovate solutions for a more sustainable future, in Scitech's new exhibition: Earth Matters.

  • Dates:Aug 17 - Aug 16, 2021
  • Time(s):Weekdays 9:30am-4pm | Weekends 10am-4pm
  • Venue:Scitech Discovery Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Scitech
  • Ticket Price:Adult: $19 | Child: $12 (under 4's are free) | Mini Group: $52
  • Other:Museum events,Science,Technology
  • Type:For Kids

Description

Scitech’s new exhibition, Earth Matters: Rethink the Future, is a multisensory experience exploring the changes in our natural environment. Come on a journey as you learn how to innovate solutions for a more sustainable future.

Explore the relationship between humans and habitat, dive deep into the science behind biodiversity, climate and carbon emissions and discover how the smallest of actions can have a big impact on the world around us.

See the inner workings of a tree, learn about endangered species and step into a banksia woodland to discover what effect your actions have on the fragile ecosystem. Use pedal power to explore electricity generation, storage and transfer and unearth ways to give nature a helping hand, starting with your own backyard.

Come and rethink the future with us! http://scitech.org.au/earth-matters/

Online bookings essential. Plan ahead to avoid disappointment.

Edmund Rice Leadership and Arts Program

Come and improve your Leadership and Art Skills free of charge

  • Dates:Feb 6 - Dec 5
  • Time(s):Open from 12pm to 5pm
  • Venue:9 Brewer Place Mirrabooka

Details

  • Hosted By:Edmund Rice Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:For Kids,Community,Youth Art / Performance,Free,Workshops
  • Other:Arts & Crafts

Description

Edmund Rice Centre has been delivering Leadership and Arts Programs free since 2010. •The program is funded by the Smith Family and partners with the Museum Of Freedom and Tolerance, Community Arts Network, Heathway, City of Stirling, FairGame and Perth Festival.• The Leadership program is Theory based and the sessions are done at a Leadership level. The session are ethical and teach our young leaders about the different aspects of Leadership, how to be a better leader and what it is all about. Games or some practical activities are also done to reinforce some of the sessions and make it fun and engaging for the participants of the program. The Creative Arts Programs also cover a wide range of activities like Origami, Drawing and Painting, drama and theatre. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch via phone or email.

Ellenbrook Arts

A free program hosted by the Edmund Rice Centre WA, for youth aged 8 - 18 years older to come and discover their art potential.

  • Dates:Every Monday
  • Time(s):6-8pm
  • Venue:Ellenbrook Community Library

Details

  • Hosted By:Edmund Rice Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,For Kids,Free,Workshops
  • Other:Arts & Crafts

Description

Starts 8th of Feb, on every Monday after that at Ellenbrook Community Library from 4 - 6 PM. Ends Dec 6th

Evenings Of Life Drawing

Nude life drawing for all levels of artists in a relaxed environment.

  • Dates:Every Second Wednesday from Sept 9
  • Time(s):6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Venue:The Corner Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:The Corner Gallery
  • Ticket Price:$22.19
  • Other:Arts & Crafts

Description

$20 entry fee includes all art materials (paper, drawing board, charcoals) and a complimentary wine, beer or soft drink. Plus, they offer theatre-style buttered popcorn, straight from the machine. 

Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm sharp start. Get in early to find a comfy spot or grab yourself a beverage at the bar. 

 

Exhibition: TWISTED + DARK

Explore the beauty and wonder of dark imagery - gothic and nightmarish themes to haunt the imagination - by more 25 emerging and professional artists in a range of mediums.

  • Dates:Mar 7 - May 9
  • Venue:Potions Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Potions Artisan Gallery
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Drawing,Painting,Photography,Sculpture

Description

Exclusive to Potions Artisan Gallery 6 March - 9 May 2021 Saturday - Sunday, 11am - 3pm Exhibition Opening: Saturday 6 March, 7pm - 9pm

Expressions Of India

This exhibition explores a selection of paintings from the Berndt Museum of Anthropology's Ronald M. and Catherine H. Berndt Collection.

  • Dates:Jul 11, 2020 - Jun 12, 2021
  • Venue:Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
  • Produced By:UWA: University of Western Australia
  • Event Venue:Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery,UWA,UWA Cultural Precinct
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical,Painting

Description

The artworks featured cut across religion, royalty and everyday life in India from various contexts and social perspectives. By sharing these works with the public, we hope to celebrate our connections to the Indo-Pacific region.

Jilamara Arts

Japingka Gallery proudly presents artworks based on traditional ceremonial life, dynamically interpreted by contemporary artists of Jilamara Arts on the Tiwi Islands

  • Dates:Mar 12 - Apr 27
  • Time(s):Weekdays 10 AM - 5 PM; Weekends 12 - 5 PM
  • Venue:Japingka Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Japingka Gallery
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Painting
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Pattern, or Jilamara, is a vital part of life on the Tiwi Islands, seen in the performance yirrinkiripwoja, body painting, and the Pukumani, or mortuary ceremony. In these events the Creation stories of Tiwi people are enacted and integrated into everyday life. The artistic output of the Jilamara art centre is strongly influenced by all these traditional practices and ceremonies. The patterns remain the collective cultural inheritance for all Tiwi artists, who continue to celebrate the traditions through their own unique impressions of culture.

Memory Cafe

Come along to this inviting, friendly and inclusive morning tea, a supportive social outing for people living with dementia, their carers and the wider community.

  • Dates:Feb 9
  • Time(s):9:30am - 11am
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Other:Health,Well Being
  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Type:Community,Free

Description

Taking place at Fremantle Arts Centre on the second Tuesday of each month, the morning tea is for people living with dementia; an informal and social affair where people can feel welcomed and accepted, remain socially active and make new friends.

In recognising the need to encourage inclusion of people living with dementia in the local community, Alzheimer’s WA has partnered with local Government and businesses to bring the Memory Café concept to Western Australia.

Do you, a family member or friend live with dementia? Visit this Memory Café, enjoy a coffee and some great conversation.

Music in the Mall

Head to Armadale's Jull Street Mall each Saturday from 12pm until 17 April 2021 for Music in the Mall, a FREE SHOWCASE of vibrant live performances.

  • Dates:Every Saturday until Apr 17
  • Time(s):12.00pm-2.00pm
  • Venue:Jull Street Mall

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Armadale
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,For Kids,Free
  • Music:Blues,Country & Folk,Pop,Rock,String Quartet,Free

Description

Join us for Music in the Mall, a free popular concert series! Bring your lunch, or support local businesses by buying something to eat or drink from a variety of local cafes. Then relax and enjoy the entertainment from different acts every week - ranging from established musicians, local emerging artists, schools to community groups. There will not be any performances on the long weekends, 27 February and 3 April. Saturday 20 February | The City Slickers Popular country & bluegrass band Saturday 6 March | Family Shoveller Band The Shoveller brothers from Bidyadanga bring you their unique fusion of reggae, rock and pop. Bring your dancing shoes! Saturday 13 March | St Patrick's Day Celebration feat. Thistledoo, CSO Fiddle Group, Celtic Academy An all singing, dancing and Irish fiddling celebration of all things St Patrick's Day Saturday 20 March | The Beatles & Fleetwood Songbook AfterAll Trio takes you on a musical journey of all your favourite Beatles and Fleetwood Mac classics Saturday 27 March | Singing Spectacular Armadale & West Byford Primary Schools along with local singer/songwriters come together for a spectacular display of singing! Saturday 10 April | The Vibrolators feat. Miss Peta-Lee Old school rhythm and blues band bringing a swing to your hips! Saturday 17 April | Skelton A family band with groovy, uplifting, melodic pop

PICA: The Gathering

A reflection upon the act of gathering – of bringing together of peoples, words, politics, objects, images, identities, histories, dreams and concerns.

  • Dates:Feb 20 - Apr 18
  • Venue:PICA Galleries
  • Time(s):10am – 5pm Tuesdays to Sundays

Details

  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Video
  • Event Venue:PICA
  • Produced By:PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art,Perth Festival
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Festivals:Perth Festival

Description

In the here and now, First Peoples and People of Colour find themselves simultaneously navigating a global health crisis and a historic moment of global awareness of systemic racism and the continued oppression of communities based on race and colour. For many, this is the moment to gather, to make collective voices heard, to be highly visible, to show resilience and resistance. For First Peoples, the act of coming together is integral to individual and collective selfhood. In gathering, the very fabric of our identities is formed, our place in the world is determined and decisions around our futures are forged. Recent times have reminded us how important contact with each other is to our wellbeing while asking us to rethink the ways that we gather and share time and space. While ‘the gathering’ does not seek to document the pandemic, or the uprising of the anti-racism movement globally, it is a response to these events.

Post Iso Adults Scavenger Hunt

The Post-Iso Scavenger Hunt is a rickshaw adventure for two around Perth, snapping photos, completing challenges, solving riddles and achieving feats of greatness.

  • Dates:Nov 6 - Jun 26, Every Thur and Fri
  • Time(s):3pm onwards
  • Venue:Northbridge

Details

  • Hosted By:Peddle Perth Tours
  • Ticket Price:$60
  • Type:Adults Only

Description

Our Scavenger Hunts are similar to the Amazing Race and require courage and determination to win, they a bunch of fun and you can read our online reviews to see the amazing experiences previous customers have had.
 
We previewed this event at Fringe World 2020 and we completely sold out. Get your team together or challenge your colleagues to see who will be victorious and you'll have stories to tell for months at work. The ultimate tour for group bonding. Book now to get our special post-iso price.

Quinns Rocks Parkrun

Free timed 5km run, every Saturday morning along the beautiful Quinns Beach foreshore

  • Dates:Every Saturday
  • Time(s):8:00 am

Details

  • Hosted By:parkrun
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Sports:Running

Description

What is Quinns Rocks parkrun?

It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.

When is it?

Every Saturday at 8:00am.

Where is it?

The event takes place at Quinns Beach foreshore, Quinns Road, Quinns Rocks, WA 6030. See Course page for more details.

Registration

You need to register before attending. Register once, for every parkrun around the world. Print your barcode and bring it with you. No barcode, No time.

Reflect and Connect Memory Cafe

Come along and make new friends at the Reflect and Connect Memory Café.

  • Dates:Last Tuesday of every month
  • Time(s):10.00am to 11.00am

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Wanneroo
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Produced By:City of Wanneroo

Description

When: Last Tuesday of every month // 10am - 11am
Where: Jamaica Blue, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre, 36 Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson

Come along and make new friends at the Reflect and Connect Memory Café, meeting on the last Tuesday of every month from 10am-11am at Jamaica Blue, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre. The memory café is an inclusive, social setting for people living with memory loss, and their carers, to have a chat over morning tea. It is free to attend, with no bookings necessary.

Run by the City of Wanneroo and kindly supported by Alzheimer’s WA, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre and Jamaica Blue

Scarborough Sunset Markets

Watch the sunset go down in a buzzing atmosphere of food trucks, pop up bars, live music, market stalls, and local entertainment.

  • Dates:Nov 5 - Apr 29
  • Time(s):5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Venue:Scarborough Beach

Details

  • Type:Community,Free,Pet-Friendly
  • Other:Markets
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

The Scarborough Beach Association (SBA) and Perth’s premier events company KINN & Co are delighted to announce the return of the ever-popular Scarborough Sunset Markets, kicking off  5 November and running every Thursday night until 29 April 2021. 

Known for its gorgeous views, glorious beach and buzzing vibes, Scarborough is the perfect place to perch up on a warm Thursday night with mates, yummy eats and a thirst quenching bev in hand, listening to live music, watching the captivating sunset and embracing all that makes Scarborough truly special.

Last  Summer’s edition saw thousands flock from across Perth to get amongst the global market of culinary delights and sensory surprises, right before Australia went into a COVID lockdown. This season is looking to be bigger and better than ever, with restrictions easing and necessary health precaution measures put into place - the Scarborough Sunset Markets are ready for another sizzling season.

Each week the beachfront will ignite into a celebration of all that makes Scarborough truly special - mesmerising sunsets, crystal blue ocean, crisp white sands, a foodies’ oasis, thirst quenching bevies, live music, creative artists and curated pop up stores.

Thursday nights in Perth have never looked so good as over 100 foodies and retailers come together to showcase global cuisines, local treats and handcrafted wares.

There is nowhere else you will rather be on a Thursday nights in Perth as the Scarborough Sunset Markets have become WA’s most iconic beach side event for tourist and locals alike.

Visitors are encouraged to use #scarboroughsunsetmarkets to share their unique market moments and allow the SBA to share Scarborough with the world. 

The Scarborough Sunset Markets acknowledges the traditional owners - the Noongar People - the custodians of the land on which we work. We pay respect to their elders both past and present.

Snap Shot: WA Music Photography from the Archives

Dive into the rich history of Western Australia’s incredible music scene.

  • Dates:Mar 19 - Apr 25
  • Venue:The Nook
  • Time(s):Library Opening Hours

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Music:Free
  • Other:History
  • Event Venue:State Library of WA
  • Hosted By:State Library of WA & WAM
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical

Description

Dive into the rich history of Western Australia’s incredible music scene as part of WA Music Week. In partnership with West Australian Music we present a digital display of local music photography spanning almost a century. Featuring images from the archives of the State Library, WAM and the personal collections of the state’s hardest working music photographers, this exciting visual journey captures everything from big bands in ballrooms to punks in dingy pubs. Image: Teeny Weeny performing at the Broadway Tavern, Nedlands 1980 | BA3226/7

SONGS from Patrick William Carter

A multi-disciplinary exhibition tracking explorations in narrative, gesture, dance, and collaborations with filmmakers and musicians.

  • Dates:Feb 20 - Apr 18
  • Time(s):Open Tuesdays - Sundays: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Venue:PICA Screen Space

Details

  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Painting,Video,Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:Perth Festival,PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Event Venue:PICA
  • Festivals:Perth Festival
  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Presented in association with Perth Festival.

Noongar artist and performer Patrick Carter uses performance, video, sound, and painting to tell his stories. He first worked with The Lost Generation Project in 2007 and 2008, laying the foundations for a multi-disciplinary practice that includes elements of painting, dance, performance, and musical composition. He has developed a distinctive body of digital artworks, short films, and large-scale projects exploring the challenges he faces in life and the relationships between emotion, colour, and movement.

SONGS from Patrick William Carter collects recent works into an evocative survey of Carter’s artistic practice. It tracks explorations in narrative, gesture and dance and the development of significant collaborations with filmmakers and musicians. It also premieres a newly commissioned film in which the element of wind, the colour black and the beat of drums signal powerful acts of transformation.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Patrick Carter is a Perth-based artist and performer. He first worked with The Lost Generation Project in 2007 and 2008, laying the foundations for a multi-disciplinary practice that includes elements of painting, dance, performance, and musical composition. His works strongly reference personal memories and experiences of family and explore relationships between emotion, colour, and movement. He has exhibited consistently since 2007, participating in exhibitions at Darlington Arts Festival, Midland Junction Arts Centre, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Fremantle Art Centre, and in Adelaide’s Tarnanthi, an annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and a flagship program of the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Sonya Edney - Gascoyne Night Skies

Sonya Edney presents her 2nd solo exhibition at Japingka Gallery - Gascoyne Night Skies, stories told on starry nights

  • Dates:Mar 12 - Apr 27
  • Time(s):Weekdays 10 AM - 5 PM ; Weekends 12 - 5 PM
  • Venue:Japingka Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Japingka Gallery
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Painting

Description

After her highly successful debut solo exhibition at Japingka Gallery, Sonya returns with new work. Sonya has revisited many of the sites from her childhood growing up in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia. One of the strongest memories is of the stories of the Milky Way and Seven Sisters told as they gazed at the luminous night skies over vast spinifex country near Mt Augustus. Sonya distils the experience of the immensity of this vision of star-filled night skies in her paintings. The dominating stories of the Milky Way and Yalibirri, the Emu in the Sky reflect Aboriginal star knowledge that transcends Australia.

Storytime

To entertain the kids this summer, Subiaco Library offers storytime sessions where children can enjoy listening to books in a group setting followed by a playtime or a take home colouring sheet.

  • Dates:Tuesday and Friday during school term and Friday only during school holidays
  • Time(s):10.30am to 11.00am
  • Venue:Evelyn H Parker Library

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Subiaco
  • Ticket Price:Free (registration necessary)
  • Type:For Kids,Free
  • Other:Literature

Description

Storytime is a story telling session for pre-schoolers, followed by a play session or take home colour in sheet. During the school term, storytelling sessions for pre-schoolers are held on Tuesdays at 10.30am and repeated on Fridays at 10.30am. During school holidays, storytime is held on Fridays only at 10.30am. Please be sure to book a ticket for every person attending including children.

Ten Pound Pom - The Illustrated picture book

The illustrated picture book Ten Pound Pom (Black Dog Books, 2017), by Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli, shares the real life tale of Carole Wilkinson's journey of migration from England to Australia.

  • Dates:Mar 16 - Jun 6
  • Time(s):Starts 9am
  • Venue:State Library Western Australia

Details

  • Hosted By:State Library Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Drawing,Other Visual Arts
  • Event Venue:State Library of WA

Description

In the 1950s and 1960s, thousands of British migrants were welcomed to Australia as part of assisted passage migration schemes. This exhibition explores this story, showing how Liz Anelli crafted the illustrations through layering of sketches, collage, ephemera and digital techniques. Especially curated for children and families, this exhibition is supported by a self-guided trail. Free exhibition, no tickets required.

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