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Events in Western Australia

Events in Western Australia


region=western-australia&type=events&from=14-Jul-2021&to=14-Jul-2021


Girls School Cinema Season 2021

Redefine movie night at Perth’s grandest cinema experience. Treat yourself to mulled wine at East Perth’s most vibrant bar toast marshmallows over an open fire and get cosy in colourful beanbags as you watch your favourite flicks on the big screen.

  • Dates:May 6 to Oct 31
  • Venue:Girls School

Details

  • Hosted By:ARTRAGE Inc
  • Ticket Price:$17 General Admission
  • Other:Film Events,Outdoor Movies
  • Produced By:Fringe World
  • Event Venue:Girls School

Description

These beautiful heritage halls are also the host to back-to-back double screenings, quiz nights, gallery exhibitions, immersive movie experiences and loads more! Girls School Cinema comes from the team behind for FRINGE WORLD Festival and Rooftop Movies. Girls School Cinema runs from 6 May 2021 to 31 October 2021. Tickets are on sale now!

Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years

Come inside and find all your favourite Play School characters in an exhibition that brings our childhood stories alive. For all ages.

  • Dates:May 26 - Aug 14
  • Time(s):10am - 4pm
  • Venue:Wanneroo Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Wanneroo Gallery
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts

Description

Celebrating the much-loved Australian television program. A National Museum of Australia travelling exhibition developed in collaboration with the ABC. For more information, education and community bookings, visit www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au/playschool

Deanna Hitti: Object of the Game | City of Fremantle Art Collection

Object of the Game presents the 2018 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award-winning artist’s book Towla by Deanna Hitti, a Melbourne based artist with Lebanese heritage.

  • Dates:May 29 - Jul 18
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Time(s):10am - 5pm

Details

  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts
  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Type:Free
  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Towla is a multipage two-colour book printed by the artist that sets out the rules of Backgammon phonetically in both Arabic and Latin alphabet. The Arabic text spell the instructions in Latin and the Latin spell the instructions in Arabic. This instruction manual presents a dialogue about cross-cultural disconnection and translation, bound together with family history. Deanna suggests that differences between generations and peoples of different backgrounds and beliefs can be overcome by sitting down and talking to each other. The work also articulates the joys and challenges of growing up as a first generation Australian. Deanna co-wrote the translations with her late father Antonios El Hitti and her close friend Katarina Achkar. Object of the Game includes new work by Deanna, an interpretive animated video projection on how to play the game, narrated by the artist, and a public program involving Backgammon tuition and demonstrations.

Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2021

The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is Australia’s most prestigious, longest running print prize.

  • Dates:May 29 - Jul 18
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Details

  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Type:Free
  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts

Description

Now in its 45th year, the FAC Print Award presents a diverse selection of prints and artist books from emerging, established and crossdisciplinary artists, offering a true picture of the state of contemporary Australian printmaking. Join us on opening night to find out who has been selected as this year’s winner. As Australia’s richest print prize, the winner will take home $16,000 and their work will be acquired for the City of Fremantle Art Collection, the largest municipal collection in WA. Second prize receives $6,000.

West Side Story

Fresh from sell-out seasons around the world in 2019, the smash hit international production of West Side Story lands in Perth this July

  • Dates:Jun 29 - 17 Jul
  • Venue:Crown Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Crown Theatre
  • Ticket Price:$59.95 - $169.95
  • Performing Arts:Musicals

Description

An undisputed and timeless masterpiece, West Side Story features an uncomfortable score and songs that have been adored for generations, including 'Maria', 'Tonight', 'Somewhere', 'America' and 'I Feel Pretty',; This iconic dance musical remains one of the most poignant stage works of the twentieth century. This vibrant stage production features Jerome Robbins' dazzling original choreography, as fresh as it has ever been in this epic staging of one of the greatest love stories ever told. Book today for this unmissable theatrical event. "The lyrics and music still blaze a trail like shooting stars in the musical theatre nigh sky." - The Sydney Morning Herald

Maritime Festival Albany

The Albany Maritime Festival is a celebration of Albany’s maritime history spanning over two weeks, featuring events and programs across various locations in and around Albany.

  • Dates:July 5 - 16
  • Venue:Albany

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Albany
  • Type:For Kids,Community
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Description

Building upon the International Folk 'N' Shanty Festival, the surrounding events invite you to delve deeper into Albany's unique maritime history and experience everything our coastal city has to offer.

With pop-up music performances, cultural experiences and events that involve the whole community, this festival is one you cannot miss.

York

Set in and around an abandoned hospital in the township of York, on Ballardong Nyoongar country, this epic piece of truth-telling blends humour and horror to uncover the buried histories.

  • Dates:Jul 10 - Aug 1
  • Venue:Heath Ledger Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Black Swan Theatre Company of WA
  • Ticket Price:Between $36 - $93
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Performing Arts:Theatre
  • Produced By:Black Swan State Theatre Company
  • Event Venue:State Theatre Centre of WA

Description

Slipping through time and genres, York unveils the pasts we invent and the pasts we fail to acknowledge. Inspired by 200 years of real accounts, this daring new work sheds light on how our stories are told – and who tells them. Neighbour, I’ve been having trouble sleeping. Perhaps it’s that we haven’t been here very long but… do you hear it? There’s a pulse. A voice. Underneath and around. I’ve stripped back the wall paper and lifted the carpet. I’ve pulled up the floorboards and stand with a sledgehammer above the foundations. The tension is climbing up the walls and through the beams. There’s something unsettled here. Something needing to be heard.

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.

Eco-printing Workshop with Botanicals

Learn how to paint with leaves and flowers on silk

  • Venue:Tatiana's Fashion Studio
  • Dates:Wednesdays & Sundays
  • Time(s):11am - 4pm

Details

  • Hosted By:Tatiana's Fashion Studio
  • Ticket Price:$320 - $350
  • Type:Workshops
  • Other:Arts & Crafts

Description

Are you ready to flirt with botanicals? You've come to the right place! This inspiring workshop will suit all levels from beginners to creatives who are enthusiastic about exploring this intriguing knowledge of printing with plants in an environmentally friendly way. Contact printing with plants on fabrics combines art and science to pose a mystery of creativity. This fun workshop in Subiaco enables you to explore eco-printing with Tatiana to achieve beautiful outcomes. You will get to enjoy a full day of diving into the printing process, with breaks sprinkled in, as we wait for your masterpiece to steam. By the end of the workshop, your bundle will be ready to unwrap, a little gift from nature, waiting to show you its mysteries, like a present under the tree. Celebrate your results with a glass of bubbles and leave Tatiana's studio with a special scarf made from natural silk and printed with botanicals by YOU! Grab your friends, partner, or family member, and have a fun day creating your very own unique art!

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. 

 

Films for Survival

Join us on Wednesday afternoons for a quick film sesh and yarn in Perth CBD! Watch films featuring inspiring everyday heroes from around the world while enjoying a chilled glass of wine or beer.

  • Dates:Every Wednesday
  • Time(s):4:30-5:30pm and 6:00-7:00pm
  • Venue:INSPIREFLIX Cinema

Details

  • Hosted By:INSPIREFLIX
  • Ticket Price:Donation
  • Type:Community
  • Other:Film Events,Film Festivals

Description

Every week we'll show three short films from a given category and have speakers from related charities, NGOs, community groups, or sometimes government departments speak about their work within that category. Our current categories: Art, Education, Entrepreneurship, Equality, Girls To The Front, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Leadership, Mental health, Personal Growth, Physical Health, Sport, Travel, Youth

Fire on the Water 3D Film & Exhibition

Visit the Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre to view the Fire on the Water exhibition!

  • Dates:Jan 23 - Dec 31
  • Venue:Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical,Video

Description

The 15 minute 3D film and accompanying exhibit tells the story of the battle between HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran, tracing the events of this World War II Naval battle 200 kilometres off the coast of Shark Bay. Astonishing deep-sea 3D imagery from the 2015 expeditions to the wreck sites, under taken by WA Museum, Curtin University and DOF Subsea have been used to create an interpretative timeline of the battle and to offer insights into what happened when the ships met off Shark Bay 77 years ago.

Otto and Annie

"Otto and Annie" is a new, exciting and provocative collection by WA fine artist James Wilson and featuring performance work, manipulated prints, photography, cyanotypes and video.

  • Dates:From Mar 26
  • Time(s):By Appointment Only
  • Venue:Mudita Gallery

Details

  • Hosted By:Mudita Gallery
  • Art Exhibitions:Photography,Other Visual Arts

Description

This collection compares the period between the two world wars with that of today and finds that, other than the technology, there are remarkable similarities ... and consequences. Read more about the collection here (copy and paste): https://bit.ly/30dX9cj The artist can be available to discuss the works in person. The venue is very well served by public transport and easily walkable within the city center. Group bookings of up to 20 are welcomed Please call first regarding disabled access.

Pulse Perspectives

WA's talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase, gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in.

  • Dates:May 5 - Aug 30
  • Time(s):10am-5pm
  • Venue:Art Gallery of WA

Details

  • Hosted By:Art Gallery of WA
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Community,Youth Art / Performance
  • Art Exhibitions:Drawing,Painting,Sculpture,Youth,Craft,Photography,Video,Other Visual Arts
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA

Description

The selected works provide a window into young people’s private, social and artistic concerns. It is in turns an inspiring, rewarding and insightful look at the world through the minds of our most talented young artists. This year’s exhibition features 30 works by 2020 Year 12 Visual Arts graduates from 21 schools across Western Australia. The chosen works span a variety of subject matter and media, ranging from painting and drawing to sculpture, digital moving image and textiles. Human impact on the environment, identity and family are prominent themes and issues explored in this year's Pulse Perspectives exhibition. Have your say, vote for your favourite work in the Act-Belong-Commit People’s Choice Award. Voting is open from 10am, Wednesday 5 May until 5pm, Sunday 15 August with the winner announced on Wednesday 18 August 2021. Image credit - Michelle Edward St Mary's Anglican Girls' School Louis in suburbia I, II and III 2020 oil on canvas three parts: two at 29.5 x 29.5 cm; 60 x 90.3 cm

Under The Dome: Cinema Experience presents Whale Super Highway

WA Museum has partnered with Fremantle documentary company, Prospero Productions, to bring you an immersive cinema experience… Under the Dome at WA Maritime Museum.

  • Dates:Apr 12 - Jul 31
  • Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Details

  • Ticket Price:$25.00
  • Other:Museum events,Film Events
  • Event Venue:WA Maritime Museum
  • Hosted By:WA Maritime Museum
  • Produced By:WA Museum

Description

Enjoy documentary films throughout the year in this unique, boutique, 22-seat, 180° curved dome cinema with 5.1 surround sound. Let WA Maritime Museum transport you to other worlds through films specially created for this dome experience, by a local team dedicated to showcasing the wonder of our state and sharing our stories. We’ll be screening films daily that combine the natural world, history, science, technology and adventure, giving you a deeper insight into Western Australia.

Wild West: Animals in the Archives

Take an expedition through the mountains of government records and spot Western Australian wildlife.

  • Time(s):Weekdays 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
  • Venue:National Archives of Australia
  • Dates:Apr 7 - Sep 1

Details

  • Hosted By:National Archives of Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Other:Museum events,History

Description

Western Australian animals have been targeted as pests by locals and farmers. Some have been exploited for profit and hunted to near extinction. Native fauna have been celebrated as emblems and studied by scientists. They have been captured in photographs and in cages. The stories in this exhibition are found in records created by government departments, including the CSIRO, Department of Defence and ABC. They show how Western Australians have interacted with the state’s unique wildlife and highlight changing attitudes towards animals and the environment. Which animal was the target of a military campaign? What now beloved animal was dismissed as an annoying rodent? Why is there a whale tooth in the national archival collection? Grab your binoculars, get out your field guide and spot your favourite animals in this expedition to the wild west.

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