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Events in Western Australia

Events in Western Australia


region=western-australia&type=events&from=20-Aug-2021&to=20-Aug-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!

PICA: Love in Bright Landscapes

Love in Bright Landscapes explores the possibilities of contemporary art in contributing to these ongoing stories of identity, purpose, presence and place in the cities of Perth and Los Angeles.

  • Dates:Jul 27 - Oct 10
  • Venue:PICA Galleries

Details

  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Event Venue:PICA

Description

Love in Bright Landscapes takes its title from the name of a 1986 album by former, now cult, Perth band The Triffids – a group that has contributed much to the city’s narrative of wide open roads, treeless plains and the relentless heat of a long, dry Perth summer. But this evocation of love – and with it the possibilities and pitfalls of infatuation and romanticisation – in a landscape stretched out beneath an expansive bright sky, might equally apply to an understanding of Los Angeles: a city that itself has long been steeped in lore and myth. As such, this exhibition considers Perth and Los Angeles as comparative case studies, bringing together a selection of artworks made in reference to the characters, qualities and topographies of the two west coast cities. Despite their inherent differences – in industry, scale, population, politics, public perception and self-image – and the distinct independent cultures of each city, Perth and Los Angeles share several commonalties: from indigenous and colonial histories to natural resource booms, sprawling suburbia, car culture, blazing sunsets and seamy underbellies.

Margaret River Region Open Studios

One of WA's most popular visual arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September! Make a holiday of it and plan a colourful journey through this beautiful region.

  • Time(s):Most studios open from 10am to 4pm and some by appointment on certain days. Visit the website for details.
  • Venue:Various
  • Dates:Aug 11 - Sep 26

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free,Workshops
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft,Drawing,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Other Visual Arts
  • Other:Arts & Crafts,Travel
  • Hosted By:Margaret River Open Studios
  • Festivals:All Festivals,Margaret River Open Studios

Description

One of WA’s most popular arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September following the popularity of a Springtime event in 2020.

Open Studios promises to be more vibrant than ever, capturing the colours of spring and wildflower season and providing an opportunity for you to enjoy the Margaret River region in all its glory.

More than 100 artists from Busselton to Augusta will be opening their studio doors to welcome in art lovers and share their passion.

The event, marking its eighth year, features painters, sculptors, illustrators, jewellers, printmakers, glassblowers, ceramicists, potters, photographers, furniture makers, woodworkers, textile artists, metalworkers, mixed media artists and upcyclers who share a love of this beautiful part of the world.

Roadtrip to the region and make a holiday of it, going off the beaten path to visit studios of artists you know and love, and some new talent who might just be the next big thing! Renown artists who regularly participate include Leon Pericles, Rachel Coad, Lauren Wilhelm, Ian Mutch, Rebecca Cool, Mary-Lynne Stratton and Christian Fletcher.

 

2021 Variety Bash

The best of WA's off road tracks, magnificent scenery, local cuisine and plenty of fun; all in support of WA kids in need.

  • Dates:Aug 13 - 21
  • Time(s):12AM-11:59PM

Details

  • Hosted By:VarietyWa
  • Ticket Price:Car Entry Fee - $220 Individual Entry Fee - $1,500
  • Type:For Charity / Fundraising
  • Other:Travel
  • Sports:Motorcar

Description

The iconic Variety WA Bash is back, and headed to the Pilbarra in 2021! Dubbed a "Carnival on Wheels", The Variety Bash is a once-in-a-lifetime road trip for a cause, taking colourfully themed 25+ year-old cars (and their colourfully themed drivers) off-road for 8 days of fun - all whilst raising money for Variety - the Children's Charity WA. Throughout the Bash, you'll get the incredible opportunity to discover remote and regional parts of WA, stopping off at schools and communities to interact directly with the kids you've helped along the way. You'll even get to see the direct impact of your fundraising efforts, with a range of educational, health and mobility equipment provided to local schools and organisations en route to help kids in need. The Bash is an incredible experience you don't want to miss, and 2021 is going to be bigger and better than ever! Knock one off your bucket list and get on board for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Find out more and register today: https://www.variety.org.au/bash/wa/

Diesel 'Sunset Suburbia' Album Tour 2021

Diesel and his three-piece band will hit the road for a national run to celebrate the release of "Sunset Suburbia'.

  • Dates:Aug 20
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Freo Social

Details

  • Hosted By:Freo Social
  • Ticket Price:$43.30
  • Music:Gig Guide,Rock
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social

Description

Following the announce of the Sunset Suburbia project - having released two EPs in 2019 - Diesel is back with the brand new full-length ‘Sunset Suburbia’ album. It will be the 14th studio album and although keeping busy with "love" projects ‘Americana’ and a greatest hits package ‘Diesel 30’, it will be his first record of all new material in almost six years. Diesel explains the meaning behind the album concept saying, “suburbia has always held a strange fascination for me. It’s kind of a bittersweet thing but it’s the stuff of life and it has a way of making songs. More than other releases, I’ve gone wide with letting influences infiltrate”.

Fresh Produce 2021 - Bunbury

Sprouting up across the country over 8 weekends in Spring 2021!

  • Dates:Aug 20 -21
  • Venue:Hay Park

Details

  • Hosted By:Fresh Produce
  • Festivals:All Festivals
  • Music:Music Festival,Indie & Alternative

Description

Cattleyard promotions brings a new festival to Australia, showcasing our Aussie talent! Building on the foundations of Grooving the Moo, Fresh Produce presents the freshest talent, featuring ripe handfuls of artists that represent the spread of exceptional, diverse and inspiring music in Australia.

G Flip, Cosmo's Midnight and Spacey Jane will take to the stage on the Friday night, while Lime Cordiale, Mallrat and Hooligan Hefs will play on the Saturday night.

Featuring:

G Flip
Lime Cordiale
Cosmo's Midnight
Mallrat
Spacey Jane
Hooligan Hefs

Plus BUNBURY Exclusives
Death By Denim
Great Gable
Flewnt
Your Girl Pho
Smol Fish
Mali Jo$
Casual Connection
Ugly DJ Co
Zolly
Wheresholly

Michael Goldschlager: The Cello Show

Internationally-renowned cello soloist Michael Goldschlager explores the gems of the solo cello repertoire, including works by JS Bach and others, in an audience-friendly presentation of masterworks.

  • Dates:Aug 20
  • Time(s):7:30pm
  • Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Details

  • Music:Classical
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$23 - $30
  • Other:Lectures & Talks
  • Event Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Description

Goldschlager infuses the evening with stories, anecdotes and fascinating little-known information about the cello, and performs on his own magnificent instrument – made in France in 1780 for the court of Louis XVI.

Performed by: Michael Goldschlager

Bookings open: 20th Jul - Friends 27th Jul - Public

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!

El Peruvian Food Co Presents: After Office

A taste of Latin American in Perth with live music, drinks specials and yummy food every Friday from 4pm to 7pm

  • Dates:Every Friday
  • Time(s):4.00pm-7.00pm
  • Venue:El Peruvian Food Co

Details

  • Hosted By:El Peruvian Food Co
  • Type:Community
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events

Description

El Peruvian Food Co is a Peruvian inspired restaurant located in Subiaco, offering traditional Peruvian dishes including ceviche and tamalito verde. Owner, chef and Peruvian Ian Gatjens is passionate about getting good Peruvian food out in Perth.

Feel Good Fridays at Public Bar

Kick off your weekend with FEEL GOOD FRIDAY at Prince Lane! Join us in the Public Bar for good vibes and Friday specials

  • Dates:Every Friday
  • Time(s):4pm-6pm
  • Venue:Prince Lane Bar

Details

  • Hosted By:Prince Lane Bar
  • Ticket Price:0
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Seafood,Food Event,Restaurant Events

Description

$2 oysters - natural or Kilpatrick (4pm-6pm or while they last! Min order of 6) $8 pints of Running with Thieves (5pm-6pm) $7 house wines (5pm-6pm) FREE pool & air hockey all night *please note these offers are available in Public Bar only and not transferable between bars

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

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.

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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