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Events in Western Australia


region=western-australia&type=events&from=4-Mar-2021&to=4-Mar-2021


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Young Boxing Woman Project: Subiaco

Confidence building boxing classes and workshops for young women aged 15-24.

  • Dates:Every Monday & Thursday
  • Time(s):5 - 6:30pm
  • Venue:203 Bagot Road

Details

  • Hosted By:The Young Boxing Woman Project
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Workshops
  • Sports:Other Sports & Fitness

Description

45 min non-combat boxing.

45 minutes workshop. 

All ability and body type welcomed.

Gear Provided. Ages 15-24. 

Vikings: Warriors Of The North, Giants Of The Sea

Hosting the largest collection of Viking artefacts ever shown in WA, lovers of Viking history have the opportunity to glimpse into history through preserved weapons, jewellery, tools and more.

  • Dates:Dec 12 - May 16
  • Time(s):9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Details

  • Hosted By:WA Maritime Museum
  • Ticket Price:Adults $20, Child $12.50 (5-15 yrs), Under 5 yrs Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical
  • Other:History,Museum events
  • Produced By:WA Museum
  • Event Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Description

When we think of Vikings, we think of fierce warriors wielding blades of iron and steel. We think of sleek, powerful vessels carrying fearless raiders across treacherous seas to invade foreign shores. Theirs was a time of conquest and colonisation, but the legacy of the Vikings is defined by more than the battles they won. This exhibition features the largest collection of Vikings artefacts ever displayed in Western Australia. The exhibition features over 140 authentic artefacts dated between 750 and 1100 CE, each offering a unique glimpse into this riveting time in European history.

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