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Events in Western Australia

Events in Western Australia


region=western-australia&type=events&from=9-Jul-2021&to=9-Jul-2021


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.

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!

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

Mowanjum Festival - Derby

Experience the unique art and culture of the Worrorra, Ngarinyin and Wunambal people at this special one-night celebration at the 2021 Mowanjum Festival.

  • Dates:Jul 8-10
  • Time(s):Opens 2pm
  • Venue:Mowanjum Arts & Culture Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Mowanjum Arts & Culture Centre
  • Ticket Price:$5-$25
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Community
  • Food & Drink:Festival
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Historical

Description

The Mowanjum Festival acknowledges the vibrant cultures of Aboriginal people across Australia. The festival is open to the general public from 2pm, with a variety of cultural workshops including didgeridoo playing, boab nut carving and ochre painting conducted in a family friendly environment. Come with the whole family for an evening of culture and the arts. Bring a camping chair or a blanket. Hot food, bush tucker & drinks available. Performers of all ages participate in Junba (traditional song and dance), telling the stories of the Mowanjum people. The revival and performance of these dances are a significant moment of celebration for the local community, and deeply moving to the elders who thought they might never see those dances again. Hosted by the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, the festival attracts thousands of visitors who join us to witness and take part in one of Western Australia’s largest cultural celebrations. Tickets go on sale from 1 March 2021 so pack your bags and travel down to Kimberley for this incredible event.

Doin' It Live: A Tribute To Daft Punk

Playing highlights from Daft Punk's entire discography, this is a show you DON'T want to miss!

  • Dates:Jul 9
  • Time(s):8.30pm
  • Venue:Freo Social

Details

  • Hosted By:Freo Social
  • Ticket Price:$16.32
  • Music:Electronic,Gig Guide
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social

Description

Now that world will no longer be able to see the Superheroes that are Daft Punk Face to Face, we have decided to make Contact. So instead of mourning that recent split of those elusive Robot Rockers, we decided we would try to Give Life Back to their Music and honour our Teachers. Playing highlights from Daft Punk's entire Discography, this 8 piece live band has been doing its Homework to make sure that this gig is guaranteed to be the Prime Time of your Life. Although going above and Beyond to assure we're Doin' it Right, we'll still need to Get Lucky to pull off this set, as we're only Human After All... So come on, don't let the Television Rule your Nation, come Lose Yourself to Dance as we turn Freo.Social into a proper Steam Machine!

Music of the Spheres

Space: Our next frontier

  • Dates:Jul 9
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Details

  • Hosted By:West Coast Philharmonic Orchestra and WA Wind Symphony
  • Music:Orchestral
  • Event Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Description

Join us on a musical adventure as we warp to the four corners of a galaxy, far fay away ... Prepare yourselves for a musical journey through the cosmos as we unleash the award-winning sounds of the WA Wind Symphony along with the vibrant West Coast Philharmonic at Perth Concert Hall. Featuring all of your space favourites from Star Wars, The Mandalorian, Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Holst's The Planets and more ... This is the way.

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.

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.

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.

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