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Trying to Find Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair
Jul
27
to Oct 6

Trying to Find Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair

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Trying to Find Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair is the outcome of that research, an exhibition that features a selection of artworks from the collection, chairs belonging to the artworks’ creators and Gothe-Snape’s own response to key motifs she has identified from her research.

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St George's Art 2019
Jul
20
to Jul 28

St George's Art 2019

WA's premier annual exhibition of works by senior high students delivers a fascinating insight into the lives and minds of an emerging generation. Many go on to display their work in the prestigious Pulse Perspectives (formerly Year 12 Perspectives) at the Art Gallery of WA.

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Tom Roberts' Shearing the rams
Feb
13
to Jul 28

Tom Roberts' Shearing the rams

 AGWA is home for the next few months to one of Australia’s iconic colonial-era paintings. Tom Roberts’ Shearing the rams on loan from the National Gallery of Victoria until late July, in return for the loan of one of AGWA’s much-loved paintings, Droving into the light, which features in the NGV exhibition Hans and Nora Heysen: Two Generations of Australian Art.

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Tresillian Arts Centre Student and Tutor Exhibition
Sep
28
to Oct 14

Tresillian Arts Centre Student and Tutor Exhibition

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Diversity is a key element of the Tresillian Arts Centre’s 2018 Student and Tutor Exhibition, running from 28 September to 14 October. Now in its 17th year, the annual exhibition showcases the work of students who have learnt new art skills over the past 18 months at the centre – and also features works from the tutors who mentored them.

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 WA Now – Biomess – The Tissue Culture & Art Project (Oron Catts / Ionat Zurr)
Sep
8
to Dec 3

WA Now – Biomess – The Tissue Culture & Art Project (Oron Catts / Ionat Zurr)

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s it art? Science? Or both. Including a range of strange, bewildering, rarely seen and, just maybe, brand new organisms, this exhibition defies categorisation. In the anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the provocative project asks some moral as well as creative questions about how science operates today and might in the future.

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spaced 3: north by southeast
Aug
18
to Jan 7

spaced 3: north by southeast

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Artistic explorers of a different kind are celebrated in spaced 3: north by southeast. Six Australian artists completed residencies in the Nordic heartlands of Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and five Nordic artists found their place in Western Australia’s rural and remote communities. Through sculpture, video, photography and installation, this show is an enlightening series of vignettes onto the world we know, and the world we have yet to understand.

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Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition Exhibition
Feb
10
to Apr 2

Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition Exhibition

In celebration of the rich vein of artistic talent within the Mundaring community, the Mundaring Arts Centre launches their 2018 exhibition program with the Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition; featuring the work of invited artists, Sarah Elson, Bec Juniper, Andre Lipscombe, Desmond Woodley and Yvonne Zago.

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Etsy Made Local Perth 2017
Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

Etsy Made Local Perth 2017

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Etsy Made Local Perth is a unique and hugely popular market that has showcased a celebration of our amazing makers’ culture for the past 4 years in Perth, Western Australia. Bringing something different to the handmade market scene, shoppers and sellers alike will enjoy an awesome day that’s all about local creativity on Saturday 25 November in Northbridge. 

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26°S 121°E | On the Map
Sep
16
to Oct 15

26°S 121°E | On the Map

26°S 121°E | On the Map presents a comprehensive survey of printmaking in Western Australia. Curated by Laura A. Taylor, this exhibition unites work by 35 WA print artists and presents a tantalising glimpse of the diversity of print practices that can be found between Broome and Albany.

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Act-Belong-Commit Canning Art Awards
Jul
21
to Jul 30

Act-Belong-Commit Canning Art Awards

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The City's annual prestigious Act-Belong-Commit Canning Art Awards provides upcoming artists, both youth and adults with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes.

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St George's Art 2017
Jul
15
to Jul 23

St George's Art 2017

St George's Art is a premier annual event in art education in Western Australia, attracting schools from all sectors. Now in its 15th year, St George’s Art provides an outstanding opportunity for schools to present work by pupils in Years 10, 11 and 12, in the unique setting of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral.

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Left To My Own Devices, Sarah Thornton-Smith
Aug
20
to Sep 25

Left To My Own Devices, Sarah Thornton-Smith

Small, delicate and ephemeral, this exhibition of works are a conversation in colour. Meticulously constructed out of paper, soft woods and metal foils rendered in gouache, they are infused with ideas of landscape and explore the relationship that develops between colour, form, structure and light.

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Machines & Makers Open Day
Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

Machines & Makers Open Day

On Sunday 17 July, 10am-4pm, Machines & Makers Open Day promises a compleat day of fun for all the family, in celebration of the humble sewing machine. The Mundaring Hall includes a road show of collectables, demonstrations, swap meets, stalls and events from local community groups, with exhibitions and historical displays just a short walk from the Hall ….did someone mention an ironing competition?

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St George's Art 2016
Jul
16
to Jul 24

St George's Art 2016

St George's Art is a premier annual event in art education in Western Australia, attracting schools from all sectors. Now in its 14th year, St George’s Art provides an outstanding opportunity for schools to present work by pupils in Years 10, 11 and 12, in the unique setting of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral. 

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Machines & Makers
Jul
9
to Aug 14

Machines & Makers

achines & Makers invites the community to celebrate and explore the exceptional craft skills of the past with an exhibition created through a healthy obsession for sewing machines by invited contemporary artists, Paul Caporn, Mikaela Castledine, Geoffrey Drake Brockman, Stuart Elliott, Eva Fernandez, Judith Forrest, Tee Ken Ng, Coral Lowry, Angela McHarrie, Nalda Searles, Linda van der Merwe and Susie Vickery.

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Year 12 Perspectives 2015
Apr
12
to Jun 13

Year 12 Perspectives 2015

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Year 12 Perspectives is your yearly taste of art by some of the best, brightest and most talented graduating high school artists in the State. An annual barometer of what our youth are thinking and feeling, it is also a rich celebration of the role the arts play in the development of individual identities.

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