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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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The Botanical: Beauty and Peril
Jul
6
to Oct 7

The Botanical: Beauty and Peril

  • Perth Cultural Centre Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)
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This major exhibition explores the abundant beauty of the botanical world and the threats that assail it. The Botanical: Beauty and Peril draws from the renowned collection of Janet Holmes à Court and the AGWA Collection to present a vivid, involving and sometimes disturbing journey through the diverse representation by Australian artists of the glorious kingdom of plants.

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What makes a Mountain
Feb
22
to Mar 22

What makes a Mountain

  • 267 William Street Northbridge, WA, 6003 Australia (map)
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What makes a Mountain features the work of gallery attendants, management staff and studio artists: Natalie Blom, Danyon Burge, Jennifer Catalano, Chris De Sira, Kelsey Diamond, Jessica Gray, Molly Chen He, Gabby Loo, Lennon Novotna, Donna Sadler, Laura Sikes, and Danica Zuks.

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

Tresillian Arts Centre Student and Tutor Exhibition

  • Tresillian Arts Centre (map)
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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)

  • Art Gallery of Western AUstralia (map)
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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

  • Art Gallery of Western Australia (map)
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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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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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Poses and Portraits Photography Workshop – with Tasha Faye
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

Poses and Portraits Photography Workshop – with Tasha Faye

  • 53 James Street Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)
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Taking a decent picture of someone is harder than you thought? With Tasha’s guidance and help from a couple models, she will show you what to look for when taking a portrait. Including how to make anyone look their best, and how to make the right aspects of your photo pop.  

WHO: Individuals aged 12-25                                                                                  

COST: $15 Propel Members & $20 Non- members

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Stars and the City Photography Workshop - with Zal Kanga -Parabia
Sep
2
5:30 PM17:30

Stars and the City Photography Workshop - with Zal Kanga -Parabia

  • 53 James Street Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)
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Learn how to capture the bright lights of the city and the natural lights of the night sky. Join Zal Kanga-Parabia and have fun playing with your camera settings and different light sources to capture breath taking images of the night.

WHO: Individuals aged 12-25

COST: $15 Propel Members  & $20 Non- members

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

Act-Belong-Commit Canning Art Awards

  • City of Canning Civic & Administration Building (map)
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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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Drug Aware YCulture Metro: Mixtape
Nov
26
6:00 PM18:00

Drug Aware YCulture Metro: Mixtape

  • Mount Lawley Senior High Tricycle Theatre, Mt Lawley Senior High School (map)
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Check out some of WA’s freshest emerging artists, bringing you new music, modern theatre, contemporary dance, and an exciting interactive installation all in one place, all for FREE!

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Open House Perth
Nov
12
to Nov 13

Open House Perth

Open House Perth (OHP) is opening doors to more destinations than ever before for its 2016 program. For one weekend only over 12 – 13 November 2016, more than 95 destinations throughout Perth and its surrounds will open their doors to the public for exploration – all completely free! 

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In SITU at The State Theatre Courtyard
Nov
9
to Nov 13

In SITU at The State Theatre Courtyard

In SITU Returns in 2016 with five new short dance works by a range of emerging and experienced independent WA choreographers.

Following on from the highly successful seasons at Uncle Joe’s Mess Hall in 2014 and Fremantle Arts Centre in 2015, this year’s program will take place throughout The State Theatre Centre Courtyard. 

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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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