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Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different exhibition that showcases, in Australia’s driest state, our connection to the world’s most essential life source. Commissioned by the Perth Festival, UK artist Amy Sharrocks and the Museum custodians have been towing their rusty trailer around the State for over a year, turning strangers into friends and liquid into art as they collect watery donations and the memories that go with them. The exhibition is the culmination of the last year’s work. View the ever-growing collection as you walk through more than 500 bottles of water, each with its own remarkable story. There…

Term Classes

Ever wanted to run away and join the Circus? Do you fancy learning to walk a tight rope, climb a silk, circus acrobatics or maybe just to brush up on your already acquired Circus skills? Come on down to CircusWA and join in one of our fabulous term classes. Term 1 runs from Monday 5 February through until Saturday 14 April 2018.

The Alliance Française French Film Festival

The Alliance Française French Film Festival will return in 2018 for its 29th season from 14 March – 4 April at Cinema Paradiso, The Windsor and Luna SX. Once again, this beloved, yet very avant-garde ‘grande dame’ will delight with a superb line-up of contemporary French cinema including, for the first time, a LGBT strand spread across categories such as “We are Family” and “Crazy in Love,” in celebration of Australia’s recent ‘Yes’ vote for same-sex marriage.  

WA Portrait Artists presents Skin Deep 2018

WA Portrait Artists is an association of artists whose practice includes portraiture. Its membership is made up exclusively of West Australians who have achieved finalist status in a national portraiture prize, including The Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and / or The Archibald. 'Skin Deep 2018’ is the fourth annual exhibition by the group and will comprise over fifty portraits by the fourteen participating artists whose work ranges from small to very large, from photorealism to expressive interpretations. This exhibition presents a diverse range of concepts and techniques representing contemporary portraiture at its very…

Images of India Fundraising Exhibition

Images of India is a fundraising exhibition by local photographer Juliet Murray.India is a land of contrasts. Poverty is significant, with one on 5 living in extreme poverty, without access to basic human needs. Of the poor, only 20% have access to toilets, 60% to electricity and 6% to running water.On the flipside, India is a country that is immensely rich; in culture, spirituality and diversity. It is enchanting and beautiful place, overwhelming to the senses. I find it near impossible to describe in words, thus, best captured through a lens!This fundraising exhibition aims to capture both the magnificence of…

Art Kids Term 1

Term Dates 2018 – new classes commence on 21 February! Time – 3.40pm to 4.30pm, Wednesdays Location – Sullivan Hall, White Gum Valley Course Content – Our classes are perfect for students who love making art. In term 1 we will be engaging in a series of projects including life drawing, creative collage, mandalas, printmaking, small cities, photography, painting, sculpture, paper mache, origami and lots more. Suitable for ages 6 to 11 years with two teachers for every class. At the end of each term, students will have a great folio of artwork to take home. Cost – 8-week course $160, casual bookings are available…

Vikki Thorn (The Waifs)

Vikki Thorn is touring Australia for the very first time in March this year, fronting her own Trio along with Heath Cullen and long term ‘The Waifs’ bassist Ben Franz. After 25 years of singing and touring as one third of ‘The Waifs’, Vikki Thorn found her own voice deep in the canyons of Utah. Known for her powerful vocals and blues harp playing, she is a dynamic & passionate performer who has sung with Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Paul Kelly, John Butler and Missy Higgins. Now with her feet on stone and hands in the dirt, her new collection…

Gaslight Club

Fly By Night presents Freo’s newest Blues Club ‘for people with open minds’- The Gaslight Club! Named in honor of one of the most important venues in Perth in the 60s! The Gaslight Club is an intimate venue directly under the main stage of Victoria Hall. Check our website for performance times and artists.  

Didgeridoo Workshop Fremantle Classes for Boys

Hey Didgeridudes! While everyone else at school is learning to play guitar, violin, clarinet or the drums, why not try something a bit different? The didgeridoo is ancient, loud and just for boys. Young Aboriginal man Dakota brings with him different types of didgeridoos for you to play and while you're hanging out, he also shares some special cultural knowledge with you that are just for the fellas. Get involved in Aboriginal culture, hang out with Nyoongar role models and make a whole heap of racket with us every Thursday from 5pm - 5.45pm For boys aged 5 to 15 Book…


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Didgeridoo Workshops Fremantle Classes for Men

Kaya fellas, After a successful program of Didgeridoo classes for boys, Nyoongar man Dakota is offering workshops for men aged 15 and up in Fremantle. Dakota supplies various Didgeridoo’s, which all produce a unique and distinct sound. This workshop is an opportunity to learn an ancient Indigenous instrument and yarn with men in the community. Classes are loose in structure, focusing on breathing techniques, different sounds and generall jamming either inside or outisde at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre. All didgeridoos are supplied Thursdays from 6.00pm - 6.45pm Ages 15+ #WACC Book at Celebrating Nyoongar culture in Fremantle 


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Artists of Ampilatwatja | Welcome to Paradise

‘Welcome to Paradise ’ reveals the traditional country of Alyawarr people of Central Australia. The community of Ampilatwatja is north-east from Alice Springs, and its art centre has operated there since 1999. The paintings focus on the landscapes of locations that form the ancestral grounds of the people. Many artists depict Arreth, the bush medicine plants traditionally harvested by the people. The reflections of the artists and the on-going ties to the land are seen in the paintings, which are formed by the use of tiny dots that create the features of the country. Traditional knowledge is viewed through the…

Warakurna Artists Welcome to Paradise

Warakurna artist Eunice Porter Yunurupa says, “We’re painting about our country, our home. About the places we go hunting, and where we were born. These places are like paradise to us.” Gallery1 exhibition features work from Warakurna community located near the Rawlinson Ranges on Ngaanyatjarra lands in Western Australia, close to the Northern Territory border. For these artists the role of the art centre is to contribute to cultural maintenance. They want to ensure that traditional practices and culture are kept alive and strong. This provides an avenue for educating younger people through stories and paintings, passing down important Tjukurrpa…

Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

Batten down the hatches! A gruesome band of horrible pirates will be taking over WA Maritime Museum in March 2018 when it presents this interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: the exhibition.Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along the way, you’ll discover why pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practise talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about…

Term 4 at Inkling Art Space

Come and join us for fun and creative activities at Inkling Art Space in Henry St, Fremantle, behind Paper Bird bookshop. We have lots of different workshops for you to explore your artistic passions, your drive to make things and to get really messy while doing it! NATURE CLUB Art + Nature = Amazing Art Adventures Join Teori - Wildlife & Nature Specialist, and Brigid - Teaching Artist & Textile Specialist for learning and making inspired by our natural world. Each class starts with exploratory drawing and scientific investigation. Every week we use a new medium to explore our topic.…

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