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 August 2017
Thursday 24
18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Music Performance: Creation - The Dorothy Ellen Ransom Prize in Musical Composition Website | More Information
UWA’s thriving community of emerging composers will work closely with mentors Christopher Tonkin and James Ledger to create new and imaginative works for quartet and voice inspired by artworks exhibited in Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection.
Friday 25
13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Talk and Tour Milingimbi: A Living Culture Website | More Information
Led by Dr Vanessa Russ, Associate Director of the Berndt Museum, this tour invites you to look closely at the works on display and discover more about the stories behind the art of Millingimbi Island.
Tuesday 29
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - In Absentia: The Politics of Cameraless Photography : A public lecture by Professor Geoffrey Batchen, Art History, Victoria University Website | More Information
How can a photograph of nothing—of nothing discernable or apparently significant—be said to offer some useful political purchase on the world it inhabits? How can a photograph that represents, but does not depict, a given situation be freighted with historical knowledge and import? Confining itself (...)
Wednesday 30
9:30 - Masterclass - Dissemination: The Photograph and its Image : A masterclass with Professor Geoffrey Batchen, Art History, Victoria University. Website | More Information
One of photography’s most distinctive features is its schizophrenia. Capable of shifting shape and identity in the blink of an eye, photography has always encompassed both material and immaterial manifestations, both physical objects grounded in specific configurations of time and space, and (...)

13:00 - TALK - Let's Talk Shop with Blue Lawn Designs Website | More Information
Blue Lawn Designs was set up by husband and wife team, Chris MacDonald and Claire Bradshaw.

Join us to hear Chris discuss how their backgrounds and interests have converged to create a successful screenprinting textile business which continues to shape their lives and interests in ways (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Migrating ‘ndrangheta: Cultural bias and cultural differences in the policing of the Calabrian mafia between Italy and Australia : A public Lecture by Dr Anna Sergi, Lecturer in Criminology, Department of Sociology, University of Essex, UK Website | More Information
International media and popular culture have been perpetuating the presumption that criminals of Calabrian origins around the world must belong to, and replicate the structure of, the mafia-type Calabrian ‘ndrangheta clans in Italy. This presumption has been largely confirmed by Italian authorities (...)

 September 2017
Friday 01
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Country and Colony : Remembering Difficult Histories in Public Spaces Website | More Information
Country and Colony presents a range of perspectives on the Australian experience. Drawing from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, the exhibition weaves together stories of land, body, and industry, to explore histories and the ongoing impact of colonisation.

Join Alison Atkinson-Phil (...)
Friday 08
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Celebrating the centenary of Sidney Nolan Website | More Information
Professor Philip Mead and Dr. Catherine Noske will delve deeper into historical and literary associations conjured by the artworks
of Sir Sidney Nolan - celebrating Nolan’s Centenary year, and highlighting his works in the UWA Art Collection.

Professor Philip Mead is inaugural (...)
Tuesday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Luther’s Reformation at 500: Luther and the Devil : This is an Institute of Advanced Studies and Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies series of lectures. Website | More Information
“If the Devil says to you “Do not drink”, you should reply to him “On this occasion I shall drink and what is more, I shall drink a generous amount.” (Martin Luther). To Martin Luther and most of his contemporaries the devil was a theological and material reality – to be confronted every day and (...)
Thursday 21
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow: Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour Website | More Information
Slow your day down by joining us for a different kind of art gallery tour. Much like a mindfulness exercise, where you focus on your breathing, in this tour you allow your mind to settle on the artwork on display.

The 45-minute session involves close looking of selected pieces of (...)
Saturday 23
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Let's Meet at LWAG : For visitors living with Alzheimer's Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the exhibition Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The tour is designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories.

14:00 - EVENT - Can Touch This Tour : For visitors with visual impairment Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the exhibition Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The tour is designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories.

 October 2017
Friday 06
17:00 - EVENT - Light the Night : Leukaemia Foundation's annual fundraising walk to help more Australians beat blood cancer by improving survival rates and quality of life. Website | More Information
Today another 35 Australians will be told they have blood cancer.

In this darkest moment, they are not alone.

By raising money and carrying a lantern at Light the Night you can light the way for them and support the Leukaemia Foundation.

Together we can provide (...)
Saturday 07
10:00 - SYMPOSIUM - BATAVIA (1629): giving voice to the voiceless Website | More Information
When the Dutch East India vessel Batavia was wrecked on Morning Reef in the Abrolhos Islands in June 1629, none of the more than 300 people on board could have imagined the enduring historical impact of this maritime disaster and its bloody aftermath. Those events have inspired a multitude of books (...)
Tuesday 31
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Luther’s Reformation at 500: Myth, Memory, and the Making of History : This is an Institute of Advanced Studies and Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies series of lectures. Website | More Information
It’s not at all certain that Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to a church door in Wittenberg in October of 1517. Nevertheless, this moment continues to be commemorated as marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, an enormously complex series of religious, political, social, and (...)

 August 2018
Sunday 12
10:00 - OPEN DAY - UWA Open Day 2018 : An opportunity for future students and the community to explore what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
There’s so much to discover, experience and enjoy at UWA Open Day.

Get a taste of uni life as the campus comes alive with interactive activities, entertainment, tours, displays and more.

Visit the Future Students Hub, explore our campus and facilities on a tour, check out the (...)


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