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 February 2018
Friday 23
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk : Devastated nature: the historical role of creative arts in memorialising natural world loss Website | More Information
View the artwork in Zadok Ben–David: Human Nature and join Susan Broomhall as she discusses historical responses to environmental trauma through sixteenth century French poetic works.

Susan Broomhall is Professor of History at UWA and Co-director of the Australian Research Council (ARC) (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - Chinese New Year 2018 : Celebrate Chinese New Year with a special performance from Inner Mongolia Website | More Information
A troupe of 22 exceptional performers from Inner Mongolia Arts University will showcase authentic Chinese Mongolian tradition and folklore in a performance inspired by the vast grasslands and rich culture of their homelands.

This is a rare opportunity to experience in person the famous (...)
Saturday 24
17:30 - AWARD CEREMONY - The Dorothy Hewett Award Ceremony : Celebrate new Australian writing with UWA Publishing Website | More Information
UWA Publishing and Perth Writers Week invite you to The 2018 Dorothy Hewett Award ceremony.

UWA Publishing's Dorothy Hewett for an Unpublished Manuscript is a national prize worth $10,000. It is a rare, multi-genre award open to fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. The first winner (...)

 March 2018
Thursday 01
18:00 - WORKSHOP - Medicine and Art Website | More Information
Develop visual language and refine communication skills through close observation of artworks. Ioana Vlad and Janice Lally will guide participants to become more comfortable with ambiguity and develop reflective practice through the exploration of art and its meanings. The workshops are designed to (...)
Saturday 03
11:30 - EVENT - Let’s Meet at LWAG : For visitors living with Alzheimer’s Website | More Information
Join us for the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery’s quarterly program for people living with dementia and their carers or family members.

This event provides a forum for conversation through the shared viewing and exploration of artworks on display – highlighting themes, artists, and (...)
Wednesday 07
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Art and Mindfulness : Going Slow: Human Nature + FLORA 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 we settle our minds on the artwork on display.

The 45-minute session involves a slow observation of selected artworks with the theme (...)
Saturday 10
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - LWAG Signs : Auslan Interpreted Tour Website | More Information
Experience the artwork at LWAG in Australian Sign Language. Join us for a free tour of the current exhibitions in Auslan guided by a gallery staff member and interpreter from Auslan Stage Left.
Tuesday 13
17:00 - EVENT - CULTURE CLUB I : Art Party featuring drinks + music + door prizes + art activities + tours Website | More Information
Come to LWAG’s Art Party to celebrate the new academic year!

Bring your friends and meet new ones. This is an opportunity for newcomers as well as regular visitors to explore the gallery and to tour the latest exhibitions – Zadok Ben-David: Human Nature, FLORA and In Light of Shadows in (...)

19:30 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library : Josephine Wilson discusses her award-winning book Extinctions More Information
About the talk

The Friends of the UWA Library are delighted to begin the 2018 series of talks with award-winning author, Josephine Wilson. Josephine will talk about her critically acclaimed book Extinctions.

Winner of the prestigious 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award and (...)
Friday 16
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk : Flowers in a research world: genetics and honey bees Website | More Information
Flowers carry a multitude of iconic meanings – including love, honour and death – and have many uses, from traditional medicine to decoration. But what is their significance in a research world?

Join Monika Murcha and Julia Grassi, two leading investigators from the Plant Energy Biology (...)
Saturday 17
14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - In Light of Shadows: Curator’s talk and tour Website | More Information
Explore the meanings that light and shadow embody in various cultures through the diverse array of objects in In Light of Shadows with exhibition curator Sarah Ridhuan. Consider the broad themes of mortality, memory, power and knowledge in this selection of objects from the Berndt Museum collection (...)
Friday 23
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk : Reflections on shadows and light Website | More Information
View the exhibition In Light of Shadows and join Richard Read to closely observe and discuss the myriad stories conjured by the play of light and shadow in different cultures and within the visual arts.

Emeritus Professor Richard Read is an Associate Investigator in the Australian (...)
Saturday 24
14:00 - WORKSHOP - Artist Workshop: Create your own Tussie Mussie Website | More Information
Participate in an intimate workshop for adults led by artist Alina Tang, exploring the significance of flowers in the exhibition FLORA and examining traditional Victorian meanings of flora.

Participants are invited to create their own individual Tussie Mussie – a small bouquet of flowers (...)
Sunday 25
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Perth’s premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares. Website | More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares. The market brings together over 180 of Perth’s most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and gourmets all under one roof at the University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall. Incorporating a dedicated Junior (...)
Wednesday 28
13:00 - TALK - Let's Talk Shop with Claire Greenhill Website | More Information
Claire is a jewellery maker, landscape architect and artist who works from her home studio in Palmyra. Claire’s jewellery is inspired by nature, architecture and traditional cultures.

Join us to hear Claire discuss her process of using coloured enamel, oxidisation and altered surfaces to (...)

 April 2018
Saturday 07
12:30 - SYMPOSIUM - FLORA Symposium : Challenges Facing Sustainability of plants in WA Today Website | More Information
Current Western Australian-based research in plant science and conservation biology, traditional uses of plants, and environmental issues that challenge our future, will be discussed in a symposium presented by eminent Western Australian speakers.

SPEAKERS

John Curtin (...)
Thursday 12
18:00 - WORKSHOP - Medicine and Art Website | More Information
Develop visual language and re ne communication skills through close observation of artworks. Ioana Vlad and Janice Lally will guide participants to become more comfortable with ambiguity and develop re ective practice through the exploration of art and its meanings. The workshops are designed to (...)
Saturday 14
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Can Touch This: Tactile & Verbal Description Tour Website | More Information
Join us for a touch and verbal descriptive tour of the current exhibitions. A trained guide delivers descriptions of the visual elements of artworks exhibited, along with tactile opportunities using mixed media and 3D printed translations.

Tours are free to attend and open to companions (...)

14:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Art and Mindfulness : Going Slow: In Light of Shadows 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 we settle our minds on the artwork on display.

The 45-minute session involves a slow observation of selected artworks with the theme (...)
Friday 20
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk : Feeling FLORA: the emotions of conservation Website | More Information
View the exhibition FLORA with Andrea Gaynor and join a discussion about the relationships between emotion and conservation, and how they have been expressed over time.

Andrea Gaynor is an Associate Investigator with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the (...)


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