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 August 2019
Friday 23
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Lunchtime Concert | Irwin Street Collective and UWA Voice: Handel's German Arias More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from with the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week we welcome back the ever-popular Irwin Street Collective in conjunction with UWA's talented voice students (...)
Wednesday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Critical Care. Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elke Krasny, Professor for Art and Education, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

In medical terms critical care, also known as intensive care, is a specialized branch of medicine dedicated to diagnosing and treating life-threatening conditions. For this lecture, this term (...)
Thursday 29
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Centre Stage | The Romantic Chamber Choir - Con-Cantorum More Information
The Romantic choral repertoire did not always use massed forces. Join Con-Cantorum as they perform 19th-century mini masterpieces by well-loved and lesser known composers.

Tickets from $10

Friday 30
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Lunchtime Concert | The Winthrop Singers More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from with the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week we shine a spotlight on The Winthrop Singers led by Nicholas Bannan to present a stunning program of choral (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Opening Night: Season 3 Exhibitions Website | More Information
You're invited to the launch of Season 3 with the opening of two new exhibitions at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

HERE&NOW19: Material Culture surveys the practice of artists working with fibres and textiles to explore socio-political issues. Curated by Joanna Sulkowski, it (...)
Saturday 31
14:00 - TALK - HERE&NOW19: Curator + Artists Talk Website | More Information
Join curator Joanna Sulkowski and artists Teelah George and Susan Roux for a talk and tour exploring HERE&NOW19: Material Culture, an exhibition that highlights the practice of artists working with fibre and textiles to express ideas relating to current socio-political issues.

 September 2019
Saturday 07
13:00 - TALK - They're A Weird Mob: Australian Contemporary Art History Lecture Website | More Information
Join Dr Jan Altmann and Carl Altmann MA for the final talk in the Friends of Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery’s Australian contemporary art history lecture series. This talk focuses on a range of artists whose works challenge the imagination, including Guy Grey-Smith, Mike Parr and Tony Tuckson, among (...)

14:00 - TALK - Cosmopolitan: Curator's Talk + Tour Website | More Information
Join Cosmopolitan curator Dr Sally Quin for this discussion exploring the exhibition and a look into some of the major themes in Australian art in the 1930s, a time of significant political, economic and social change. The eclectic range of works, featuring pieces in surrealist, abstract and (...)

15:30 - WORKSHOP - Cosmopolitan: Education Kit & Professional Development for teachers Website | More Information
Visual art educator Erin Knight leads this customised workshop for teachers, introducing the Cosmopolitan education kit and ways of incorporating the exhibition into the classroom.

The education kit explores how artists of the 1930s adapted and adopted new ideas current at that time (...)
Friday 13
13:00 - TALK - Out of the Boxes and into the Desert: Curator's Talk & Tour Website | More Information
Out of the Boxes and into the Desert features extraordinary artworks that have been in storage at the Berndt Museum for 30 years. Join exhibition curator Dr Vanessa Russ as she leads us through the exhibition, sharing insights into the artworks and the history of the Berndt Museum.
Sunday 15
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Discover Perth's best design market at UWA Website | More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s original and best design market, featuring more than 180 of Perth's most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and foodies all at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall.

There is something for everyone, including a Junior Upmarket section in (...)
Friday 20
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Exploring the Night Sky with Dr Noel Nannup Website | More Information
Join respected Noongar Elder Dr Noel Nannup OAM as he shares some of the stories about the night sky from an Aboriginal perspective. Together with the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Dr Nannup will illustrate the stories using a Stellarium app that features the night sky.

18:30 - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Spring Ordinary Meeting of Convocation 2019 : Annual General Meeting of the Graduates of UWA More Information
Ordinary Meetings of Convocation are the general meetings of The University of Western Australia. These meetings of Convocation provide the opportunity to receive an update on the operations of your University and current issues in tertiary education from the Vice-Chancellor, the Warden of (...)
Thursday 26
18:00 - TALK - Sally Rugg on 'How Powerful We Are' : LGBTIQ rights activist Sally Rugg speaks on how ordinary people can be empowered to make extraordinary change. Website | More Information
Sally Rugg is one of Australia's most influential campaigners for social change. Her new book - 'How Powerful We Are' - is her manifesto for championing what we believe is right.

Through the lens of the successful marriage equality campaign Rugg spearheaded, and the work she continues (...)

 October 2019
Friday 11
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Portraits of Maternity Website | More Information
Join UWA Associate Professor of English and Literary Studies, Alison Bartlett, as she explores the exhibition The Artist and Her Work through the lens of representations of maternity. Alison Bartlett’s research focuses on feminist literature, histories, cultures and pedagogies. She has been (...)
Tuesday 15
17:00 - EVENT - Culture Club: Art Party Website | More Information
Bring your friends to LWAG’s next Art Party and join us in celebrating the next academic semester! Enjoy a free sundowner, art-making activities, live music, gallery tours, door prizes and more. UWA Campus Partner: Student Guild
Saturday 19
10:00 - EVENT - Art Upmarket - Sat 19th Oct 2019 : Connecting art lovers with WA's best artists Website | More Information
Art Upmarket is all about connecting art lovers with Perth’s best artists. Meet the artists and purchase art directly from them on the day. Fill your home with local art. The market will showcase a curated selection of more than 55 of Perth’s most talented artists in Winthrop Hall.

Satur (...)
Friday 25
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: On the Life & Work of Nora Heysen Website | More Information
Join writer Anne-Louise Willoughby as she discusses painter Nora Heysen (1911-2003), whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Cosmopolitan. Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia’s first female painter to be appointed an official war artist.

Fremantl (...)
Saturday 26
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 Australian sign language, guided by a gallery staff member and interpreter. Community Partner: Auslan Stage Left

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Verbal Description & Tactile Tour: For visitors with vision impairment 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, maquettes and some of the art artworks. Tours are free to attend and open to friends (...)

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