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Displaying from Friday, July 01, 2016
 July 2016
Saturday 02
14:00 - WORKSHOP - Magic Ball: Learning to knit and crochet : Learn to knit, crochet and relax like a pro More Information
Led by acclaimed practitioner Lynn Jones, each student will be expertly guided through the intricacies of knitting or crocheting, in the process learning the deft skills required.

The subsidised production kit will enable each student to complete a project by the end of the course. These (...)
Tuesday 05
10:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Children's Workshop: The Truth About Crystals : Discover how crystals are formed and why there are so many different kinds in this workshop from the UWA’s own earth science museum Website | More Information
People have always loved mineral crystals for both their vivid colours and many different forms. In this workshop, Perth kids can find out how crystals are formed, handle large crystals and examine crystals under a microscope to reveal a whole new world.

All participants will receive a (...)
Wednesday 06
11:00 - TALK - Children's Art Workshop - Ages 5 - 7 Website | More Information
Leave your child in a safe and friendly environment and let the artist inside come out to play. They will explore abstraction using colour, shapes and forms in an art workshop led by local artist Fiona Willis.

A separate workshop for Ages 8 - 10, is available at 1:30pm. Visit: http://lwag (...)

13:30 - TALK - Children's Art Workshop - Ages 8 - 10 Website | More Information
Leave your child in a safe and friendly environment and let the artist inside come out to play. They will explore abstraction using colour, shapes and forms in an art workshop led by local artist Fiona Willis.

A separate workshop for Ages 5 - 7, is available at 11:00am. Visit: http://lwag (...)
Friday 08
10:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Children's Workshop: Nature Under the Microscope : What makes a butterfly’s wings special? And what are seashells made of? Your kids can see for themselves and get excited about science in this fun workshop Website | More Information
Viewing the natural world under a microscope is a never-ending source of fascination for children and adults alike. In this workshop, your kids will learn to use a microscope to examine and share their finds with other children.

Participants will collect material from the UWA garden to (...)

11:00 - WORKSHOP - Basket Weaving for Beginners : Join Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan and learn how to weave a bird's nest from natural fibres Website | More Information
Join Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan and learn how to weave a bird's nest from natural fibres in a fun, hands-on workshop suitable for children aged 10-14.

Cost: $10

Presented as part of the UWA Cultural Precinct's WINTERarts season.
Saturday 09
13:30 - EVENT - Hidden UWA: Behind the Doors : Discover the hidden secrets and forgotten spaces of UWA’s historic Crawley campus in this exclusive WINTERarts tour Website | More Information
Have you ever wanted to climb the 184 steps to the top of the UWA clock tower to marvel at the view? Or descended into the hidden air-raid shelters in the basement of the magnificent Winthrop Hall? Come and discover these and some of the other hidden secrets and forgotten treasures of UWA’s Crawley (...)
Tuesday 12
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Children's Workshop: The Truth About Crystals : Discover how crystals are formed and why there are so many different kinds in this workshop from the UWA’s own earth science museum (REPEAT) Website | More Information
People have always loved mineral crystals for both their vivid colours and many different forms. In this workshop, Perth kids can find out how crystals are formed, handle large crystals and examine crystals under a microscope to reveal a whole new world.

All participants will receive a (...)
Wednesday 13
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Children's Workshop:Become a Junior Paleontologist : Calling all dinosaur lovers! In this workshop your kids can learn about fossils, handle ancient fossil material and unearth a real fossil to take home (REPEAT) Website | More Information
Perth kids can learn about science, why animals get fossilised and how we uncover the secrets of the ancient world in this fun workshop held inside UWA’s own earth science museum.

In addition to the fossil they unearth themselves, participants will also receive a Museum “Fossil Hunt” (...)
Thursday 14
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts Children's Workshop: Nature Under the Microscope : What makes a butterfly’s wings special? And what are seashells made of? Your kids can see for themselves and get excited about science in this fun workshop (REPEAT) Website | More Information
Viewing the natural world under a microscope is a never-ending source of fascination for children and adults alike. In this workshop, your kids will learn to use a microscope to examine and share their finds with other children.

Participants will collect material from the UWA garden to (...)
Saturday 16
13:30 - EVENT - Hidden UWA: Behind the Doors (REPEAT) : Discover the hidden secrets and forgotten spaces of UWA’s historic Crawley campus in this exclusive WINTERarts tour Website | More Information
Have you ever wanted to climb the 184 steps to the top of the UWA clock tower to marvel at the view? Or descended into the hidden air-raid shelters in the basement of the magnificent Winthrop Hall? Come and discover these and some of the other hidden secrets and forgotten treasures of UWA’s Crawley (...)
Sunday 17
15:00 - TALK - Artist Talk - The Strange Familiar : Explore a world of mesmerising coloured light and shimmering ethereal forms in this exhibition from artist Kathy Allam Website | More Information
Thousands of recycled plastic bottles have been transformed into something breathtaking in this immersive installation. This new exhibition is your chance to experience the ordinary in an extraordinary way.

Artist Kathy Allam will be answering questions over Sunday talks taking place on (...)
Sunday 24
15:00 - TALK - Artist Talk - The Strange Familiar : Explore a world of mesmerising coloured light and shimmering ethereal forms in this exhibition from artist Kathy Allam Website | More Information
Description Thousands of recycled plastic bottles have been transformed into something breathtaking in this immersive installation. This new exhibition is your chance to experience the ordinary in an extraordinary way.

Artist Kathy Allam will be answering questions over Sunday talks (...)
Tuesday 26
10:00 - Children's Programs - School of Music presents - Junior Music School Website | More Information
Music has the power to to enrich and change lives. Here at the UWA School of Music, we provide classes that support this and promote music in the community for everybody.

Our JMS group music programs, designed for children aged 18 months to 12 years, will nurture your child's musical (...)
Thursday 28
19:00 - Poetry Night - Strumfrei Poetry Night : Poetry with a difference in Perth's hidden spaces. Website | More Information
Head downstairs to the Studio Underground Foyer at the State Theatre Centre. Listen to Australian poets Paul Hetherington, Amanda Joy and Siobhan Hodge while enjoying a beverage or two. Strumfrei16 will also mark the launch of UWA Publishing's new poetry series, UWAP Poetry.
Friday 29
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Poetry as Painting : In this workshop, critically acclaimed poet Paul Hetherington will demonstrate how visual imagery activates and energies poetry. Website | More Information
Poetry and painting have been compared since antiquity. John Hollander (echoing Simonides) has said that ‘Works of art are silent; poetry speaks its mind’.

In this workshop critically acclaimed poet Paul Hetherington will demonstrate how visual imagery activates and energises poetry. You (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006 - 2016 Website | More Information
Join us for the exhibition opening of Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006 - 2016 on Friday 29 July 2016, 6pm at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

This exhibition curated by Lee Kinsella features recent and previously unexhibited work by senior contemporary Australian artist Miriam Stannage,
Saturday 30
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Prose Poetry as a Contemporary Art Form : In this workshop poet Paul Hetherington will introduce you to key prose poetry techniques and provide the opportunity to write your own prose poems. Website | More Information
Prose poetry is a powerful literary form in the 21st century. It is neither exactly like lyric poetry, nor is it quite like conventional prose fiction.

As Peter Johnson says, ‘the prose poem plants one foot in prose, the other in poetry, both heels resting precariously on banana peels’.< (...)

13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Discussion and Tour - Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006 - 2016 : Join leading academic and curator of Australian photographic history Professor Helen Ennis, with curator Lee Kinsella in a discussion and tour of the exhibition Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006 - 2016. Website | More Information
This new exhibition showcases Miriam Stannage’s characteristically wry observations of life, and testifies to her ongoing experimentation and innovation across a range of media. The artist utilises everyday objects to offer commentary on fame, and the fragile and transitory nature of our time on (...)

 August 2016
Tuesday 02
18:30 - EVENT - Reading and Interpreting Brecht : Q&A with Dr Wang Xiaoying, Director of Black Swan Theatre's 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' Website | More Information
The UWA Cultural Precinct, the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies and the Black Swan State Theatre Company are pleased to host a special Q&A event as part of The Caucasian Chalk Circle season presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company, in collaboration with the National Theatre of China.
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