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Displaying from Monday, January 30, 2017
 February 2017
Friday 10
18:00 - EVENT - Exhibition Opening: Helen Britton, Works from Warburton, The Likeness Website | More Information
UWA Chief Cultural Officer Professor Ted Snell is pleased to invite you to the opening of three new exhibitions:

Helen Britton: Interstices + Works of Art from Warbuton + The Likeness Helen Britton: Interstices is a 25-year survey of the work of renowned jeweller Helen Britton, including (...)
Saturday 11
14:00 - TALK - Artist Talk and Tour: Helen Britton Website | More Information
Join Helen Britton as she leads you through her magical world of jewellery and sculptural installations. Hear how her memories, ‘shaped by encounters from the past and present’ have been reimagined into stunning brooches, neckpieces and other objects crafted from metals, glass, precious stones and (...)
Thursday 16
16:00 - WORKSHOP - Professional Development Workshop for Secondary School Teachers Website | More Information
Attend a tour of The Likeness and participate in a close reading analysis of selected portraits with visual arts educator Erin Knight. Free event.
Friday 17
13:00 - EVENT - Curator's Tour: Works of Art from Warburton Website | More Information
Discover more about contemporary art from the Western Desert community of Warburton in this walking tour with exhibition curator and head of the Berndt Museum, Dr Vanessa Russ. Free event.


 March 2017
Thursday 09
17:30 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Like Nothing on this Earth by Tony Hughes-d'Aeth : Celebrate the release of this significant literary history of the Wheatbelt Website | More Information
UWA Publishing warmly invites you to the launch of Like Nothing on this Earth: A Literary History of the Wheatbelt by Tony Hughes-d'Aeth.

Like Nothing on this Earth will be launched by Prof. Matthew Tonts, Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean.

Please RSVP by Monday 6 March (...)
Saturday 11
11:30 - EVENT - For visitors with Alzheimers: Art and Dementia Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of our current exhibitions designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories.

The tour features a 25-year survey of the work of renowned jeweller Helen Britton (...)
Tuesday 14
17:00 - EVENT - CULTURE CLUB I Website | More Information
Come to LWAG’s first Art Party for 2017! Bring your friends and meet new ones. This is an opportunity for newcomers as well as regular visitors to explore the gallery and tour the new exhibitions in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Enjoy a free sundowner, listen to live music, try your (...)
Thursday 23
18:00 - EVENT - Panel Discussion: Jewellery Today Website | More Information
The nature of jewellery training, practice, exhibition and professional development means that strong international networks underpin successful national practices.

But what are the current training and exhibition opportunities, the critical forums, and what is the marketplace? Join this (...)
Friday 24
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk - Indigeneity and Popular Culture Website | More Information
Dr Leanne McRae is the Senior Researcher for the Popular Culture Collective; a community of film makers, musicians, web builders, designers, writers, researchers and teachers who wish to create thinking – and thoughtful – popular culture.

Join her as she discusses the relationships (...)
Thursday 30
13:00 - TALK - Let's Talk Shop - Conversation with Donna Gahan, Jeweller Website | More Information
Inspired daily by the beauty of her local bushland, Perth jeweller Donna Gahan has a strong interest in the effect of architecture on the human psyche, and the relationship between the natural and built environment.

Another recurring theme in her work is the many layers of our emotions (...)

 April 2017
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Chinese Literature and World Literature: Views from the South : This China in Conversation teases out from an Australian and Chinese perspective the issues surrounding interpreting and reading world literature. Website | More Information
World literature was long defined in the English speaking world as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged this European focus. Now it is better understood as literature that has travelled, and been translated, from its original source. This (...)
Friday 07
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk - Women, Feminism and Art in Australia since 1970 Website | More Information
Feminism has been one of the most durable political-ethical platforms of the 20th and 21st centuries – so much so that we speak of first-, second- and third-wave feminism and its impact on society and on academic scholarship throughout the world.

In her illustrated talk, Anne Marsh will (...)
Saturday 08
11:30 - EVENT - Going Slow - Slow Art Day Website | More Information
Take a more contemplative approach to art by joining us for a gallery tour with a difference. Much like a mindfulness exercise, where you focus on your breathing, in this tour you allow your mind to settle on selected pieces of contemporary art.

Each viewing will be followed by a (...)
Saturday 15
14:00 - EVENT - For visitors with visual impairment: Audio Description and Tactile Tour Website | More Information
Join us for the Audio Described Tour of Helen Britton: Interstices. Audio Description enhances visual art for people who are blind or vision impaired.

A trained Audio Describer delivers a verbal description of the visual elements. This tour will also include various tactile 3D printed (...)


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