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Displaying from Saturday, July 13, 2019
 July 2019
Saturday 13
14:00 - EVENT - High Tea with Philippa Nikulinsky Website | More Information
Share an afternoon with artist Philippa Nikulinsky, beginning with an exhibition tour of "Nikulinsky Naturally" followed by a high tea hosted at the University Club of Western Australia. For nearly 50 years Nikulinsky has travelled through the state to record, draw and paint its (...)

14:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Fibre Art Animals : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Celebrate NAIDOC week with award-winning Noongar artist Sharyn Egan, who will teach you techniques for making your own fibre art animal sculpture. Using straw and colourful natural and acrylic fibres, let your imagination run wild to create a dog, bird, lizard or whatever creature you can imagine (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Centre Stage | Winterreise - the Phenomenon : Performance Website | More Information
Andrew Foote with Cecilia Sun and Mark Coughlan present Schubert's mammoth work for solo voice and piano - Winterreise.

Commencing with a lecture-recital (on Wednesday 10 July) discussing some background to the early voice recitals and para-musical elements of the work, the week (...)
Monday 15
11:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Junior Paleontologists : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Calling all dinosaur lovers! Come and discover what paleontologists do in the field as they unearth centuries-old fossils. Become a junior paleontologist and learn about fossils, handle ancient fossil material and unearth a real fossil to take home. Parents/caregivers are welcome to either leave (...)
Tuesday 16
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Wildflower Watercolours : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Inspired by Phillipa Nikulinsky’s current exhibition Nikulinsky Naturally, join multidisciplinary artist Joanna Sulkowski to learn how to draw native plants and flowers from life. Using simple line drawing techniques and watercolour paint, Joanna will guide aspiring artists to make their own (...)

17:30 - EVENT - Italian Studies at UWA. 1929-2019 : Talk by Associate Professor John Kinder on how UWA became the first University in Australia to appoint a Lecturer in Italian. Website | More Information
This talk will explain how UWA became the first University in Australia to appoint a Lecturer in Italian in 1929, followed soon after by the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney, and why Francesco Vanzetti only retired, aged 85, in 1963.
Wednesday 17
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Seedpod and gumnut creatures : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Create the characters of your imagination from seedpods, leaves and plants of the Australian bush. Inspired by storybook creatures such as May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie and the current botanical exhibition Nikulinsky Naturally, create tiny sculptures using felt, dried native plant material (...)

18:30 - PERFORMANCE - WINTERarts: Lit Live - No Shrinking Violet : Experience the best in art, literature, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Spend an entertaining evening with some of Perth’s best storytellers as they bring to life exciting new works by Australian and international short story writers. No Shrinking Violet features a great selection of short stories on flowers and fury, boldness and bravery, growth and change. Suitable (...)
Thursday 18
13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Bushland Dreams : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Do you dream of bushland fairies and sprites? Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting to create a colourful dream catcher using wool, ribbon, dried native plants… and just a pinch of magic dust. Hang in your bedroom or in the bottom of the garden and you might just find them! PRICE: $20. Suitable (...)

18:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Felt Vessels : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Join textile artist Pauline Franklyn and experience the wonder of creating your own three-dimensional seamless vessel. During this workshop you will learn to lay wool fleece, explore colour, surface design and form to make a unique fully felted vessel to take home. $80 - tickets include materials (...)
Friday 19
13:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: The Art of Origami for Tiny Hands : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
UWA’s Origami Club willbe teaching animals such as penguins, cranes and anything else we can imagine. Never done origami before? No problem, just come along and give it a go! PRICE: $10. Suitable for ages 7 - 13. Book in to one of our two sessions: Fri 12 July (1.30-3.30pm) or Fri 19 July (1.30-3.30 (...)
Saturday 20
13:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Framing Flora: Artists and the Science of Botany Website | More Information
The celebration of Western Australia’s wildflowers puts a spotlight on the State’s botanical riches and the threat humans now pose to them. Hear from botanists, curators and artists bringing you an array of botanical and environment themed exhibitions and events in 2019.

Friday 19 July (...)

13:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Basket Weaving : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Join contemporary Aboriginal artist Sharyn Egan to explore the multicultural art of basket weaving in a workshop for adult beginners. Learn simple techniques to make a sculptural yet practical woven work using raffia and other natural fibres. You will learn coiling and other techniques to shape (...)
Tuesday 23
18:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Night Photography Secrets : Experience the best in art, literature, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
*RESCHEDULED DUE TO POOR WEATHER: NEW DATE TUESDAY 23 JULY* Join photographer Sean Standen for a lesson in creative night-time photography. Learn a variety of tips and tricks that can be used to take brilliant photos. This workshop is ideal for anyone who attended last year’s session, as well as (...)
Wednesday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Finding Rembrandt in Love and Life Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Susan Broomhall, School of Humanities (History), UWA.

This lecture explores how the character of Rembrandt van Rijn is interpreted through place, gender and emotions in museums and heritage sites in the Netherlands today. It focuses on the cities of Leiden and (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Film Screening: Kew's Forgotten Queen Website | More Information
Join us for a screening of Kew’s Forgotten Queen, a documentary celebrating the work of one of the most prolific botanical artists of the Victorian age – Marianne North. At a time when women barely left their parlour rooms, North defied convention as she travelled alone navigating the world twice (...)
Thursday 25
18:00 - TALK - WINTERarts: TEDxUWA Salon Art+ : Experience the best in art, literature, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
What happens when you mix art with technology, medicine, geology, mathematics? We often see art as a field separate from all others, as an independent pursuit of creativity. However, when we combine it with other aspects of our lives, the results are fascinating. Listen to a line-up of presenters (...)
Saturday 27
11:30 - 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 artworks. Tours are free to attend and open to friends and (...)

13:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Felt Babushkas : Experience the best in art, music and ideas during the 2019 UWA WINTERarts season. Website | More Information
Babushka dolls are gorgeous and a lot of fun to make. Learn resist wet felting and take home a new little friend. Pauline is a highly skilled artist, working intuitively and experimenting with textiles to create gorgeous artefacts. She has run textile workshops since 2005 and her work is available (...)

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow: Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour Website | More Information
Slow down your day 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.

We begin this session with a close observation of selected artworks from the exhibitions "Sc (...)


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