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Displaying from Tuesday, April 11, 2017
 April 2017
Tuesday 11
13:00 - EVENT - The Arts, the Law, and Freedom of Expression (with one eye on that cartoon) : Talking Allowed Series Website | More Information
In 2016, Bill Leak’s controversial cartoon generated widespread debate about free speech and racism in Australia. Following Leak’s death on March 10, and in light of proposed amendments to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, those debates have resurfaced and intensified.

Jani (...)
Friday 28
18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Opening Night: HERE&NOW17: New Photography + Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986 - 2001 Website | More Information
Join us for the opening of two new photography exhibitions. HERE&NOW17: New Photography curated by Chelsea Hopper features newly commissioned work from WA-based artists Jacqueline Ball, Scott Burton, Lucy Griggs, Georgia Kaw, Dan McCabe and Lydia Trethewey.

Kevin Ballantine: (...)
Saturday 29
14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - HERE&NOW17 Artists and Curator: Tour and Talk Website | More Information
Join curator Chelsea Hopper and local artists Dan McCabe and Georgia Kaw as they discuss their works of art and the framing of the exhibition.

Hear about how New Photography seeks an expansion of photography in order to shape new, formerly unimaginable relations between art and the (...)

 May 2017
Saturday 06
14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Artist and Curator Talk with Kevin Ballantine and Sally Quin Website | More Information
Curator Sally Quin will join Kevin Ballantine in conversation about his works in the new exhibition Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986-2001.

Hear Kevin’s views on street photography and his own approach to documenting the changing face of Perth over an extended period, with images that (...)
Tuesday 09
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Talking Allowed: Seeing Allowed? : Professor Jane Lydon (Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History) will speak to a number of issues that surround images of suffering. While it would seem that in 2017 photographs and images are becoming central to socio-political and ideological tensions, Professor Lydon will explore whether or not real change can be wrought by harrowing images of suffering. Website | More Information
Over the last two years and with the rise of the citizen photographer, there have been radical changes in how we respond to photographs and images, particularly those that reveal unimaginable suffering. Whether it is a photograph of the lifeless body of Aylan Kurdi washed ashore near the Turkish (...)
Wednesday 10
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Let's Talk Shop - Conversation with Stewart Scambler Website | More Information
Hear Stewart Scambler, one of WA’s leading potters, shed light on his practice from the selection and processing of naturally occurring local clay though to the ring of works in his Palmyra and York kilns.

Stewart’s work will also be available to purchase in store at this event.
Wednesday 17
11:00 - EXHIBITION - WAMSS Photographic Exhibition More Information
Experience the art of medicine at this exhibition of photography from the WA Medical Students’ Society. See photographs highlighting important global health and sociocultural issues, taken by UWA medical students who have sought out unique opportunities in far-flung places.
Wednesday 24
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow - Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour (Session 1) 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 you allow your mind to settle on selected pieces of contemporary art. Each viewing will be themed differently and will be followed by an (...)
Wednesday 31
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow - Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour (Session 2) 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 you allow your mind to settle on selected pieces of contemporary art. Each viewing will be themed differently and will be followed by an (...)

 June 2017
Thursday 01
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Contemporary Photography Panel Presentation Website | More Information
Contemporary photography spans a huge range of disciplines, from fine art to photojournalism, archival documentation and much more.

Discussing everything from risk-taking in photojournalism, to creative conceptual installations that are studio based, photographers Claire Martin, Graham (...)
Saturday 03
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Art and Alzheimers Tour : For visitors living with Alzheimers Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the new photography exhibitions, Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986 – 2001 and HERE&NOW17: New Photography, designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories. Refre (...)
Wednesday 07
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow - Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour (Session 3) 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 you allow your mind to settle on selected pieces of contemporary art. Each viewing will be themed differently and will be followed by an (...)
Tuesday 13
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Talking Allowed: Visual Influences on Legislation : Culture Jamming the Perth Modern School relocation proposal Website | More Information
Culture Jamming is defined as a movement that mixes politics with graffiti, and satire with paint. Said by some to scramble "... the signal, injects the unexpected, and spurs audiences to think critically and challenge the status quo", this presentation, by Professor Camilla Baasch (...)

13:00 - PRESENTATION - Talking Allowed: Culture Jamming the Perth Modern School Relocation Proposal : This presentation examines a new way for law and visualization to intersect Website | More Information
Culture Jamming is defined as a movement that mixes politics with graffiti, and satire with paint. Said by some to scramble “... the signal, injects the unexpected, and spurs audiences to think critically and challenge the status quo”, this presentation examines a new way for law and visualization (...)
Wednesday 14
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow - Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour (Session 4) 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 you allow your mind to settle on selected pieces of contemporary art. Each viewing will be themed differently and will be followed by an (...)
Friday 23
18:00 - BOOK LAUNCH - HERE&NOW17: New Photography : Join us for the book launch of HERE&NOW17: New Photography documenting the artwork exhibited at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery. Website | More Information
Curator Chelsea Hopper will be in conversation with Dr Darren Jorgensen (UWA School of Design and Centre for Rock Art Research and Management) discussing the book and the exhibition.

HERE&NOW17: New Photography centres on contemporary Western Australia artists working with, or at (...)

 July 2017
Saturday 01
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - ’Can Touch This’ Tour : For Visitors With Visual Impairment Website | More Information
Join us for an innovative touch and audio descriptive tour of Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986 – 2001 and HERE&NOW17: New Photography. Audio Description enhances visual art for people who are blind or vision impaired. A trained Audio Describer delivers a verbal description of the visual (...)

17:00 - EVENT - TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT (Part 1) : Announcing the inaugural TEDxUWASalon! Website | More Information
** Presenting the inaugural TEDxUWASalon Series, ART // ACT **

We invite you to explore the concept of "artistic activism". Join the global discussion on the power of spreading ideas through the visual and the verbal. Discover how local change-makers are taking a stand on (...)
Wednesday 05
14:00 - WORKSHOP - ** SOLD OUT** Fibre Art Animals : Learn to make a fibre art animal in this hands-on children's art workshop Website | More Information
Join Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan and learn how to make a fibre art sculpture animal – a dog, bird, lizard or other desert creature - from straw and colourful natural fibres.

Learn techniques from an acclaimed local artist whose woven work has been widely exhibited. All participants will (...)
Thursday 06
14:30 - WORKSHOP - **SOLD OUT** Needle-felted Pet Portraits : Join artist Elizabeth Marruffo for a fun children's art workshop learning to make a mini felt sculpture Website | More Information
Using 100% Australian Merino wool and a picture of your pet, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will show you some simple tricks to sculpt a beautiful little portrait of your pet. As your imagination runs wild we will also make accessories and food for your tiny companion.

Needle felting is so (...)


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