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Displaying from Friday, June 23, 2017
 June 2017
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 (...)
Friday 07
10:30 - WORKSHOP - **SOLD OUT**Cuties and Mini Beasts : Using colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will teach children how to sculpt tiny creatures Website | More Information
It’s time to get tiny! Artist Elizabeth Marruffo will take you on a sculpting adventure as you create tiny creatures of the fantastic. Using polymer clay and a range of clever sculpting tools and techniques, you will learn the basic skills that will help you sculpt anything you like.

Drag (...)

13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - The Likeness – Curator tour and talk Website | More Information
The Likeness is an exhibition drawn from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art and curated by Gemma Weston.

It is a partial survey of 100 years of Australian portraiture, reflecting how artists have utilised the genre to explore ideas of self-determination, identity and the changing - (...)
Saturday 08
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Paint Yourself - WINTERarts Workshop Website | More Information
View The Likeness and learn some tips and tricks from professional artist Elizabeth Marruffo to paint your own portrait. All materials provided. Participants will need to bring with them a printed A4 sized ‘selfie’ picture of themselves.

Limit of 20 people for ages 13-17 years

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Paint Yourself : Use modern make-up to create your own self-portraits. Website | More Information
Did you know that many of the earliest pigments used to paint with were first used to decorate our bodies? Let’s see how we can use modern make-up as a palette and create our own self-portraits. If you can apply a decent foundation, you’re already on your way to painting a great portrait.


13:30 - GUIDED TOUR - ** SOLD OUT** Hidden UWA - Behind the Doors : Discover the hidden secrets and forgotten spaces of UWA's Crawley campus 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? Come and discover this and some of the other hidden secrets and treasures at UWA’s Crawley campus on a tour Behind the Doors, led by the University’s recently retired “Oracle” Terry Larder.

Thursday 13
10:00 - EVENT - Somerville Forest KIN Village : A full day of arts and nature this school holiday Website | More Information
At KIN Village, children will have the chance to explore and play in nature under the pines in UWA’s beautiful Somerville Auditorium. With the guidance of the team at Educated by Nature, children will build a village of cubbies, make nature-inspired art, learn whittling, play wilderness adventure (...)
Saturday 29
13:30 - GUIDED TOUR - ** SOLD OUT** Hidden UWA - Behind the Doors (Repeat tour) : Discover the hidden secrets and forgotten spaces of UWA's Crawley campus 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? Come and discover this and some of the other hidden secrets and treasures at UWA’s Crawley campus on a tour Behind the Doors, led by the University’s recently retired “Oracle” Terry Larder.


 August 2017
Saturday 05
14:00 - TALK - Scratching the Surface: Conversation and Tour Website | More Information
Join Janet Holmes à Court and Alan Dodge in conversation as they take us through the marvellous collection of artworks in Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection at LWAG.

Hear the stories that framed this collection and influenced their (...)
Tuesday 08
13:00 - PRESENTATION - Talking Allowed: Art and Leadership : ‘Talking Allowed’ is a new series of presentations offered by the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies and the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery. Website | More Information
In this Talking Allowed, Robin McClellan will explore the ways in which art can be utilized as a galvanising tool to provoke thought leadership, by challenging and encouraging discussion whilst also evoking emotional connection to social issues and new ways of being. Robin McClellan is the Chief (...)
Friday 11
13:00 - TALK - Up Close — Emily Kame Kngwarreye in the Janet Holmes à Court Collection : Join Anne Brody and Darren Jorgensen in conversation as they explore Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s beginnings as a member of the Utopia Women’s Batik Group Website | More Information
In the 1990s, Anne Brody curated three international touring exhibitions of Aboriginal art for the Janet Holmes à Court Collection — Utopia-A Picture Story 88 batiks on silk (1990, Ireland and Europe); Contemporary Aboriginal Art. A Selection (1990, USA and Australia); and Stories. A Journey Around (...)
Thursday 24
18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Music Performance: Creation - The Dorothy Ellen Ransom Prize in Musical Composition Website | More Information
UWA’s thriving community of emerging composers will work closely with mentors Christopher Tonkin and James Ledger to create new and imaginative works for quartet and voice inspired by artworks exhibited in Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection.
Friday 25
13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Talk and Tour Milingimbi: A Living Culture Website | More Information
Led by Dr Vanessa Russ, Associate Director of the Berndt Museum, this tour invites you to look closely at the works on display and discover more about the stories behind the art of Millingimbi Island.
Tuesday 29
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - In Absentia: The Politics of Cameraless Photography : A public lecture by Professor Geoffrey Batchen, Art History, Victoria University Website | More Information
How can a photograph of nothing—of nothing discernable or apparently significant—be said to offer some useful political purchase on the world it inhabits? How can a photograph that represents, but does not depict, a given situation be freighted with historical knowledge and import? Confining itself (...)
Wednesday 30
9:30 - Masterclass - Dissemination: The Photograph and its Image : A masterclass with Professor Geoffrey Batchen, Art History, Victoria University. Website | More Information
One of photography’s most distinctive features is its schizophrenia. Capable of shifting shape and identity in the blink of an eye, photography has always encompassed both material and immaterial manifestations, both physical objects grounded in specific configurations of time and space, and (...)

13:00 - TALK - Let's Talk Shop with Blue Lawn Designs Website | More Information
Blue Lawn Designs was set up by husband and wife team, Chris MacDonald and Claire Bradshaw.

Join us to hear Chris discuss how their backgrounds and interests have converged to create a successful screenprinting textile business which continues to shape their lives and interests in ways (...)


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