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Displaying from Tuesday, August 08, 2017
 August 2017
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 (...)

 September 2017
Friday 01
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Country and Colony : Remembering Difficult Histories in Public Spaces Website | More Information
Country and Colony presents a range of perspectives on the Australian experience. Drawing from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, the exhibition weaves together stories of land, body, and industry, to explore histories and the ongoing impact of colonisation.

Join Alison Atkinson-Phil (...)
Friday 08
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Celebrating the centenary of Sidney Nolan Website | More Information
Professor Philip Mead and Dr. Catherine Noske will delve deeper into historical and literary associations conjured by the artworks
of Sir Sidney Nolan - celebrating Nolan’s Centenary year, and highlighting his works in the UWA Art Collection.

Professor Philip Mead is inaugural (...)
Tuesday 12
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Is it OK to remove statues? : A 'Talking Allowed' event Website | More Information
With Associate Professor Clarissa Ball, Discipline Chair, History of Art, UWA School of Design, Director, UWA Institute of Advanced Studies.

The recent removal of Confederate statues in the United States has resulted in extraordinary acts of violence, heightened racial tensions and death (...)
Thursday 21
12:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Going Slow: Visual Arts x Mindfulness Tour 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 the artwork on display.

The 45-minute session involves close looking of selected pieces of (...)
Saturday 23
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Let's Meet at LWAG : For visitors living with Alzheimer's Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the exhibition Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The tour is designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories.

14:00 - EVENT - Can Touch This Tour : For visitors with visual impairment Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the exhibition Scratching the Surface: A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The tour is designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories.

 October 2017
Friday 06
18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Exhibition Launch - Batavia: Giving Voice to the Voiceless + Being Tiwi Website | More Information
Join us for the opening of u to the opening of two new exhibitions at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery: BATAVIA: GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS and BEING TIWI.

FREE to attend. RSVP via the link.

BATAVIA: Following new discoveries by researchers from the University of Western (...)
Saturday 07
10:00 - EVENT - Symposium - Batavia (1629): Giving Voice to the Voiceless Website | More Information
When the Dutch East India vessel Batavia was wrecked on Morning Reef in the Abrolhos Islands in June 1629, none of the more than 300 people on board could have imagined the enduring historical impact of this maritime disaster and its bloody aftermath. Those events have inspired a multitude of books (...)
Tuesday 10
13:00 - EVENT - Talking Allowed - Beauty in Unexpected Places: aesthetics and mathematics Website | More Information
Choices in mathematics are often made for aesthetic reasons: a degree of freedom is added here to preserve symmetry; a partial derivative is employed there because it establishes harmony and so on. The use of aesthetic considerations in mathematics hides a deep mystery. Mathematicians make progress (...)
Thursday 12
11:00 - EVENT - Big Draw at UWA Website | More Information
Research has shown the many benefits of drawing as a life skill for children and adults alike. During October, explore your creativity by taking part in a worldwide drawing festival – featuring workshops, talks, VR and drawing activities.

Events will include: Drawing workshops and (...)
Saturday 14
11:30 - EVENT - Being Tiwi: Tactile Tours for Families Website | More Information
Come on an artist educator-led expedition! Have you ever imagined what an artwork might taste like? What it might say if it could speak? How would it move if it came to life? Explore the exhibition Being Tiwi with MCA Artist Educator Ella Condon from Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

14:30 - EVENT - Being Tiwi: Professional Development Session for Educators and Teachers (Primary and Secondary) Website | More Information
Educators and primary and secondary teachers are invited to join a teacher professional development session for Being Tiwi.

Discover new ways to inspire your students to engage with contemporary art, with a hands-on session lead by Lead Artist Educator Ella Condon from Sydney’s Museum of (...)
Tuesday 17
17:00 - EVENT - Culture Club II Website | More Information
Come to LWAG’s Art Party to round up and celebrate the year! Bring your friends and meet new ones.

Enjoy a free sundowner. Experiment with art activities. Listen to live music, you may win a door prize too! Students are particularly welcome.

This is an opportunity for (...)


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