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Displaying from Wednesday, August 30, 2017
 August 2017
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 ŕ 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 ŕ 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 (...)
Thursday 19
18:00 - EVENT - Film Night: Maarten de Kroon, Mysterious Masterpiece Website | More Information
Join us for a free, special one-night-only screening of MYSTERIOUS MASTERPIECE: Cold Case Torrentius, a documentary film by Maarten de Kroon in cooperation with Jeanne van der Horst.

The film investigates the incredible case of the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Torrentius and (...)
Friday 20
13:00 - TALK - Mathematics Meets Art: Early Renaissance Art and the Need for Perspective Website | More Information
Not only did the early Renaissance painters seek to improve their methods of spatial illusionism, they believed that sophisticated knowledge of geometry was integral. Leon Battista Alberti (1435) believed the first requirement of a painter was to know geometry, whereas Piero Della Francesca went to (...)
Saturday 28
14:00 - TALK - Tiwi Design - In the beginning Website | More Information
Using archival images, Madeleine Clear, co-founder of Tiwi Design, will reminisce about the early years of Tiwi Design, where she worked closely with artists in the late 1960s. From humble beginnings as a printmaking workshop, it went on to gain national and international recognition as one of the (...)

 November 2017
Friday 03
13:00 - TALK - Looking at The Seven Deadly Sins Website | More Information
Join us as Associate Professor Jacqueline Van Gent examines and reflects on Julie Dowling’s artwork, The Seven Deadly Sins, which is currently on show in the exhbition Country & Colony. Comprised of a series of small canvases this work features images of exploitation of the environment (...)
Saturday 04
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - HOME TOWN: Artist and community ambition on an international stage : An Artsource and UWA Cultural Precinct Symposium Website | More Information
HOME TOWN brings together internationally-renowned Australian artists and curators in this investigative symposium, exploring the relationship between artists and communities in the realisation of ambitious site-specific artworks.

It considers existing international and local projects: (...)


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