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Displaying from Saturday, August 10, 2019
 August 2019
Saturday 10
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Let's Meet at LWAG: For visitors living with dementia Website | More Information
Join us for our quarterly program for visitors living with dementia and their carers or family members.

Let’s Meet provides a forum for conversation through the shared viewing and exploration of artworks on display – highlighting themes, artists, and artworks currently exhibited.

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - LWAG Signs: Auslan Interpreted Tour Website | More Information
Experience the artwork at LWAG in Australian Sign Language. Join us for a free tour of the current exhibitions in Australian sign language, guided by a gallery staff member and interpreter.

Community Partner: Auslan Stage Left
Friday 30
18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Opening Night: Season 3 Exhibitions Website | More Information
You're invited to the launch of Season 3 with the opening of two new exhibitions at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

HERE&NOW19: Material Culture surveys the practice of artists working with fibres and textiles to explore socio-political issues. Curated by Joanna Sulkowski, it (...)
Saturday 31
14:00 - TALK - HERE&NOW19: Curator + Artists Talk Website | More Information
Join curator Joanna Sulkowski and artists Teelah George and Susan Roux for a talk and tour exploring HERE&NOW19: Material Culture, an exhibition that highlights the practice of artists working with fibre and textiles to express ideas relating to current socio-political issues.

 September 2019
Saturday 07
13:00 - TALK - They're A Weird Mob: Australian Contemporary Art History Lecture Website | More Information
Join Dr Jan Altmann and Carl Altmann MA for the final talk in the Friends of Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery’s Australian contemporary art history lecture series. This talk focuses on a range of artists whose works challenge the imagination, including Guy Grey-Smith, Mike Parr and Tony Tuckson, among (...)

14:00 - TALK - Cosmopolitan: Curator's Talk + Tour Website | More Information
Join Cosmopolitan curator Dr Sally Quin for this discussion exploring the exhibition and a look into some of the major themes in Australian art in the 1930s, a time of significant political, economic and social change. The eclectic range of works, featuring pieces in surrealist, abstract and (...)

15:30 - WORKSHOP - Cosmopolitan: Education Kit & Professional Development for teachers Website | More Information
Visual art educator Erin Knight leads this customised workshop for teachers, introducing the Cosmopolitan education kit and ways of incorporating the exhibition into the classroom.

The education kit explores how artists of the 1930s adapted and adopted new ideas current at that time (...)
Friday 13
13:00 - TALK - Out of the Boxes and into the Desert: Curator's Talk & Tour Website | More Information
Out of the Boxes and into the Desert features extraordinary artworks that have been in storage at the Berndt Museum for 30 years. Join exhibition curator Dr Vanessa Russ as she leads us through the exhibition, sharing insights into the artworks and the history of the Berndt Museum.
Friday 20
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Exploring the Night Sky with Dr Noel Nannup Website | More Information
Join respected Noongar Elder Dr Noel Nannup OAM as he shares some of the stories about the night sky from an Aboriginal perspective. Together with the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Dr Nannup will illustrate the stories using a Stellarium app that features the night sky.

 October 2019
Wednesday 02
13:30 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: HANDMADE PAPER : Come and learn how to turn paper waste into brand new custom paper! Website | More Information
This fun school holiday workshop, led by visual artist Deborah Worthy-Collins, will introduce your child to basic paper making skills, while helping out the environment. AGES: 7 –12 PRICE: $30
Thursday 03
13:30 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: POM-POM PARTY! : Get groovy with yarn and recycled fibres and make your own pom-pom accessories to take home. Website | More Information
With textile artist Leah Louise, kids will learn how to make their own fabulous fibrous fluff balls using recycled takeaway containers (not a tricky cardboard donut in sight!), and the process can be easily replicated at home, for hours of cheerful holiday entertainment. AGES: 6–12 PRICE: $20
Friday 04
13:30 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: MINI MOVING PICTURES : Make your own miniature moving-picture show these school holidays! Website | More Information
Using recycled and craft materials, you will be guided through the process of making your own DIY crankie. A visual-storytelling device often accompanied by narration and music, crankies, or moving panoramas, were a popular form of entertainment in the 19th century. You will explore basic (...)
Tuesday 08
13:30 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: MAKING COMICS : Learn about the inspiring visual medium of comics with multidisciplinary artist Gabby Loo! Website | More Information
Participants will be guided through the whole process of making a comic, developing the foundational elements of story writing, cartooning and illustration techniques. This school holiday workshop has something to offer for young people of all skill levels. AGES: 8+ PRICE: $30
Wednesday 09
13:00 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: WEAVING AND WALL HANGINGS : Join textile artist Leah Louise for a crafty afternoon. Website | More Information
Weaving is a centuries old art form found all over the world, and now you can practice it yourself using cardboard and recycled yarns. Kids will learn to make their own loom, choose colour palettes, and weave their own wall hanging to take home. AGES: 8–12 PRICE: $30
Thursday 10
13:30 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: CRAFTING A CONCERTINA BOOK : Create your very own unique concertina book with multidisciplinary artist Gabby Loo. Website | More Information
Participants will design a mixed media book inspired by stories of people, animals and nature. In this school holiday workshop they will learn an array of art techniques such as collage, watercolour painting, collage paper cutting and folding. AGES: 8+ PRICE: $30
Friday 11
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Portraits of Maternity Website | More Information
Join UWA Associate Professor of English and Literary Studies, Alison Bartlett, as she explores the exhibition The Artist and Her Work through the lens of representations of maternity. Alison Bartlett’s research focuses on feminist literature, histories, cultures and pedagogies. She has been (...)

15:00 - WORKSHOP - SPRINGarts: PUPPET PALS : Make your own sock puppet inspired by the creatures around you! Website | More Information
Sock puppets are a wonderful way to engage your imagination and sense of play. For this workshop, you will be guided through the basics of constructing your puppet and have fun developing its unique voice and temperament. This workshop accompanies the SPRINGarts University Theatres x AWESOME (...)
Tuesday 15
17:00 - EVENT - Culture Club: Art Party Website | More Information
Bring your friends to LWAG’s next Art Party and join us in celebrating the next academic semester! Enjoy a free sundowner, art-making activities, live music, gallery tours, door prizes and more. UWA Campus Partner: Student Guild
Friday 25
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: On the Life & Work of Nora Heysen Website | More Information
Join writer Anne-Louise Willoughby as she discusses painter Nora Heysen (1911-2003), whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Cosmopolitan. Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia’s first female painter to be appointed an official war artist.

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Saturday 26
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - LWAG Signs: Auslan Interpreted Tour Website | More Information
Experience the artwork at LWAG in Australian Sign Language. Join us for a free tour of the current exhibitions in Australian sign language, guided by a gallery staff member and interpreter. Community Partner: Auslan Stage Left

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