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Displaying from Saturday, October 26, 2019
 October 2019
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
Wednesday 30
17:00 - EVENT - FAKES! : A salon and social event Website | More Information
What makes a good fake? How do we identify fakes? Can technology detect authenticity? How can we detect fake sincerity? What are the legal and ethical implication of fakes? When is a fake better than the real thing?

Please join us for a convivial discussion about the art, craft, and (...)

 November 2019
Wednesday 13
18:00 - TALK - Artistic Diaspora : An Exploration of the Italian Cultural Legacy in WA Website | More Information
This year marks the 90th anniversary of the teaching of Italian language and culture at The University of Western Australia.

In celebration, join us for a panel conversation exploring the contribution of artists with an Italian heritage who have lived and worked in Western Australia (...)
Friday 15
13:00 - TALK - Out of the Boxes and into the Desert: In Dialogue with Conservation Website | More Information
Out of the Boxes and into the Desert features extraordinary artworks that have been in storage at the Berndt Museum for many years. Bringing these artworks to exhibition standard has required close attention to their conservation and preparation. Join conservator Michael Houston to learn some of (...)
Saturday 16
10:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Symposium: Social Fabric Website | More Information
Organised alongside the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery exhibition HERE&NOW19: Material Culture, this symposium explores ideas surrounding textile-based art practices, including labour, womenís work, materiality, globalisation and environmental sustainability.

It features a keynote (...)
Friday 22
13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk: Stilling Life - The Self-Portrait as a Vase with Flowers Website | More Information
How do artists negotiate objectivity and subjectivity when representing the self? Join art historian Emily Brink for this talk examining the connection between self-portraiture and still-life, with an emphasis on the work of artist A.M.E. Bale (1875-1955). Emily Brink is an Assistant Professor in (...)
Saturday 30
14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Verbal Description + Tactile Tour: For visitors with vision impairment Website | More Information
Join us for a touch and verbal descriptive tour of the current exhibitions. A trained guide delivers descriptions of the visual elements of artworks exhibited, along with tactile opportunities using mixed media, maquettes and some of the art artworks. Tours are free to attend and open to friends (...)

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Inclusive Arts Week: Tactile Tour Website | More Information
Join us for a touch and verbal descriptive tour of the current exhibition HERE&NOW19: Material Culture for people with vision impairment. A trained guide will deliver descriptions of the visual elements of artworks exhibited, along with tactile opportunities using mixed media, maquettes and (...)

 December 2019
Tuesday 03
11:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Inclusive Arts Week: Let's Meet at LWAG Website | More Information
Join us at LWAG for our program for visitors living with dementia and their carers or family members.

Letís Meet provides a forum for conversation through the shared viewing and exploration of artworks on display Ė highlighting themes, artists, and artworks currently exhibited.


13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Inclusive Arts Week: Going Slow Tour Website | More Information
Slow down your day by joining us for a different kind of art gallery tour. Similar to mindfulness exercises that focus on your breathing, in this tour we settle our minds on the artwork. We begin this session with a close observation of selected artworks from the current exhibitions, followed by an (...)

17:30 - TALK - Inclusive Arts Week: The Long Table - Building short bridges Website | More Information
The words inclusion, community and diversity are often used when creating strategies and organisational plans; however, what will it take for us to cultivate a capacity for connectedness? Join us for a long table conversation on how we can build our capacity to show up as inclusive communities in (...)
Friday 06
13:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Inclusive Arts Week: Going Slow Tour Website | More Information
Slow down your day by joining us for a different kind of art gallery tour. Similar to mindfulness exercises that focus on your breathing, in this tour we settle our minds on the artwork. We begin this session with a close observation of selected artworks from the current exhibitions, followed by an (...)
Saturday 07
14:30 - WORKSHOP - Inclusive Arts Week: Touch, Talk, Texture - A Collage Workshop Website | More Information
Come along and express yourself in more ways than one through the art of collage. Paper and other materials will be provided to give you the challenge to create a work that is visual as well as textual. This workshop will be led by Western Australian artist Olivia Colja, and has been developed in (...)

 February 2020
Friday 07
18:00 - LAUNCH - Opening Night: The Long Kiss Goodbye + Boomerang - A National Symbol Website | More Information
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery invites you to the launch of its Season 1 2020 program, featuring the opening of two new exhibitions: 'The Long Kiss Goodbye' and 'Boomerang - A National Symbol'.

Light refreshments will be served.

Presented in association with Perth Festival, 'The (...)
Sunday 09
11:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Hitchiker's Guide to the Galleries - LWAG Website | More Information
Get a behind-the-scenes look into Perth Festivalís Visual Arts 2020 program on this city-wide tour starting and finishing in the Perth Cultural Centre. Buy a bus ticket and take part in the full day of events from 10am-5pm, or choose your own adventure and meet up at different points along the way.< (...)
Wednesday 12
11:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Let's Meet at LWAG - For visitors with dementia Website | More Information
Join us at LWAG for our program for visitors living with dementia and their carers or family members. Letís Meet provides a forum for conversation through the shared viewing and exploration of artworks on display Ė highlighting themes, artists, and artworks currently exhibited. Community Partner: (...)
Saturday 15
14:00 - TALK - Curator's Talk: The Long Kiss Goodbye Website | More Information
The Long Kiss Goodbye explores how artists transform familiar materials into complex meditations on love, loss, attraction and repulsion. Learn more about the exhibition on this tour and discussion with curator and Perth Festival Visual Arts Program Associate Gemma Weston.

15:30 - EVENT - Professional Development Workshop and Education Kit Launch Website | More Information
Join us for this special event, custom-designed event to connect school teachers with our current exhibition The Long Kiss Goodbye.

Co-led by visual arts educator Erin Knight, UWA Graduate School of Education, and art historian Dr Janice Lally, LWAG Curator of Academic and Public (...)
Saturday 29
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Australian Landscape Then and Now - Friends of LWAG Event Series : Saturday 29 Feb, 21 March & 4 April at 1pm - 3.30pm Website | More Information
The Friends of Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery present the next theme in their Art History Lecture Series: Australian Landscape Then and Now. Presented by Carl Altmann, this new series will look at numerous different aspects of landscape paintings from the late nineteenth to the twentieth century (...)

14:00 - PERFORMANCE - Pendulum Acts - Performance by Penny Coss : Sat 29 Feb 2pm - 2:30pm & Fri 20 March 1:30pm - 2:15pm Website | More Information
Artist Penny Coss presents a new performance work in response to her installation featured in The Long Kiss Goodbye.

For Pendulum Acts, Coss will drag, shift and erase layers of her installation to reference her encounters in the landscape as a democratic space, where hierarchies shift (...)


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