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Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

Batten down the hatches! A gruesome band of horrible pirates will be taking over WA Maritime Museum in March 2018 when it presents this interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: the exhibition.Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along the way, you’ll discover why pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practise talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about…

Land and Sky | Warlpiri Artists of the Tanami Desert

The paintings in this exhibition refer to different Jukurrpa related to aspects of the land and the sky. As many senior and well-known artists of the Warlukurlangu art centre have passed on, the younger artists are starting to make their mark and continue the culture of their forebears. Generations of Warlpiri artists have carried on the traditions of their culture and and the preservation of Jukurrpa - now new artists at the community of Yuendumu are coming forward to take their place in culture and Law. Paintings are grounded in the Jukurrpa or Dreaming Law of the Country, and this…

Ngala Wongga (Come Talk)

 Ngala Wongga (Come Talk) - Cultural significance of languages in the Goldfields is a collaboration with the Aboriginal community in Goldfields, WA. The conceptual body of multimedia work goes beyond documentary and photojournalism creating an aesthetic and creative platform highlighting the Elders connection to land whilst illuminating the cultural significance of Australia's endangered languages.    

Omie Barkcloth Art Papua New Guinea

Japingka Gallery is proud to present exquisite barkcloth textiles of the Omie Artists from Oro Province in Papua New Guinea.  The traditional textiles called barkcloth, which are decorated and painted with family and tribal designs are used during important ceremonies and are also part of everyday life in villages. These have been produced by Ömie women for gallery exhibitions since the cooperative was founded in 2004.

Post Contemporary Institute Of Modern Art

In the year 2020, Western Australia will secede from the Commonwealth and become the Republic of Westralia. At which point it will promptly collapse under the weight of overwhelming incompetence and grift. In early 2020 CIOMA (2020) will be built. Utilising an exploit in the algorithm that runs the Department of Burnouts and Jetskis (and the arts), Jessee Lee Johns (2020) secures all W$200.42 of the last round of funding before the Westralian government slides into complete disfunction. He builds the gallery in a former industrial area on the southern coast of Perth, completing it just prior to being summoned…

Semiconductor

In partnership with the Revelation Perth International Film Festival, UK artists Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, better known as Semiconductor, bring two of their works Brilliant Noise and Black Rain to FAC. Semiconductor have garnered international attention for their distinctive, innovative works which push the boundaries of moving image as a visual language. They seek to extend our experience of the natural world, delving into and creating visual interpretations of unseen worlds by transforming and stitching together images of scientific data. Brilliant Noise offers a glimpse of solar astronomy, revealing some of the sun’s finest unseen moments. The images, mostly collected from ground based observatories and satellites, are…

CIOMA by Jessee Lee Johns

In the year 2020, Western Australia will secede from the Commonwealth and become the Republic of Westralia. At which point it will promptly collapse under the weight of overwhelming incompetence and grift.In early 2020 CIOMA (2020) will be built. Utilising an exploit in the algorithm that runs the Department of Burnouts and Jetskis (and the arts), Jessee Lee Johns (2020) secures all W$200.42 of the last round of funding before the Westralian government slides into complete disfunction. He builds the gallery in a former industrial area on the southern coast of Perth, completing it just prior to being summoned back…

Meet the Masters Art Workshop

The Children's Museum of WA and ART ON THE MOVE are collaborating to bring you Meet the Masters. The workshops connect children to the artist and their motivations, introducing new techniques and ways of looking at things.  Meet the Masters will introduce your children to the backgrounds, focus and techniques of some of the most famous artists that ever lived - including some that still do! Each workshop is based on one artist and is split into three parts - Inspire, Educate and Create. INSPIRE: Using books, posters and multimedia we explore the fascinating lives and famous (and not so…

StoryLab Young Writers Development Program

If you’re a keen writer aged 9-14 StoryLab will stretch and challenge your imagination as well as helping you understand writing as a craft; giving you tips on perfecting your style, editing your work and improving the flow of your story. Our program offers support, motivation and guidance from award winning author, Deb Fitzpatrick, as well as your fellow writers within the group.

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Antarctica: Night at the Museum

You are invited to join us for the Foundation for the WA Museum’s premier fundraising* event, Antarctica: Night at the Museum. Co-presented and hosted by the Artefact Circle, you’re invited to enjoy the wonder of Antarctica at night. Discover an exciting array of Antarctic themed entertainment. Indulge in a high-end live auction full of luxurious and exclusive prizes, including the ever popular opportunity to name a newly identified species! Be one of our glamorous guests amid the glaciers while relishing home-grown, award winning beverages - Cocktails courtesy of West Winds Gin; Beer courtesy of Gage Roads Brewing Co; Sparkling &…

Term 4 at Inkling Art Space

Come and join us for fun and creative activities at Inkling Art Space in Henry St, Fremantle, behind Paper Bird bookshop. We have lots of different workshops for you to explore your artistic passions, your drive to make things and to get really messy while doing it! NATURE CLUB Art + Nature = Amazing Art Adventures Join Teori - Wildlife & Nature Specialist, and Brigid - Teaching Artist & Textile Specialist for learning and making inspired by our natural world. Each class starts with exploratory drawing and scientific investigation. Every week we use a new medium to explore our topic.…

Woven Wall Hanging for Beginners

Come and learn the skills to create a beautiful hand- woven wall- hanging for your home with Danielle Stewart of Midnight Weave Co. Have fun playing with colour and texture while enjoying the creative and mindful process of weaving! In this 4 hour beginner's weaving workshop, you will learn how to warp a frame loom, various simple weaving stitches and helpful tips to create your piece, plus how to finish off and hang your woven wall hanging.Danielle teaches this workshop using her own designed weaving loom and tools, and supplies a gorgeous array of high quality yarns and roving to…

Make Your Own Woven Wall Hanging with Sunday Weaves

Create a beautiful woven wall hanging for your home on a simple handloom.  Learn about the weaving process and various simple techniques. Define your colour palette, incorporating natural and recycled fibres into your design. This class is suitable for those with no experience weaving, to those with an intermediate level understanding who want to expand their knowledge. Each participant will take home their own wooden handloom.  All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Dates and times: Sunday 24th of June, 10:00am - 2:30pmSaturday 8th of September, 10:00am - 2:30pmSunday 7th of October, 10:00am - 2:30pm About Phoebe: Phoebe Phillips was introduced…

Pirates Ahoy

Get your hands on our Wicked Weapons touch-table and see some unusual and interesting replicas of weapons used in pirate times. And also explore our Pirates Ahoy cart to learn fascinating facts about real pirates who sailed the high seas. Craft a fun pirate hat or decorate your own hideaway island on a Treasure Island map to take home. Have some swashbuckling fun by drawing and colouring your own pirates, have it scanned and then watch them walk the plank on our digitally animated screen. There will be fascinating pirate storytelling sessions that will feed every young buccaneer’s imagination. After…

The Farmer’s Daughter

Inspired by real-life stories from rural Australia, The Farmer’s Daughter tackles themes of change and resilience while celebrating the lives of the people who live and work on the land. This show explores the bond between a girl and her grandfather in an astounding visual celebration of the powerful relationship of people and the environment. Puppets, performers, lights and sound vividly recreate rural Australia and invite a deeper understanding of the families who call it home. Perfect for ages 8+.

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