Sneak-er-Peek at these 1936 sneakers designed by German shoemaker and future Adidas founder Adi Dassler. Adi offered his athletic shoes to Jessie Owens, who tested them at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. That year Owens won four gold medals - a record that went unbroken for 48 years. The type of shoe Owens wore was a bespoke pair of Modell Waitzers. View them at the upcoming The Rise of Sneaker...
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SneakerPeek at these 1936 sneakers designed by German shoemaker and future Adidas
AGWA Botanical is flourishing and we can’t wait to taste these gorgeous greens. In 2016 we collaborated with Green World Revolution (GWR) to create AGWA Botanical, an urban farm complete with 25 planter boxes to grow fresh produce for local Perth eateries including Arthouse Dine. GWR is a not-for-profit organisation helping to alleviate poverty by growing jobs for the unemployed through the...
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Congratulations to WA Artists, Clare Peake, Teelah George and Jacobus Capone who have been nominated as finalists for The Ramsay Art Prize. The Ramsay Art Prize changes the way we view artists under 40 and values their work in the canon of contemporary art. Supported by the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation in perpetuity, the $100,000 acquisitive prize will be awarded to one of the finalists....
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Congratulations to WA Artists Clare Peake Teelah George and Jacobus Capone who
Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA is here today! Come along and view these amazing dancers.
Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA is here today Come along and

Co3 'Reason for Being' at the Art Gallery of Western Australia

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Today we reflect and remember those who have contributed so much to the past and current conflicts of war. AGWA Director (1958 - 83) Frank Norton was the Royal Australian Navy's first official artist in WWII. During his time in the war, he recorded military activity across the world, from the Mediterranean to the Pacific in his paintings. Frank passed away in 1983 however his artwork still is...
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Today marks the 100th birthday of one of Australia’s most significant and celebrated modernist artists Sidney Nolan. Nolan who died in 1992, was best known for his striking images of outlaw Ned Kelly and the Australian landscape. To read more about Sidney's amazing life visit the Sidney Nolan Trust website.

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Today marks the 100th birthday of one of Australias most significant and

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Sneak-er-peek at these 1860 -65 Thomas Dutton and Thorowgood running shoes. Thought to be the oldest running shoes in existence, view them at the upcoming The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition 13 May - 4 September.
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Running Shoe, 1860–65
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Artist, Lesley Murray, always wanted to tell her grandfather William Murray's story however it wasn't until after his passing that Lesley felt she could. Painting these images helped her cope with his death. View her deeply inspiring and emotional work 'Black Boxer' at Everyone has a history Part One: Plain Speak exhibition currently showing at the Gallery.
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Desert River Sea: Kimberley Art Then and Now is a 6 year visual arts initiative developed by the Gallery with the support of Rio Tinto. It bridges the cultural and geographic distance between the artists of the diverse Kimberley region, our Gallery in Perth, and national and international audiences. In the coming months we look forward to sharing more stories about the work by these amazing...
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Our school holiday activity Paper Sneakers is in full swing today. Paper Sneakers will be on again tomorrow and Friday from 11am to 4pm so come and join our Education Team in the Imagination Room. See you there!

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Our school holiday activity Paper Sneakers is in full swing today Paper
WE love this pic! WA Sneakerhead-in-Residence and collector Lee Ingram's son still has yet to catch the sneaker bug. For those who missed Lee on ABC News radio you can read his story below. Lee's collection is on show until May 29 at the Gallery. The Rise of Sneaker Culture will be on display at AGWA from May 13 to September 4.

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WE love this pic WA SneakerheadinResidence and collector Lee Ingrams son still

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Ever wanted to design your own sneaker? Visit the Imagination Room at AGWA next Wednesday and create your very own paper sneaker.

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Ever wanted to design your own sneaker Visit the Imagination Room at

Sneakerheads School Holiday Fun

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Brant Garvey was the first athlete to represent Australia in the Para-triathlon at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. Watch Brant's #mysneakerstory as he introduces his pair of sneakers worn at the Rio Games.

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For 25 years, Year 12 Perspectives has been bringing the WA community together to celebrate the creative voice of WA youth. This year we asked you to share your thoughts a in a Perspectives journal. We also spoke to past and present Perspectives artists about their work and experience. The stories captured are shared today as a final wrap up of Perspectives 2016. Special thanks to this...
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AGWA's Sneakerhead-in-Residence, Lee Ingram, chats to PerthNow about his private sneaker collection. You can view some of his most prized shoes at the Gallery now, ahead of the main international exhibition, The Rise of Sneaker Culture, opening on 13 May.
AGWAs SneakerheadinResidence Lee Ingram chats to PerthNow about his private snea

Shoe in: Why Lee puts his foot in it

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There’s a lot to see and do at AGWA these school holidays. Create your very own paper sneaker in celebration of SNEAKERHEADS season at AGWA or practice your drawing skills in areas set up especially for you around the Gallery. Bean bags, paper sneakers, clipboards and drawing utensils are eagerly awaiting your arrival together with our Education crew. Visit our events section on FB for more...
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Theres a lot to see and do at AGWA these school holidays
We are proud supporters of the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. Entries are now open and we encourage artists across Australia to submit their work. Created by ARTrinsic Inc, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture is a fantastic event dedicated to showcasing Australia's top artists.
We are proud supporters of the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Entries

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Win a trip for two (2) return to San Francisco with Singapore Airlines simply by sharing your sneaker story. As part of SNEAKERHEADS season at AGWA we are running a #mysneakerstory competition. Sport, street, fashion, travel or work – if it’s your story, share it!

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Congratulations to Marc Leib who has been awarded this year's Tom Malone Prize for his work titled 'Inner Core'. Inspired by the Japanese concept Ikigai ‘a reason for being’, Marc pushed traditional “murrina” cane-making and kiln-forming techniques to new ends. Now in its fifteenth year, the Tom Malone Prize is an eagerly anticipated event for contemporary Australian glass artists. The...
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Congratulations to Marc Leib who has been awarded this years Tom Malone
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Our friends at Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA are currently performing a magical new contemporary dance work titled ‘Frank Enstein.' This is an illuminating dance-theatre piece made in collaboration with THE FARM. Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia can enjoy $35 tickets with our promo code CO3FRIEND
5 - 8 April at the @StateTheatre Centre - Studio Underground.
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Our friends at Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA are currently performing

Frank Enstein

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