Hot on the heels of The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition is Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures which will make its way to the Gallery on October 14. Heath was charismatic, creative, driven and this unique exhibition has been curated by the Western Australian Museum in collaboration with his family. Mark the date in your diaries and get an insight into the man and the artist. In the meantime,...
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Sneak-er-Peek at the bold graphics, intense colour palette and cartoon-like quality of these exceptionally rare sneakers inspired by Stewie Griffin, Le Bron James's favourite character from the animated TV show Family Guy. The shoe was never put into production and only just 24 pairs were made available to friends and family by invitation only. View them at The Rise of Sneaker Culture...
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SneakerPeek at the bold graphics intense colour palette and cartoonlike quality of
It was a full house last Friday with 92 students and 13 teachers taking part in the annual Year Six Art and Philosophy Day. Students from different schools formed teams and took turns talking philosophy in front of artworks dealing with landscape and place. After a look at The Rise of Sneaker Culture, each group answered a mystery philosophical question dealing with the exhibition. A Lively...
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It was a full house last Friday with 92 students and 13
Gold coin donation | Suitable for ages 6 and over

Our popular Paper Sneaker activity is back for the July school holidays. Join our Education Team in the Imagination Room and have a go in creating your very own sneaker.

Paper Sneaker is scheduled from 11 am to 4 pm on each of the following days.

3 July Monday
5 July Wednesday
6 July Thursday
7 July Friday
Gold coin donation | Suitable for ages 6 and over

Paper Sneaker School Holiday Fun

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Siobhan O'Reardon
Counting down the days until Co3 Australia make their way to the Gallery for their next showing. Be sure to visit and watch what these dancers can do.
Counting down the days until Co3 Australia make their way to the
Co3 Australia
Part of the Gallery’s current major Indigenous project Six Seasons, is the ambitious plan to digitise the entire Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection. Photographing works in the collection can be quite involved and require the coordinated assistance of multiple curators, registrars and conservation staff. The following time lapse video shows the behind the scenes activity of...
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Part of the Gallerys current major Indigenous project Six Seasons is the

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Design students from Curtin University were back at the Gallery to install their final sneaker designs for display in the Imagination Room. From temperature sensitive sneakers to customisable soles, the students did a fantastic job in presenting their designs to a captive audience, showcasing the innovative talent we have in Perth. Thank you to all the students for sharing your designs and to...
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“We live in a day and age where the art medium has grown and extended further than just the blank canvas, where any item can be seen as a work of art. Our approach to sneaker design is of a product/industrial design nature more than anything else - however, it can be argued that the end result can be something conceptual and artistic in its finished beauty.” - Srdjan Mitrovic

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We live in a day and age where the art medium has
Join our friends at Community Arts Network tomorrow afternoon to hear from presenters Sandy McKendrick, Audrey Satar and Mallika Macleod as they explore the interplay between artist’s vision and community’s voice, notions of leadership in collaborative practice and how this plays out in real life scenarios with creative community projects.
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Sneaker-er-Peek at Shantell Martin’s Adidas high-tops. Martin is famous for her autobiographical, free-associative line drawings, which she applies to everything from walls and cars to her own clothes and sneakers. Martin stripped this pair of leather Adidas high-tops of their identifying logos, transforming the shoes into a blank, white canvas for her black marker. View them at The Rise of...
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SneakererPeek at Shantell Martins Adidas hightops Martin is famous for her autob
Contemporary Australian Glass - The Tom Malone Prize 2003 - 2017 book was launched on Tuesday 13 June. Written by AGWA Curator Robert Cook, the book includes shortlisted works from the prize from the last 15 years together with a synopsis of the history of the prize, details of the winning works and interviews with the winners. Thank you to everyone who joined us on this special evening....
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Contemporary Australian Glass The Tom Malone Prize 2003 2017 book was launched
Artist, Roy Wiggan (1939-2015) is a Bardi man from the Kimberley, Western Australia who is best remembered for his creation of ilma - dance boards. Ilma refers to a public ceremony performed by the Bardi people and the associated totems, dances, songs and objects used. A range of Wiggan’s ilma is on display in Gifts to the Fallen exhibition until 9 July. Gifts to the Fallen is a pragmatic and...
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Artist Roy Wiggan 19392015 is a Bardi man from the Kimberley Western
Last days to register for ArtBubs and to experience what many are calling a "thought-provoking and unforgettable exhibition."
Last days to register for ArtBubs and to experience what many are

ArtBubs - Everyone has a History Part One - Plain Speak

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Contemporary Australian Glass - The Tom Malone Prize 2003 to 2017 was launched last night. Written by our Curator Robert Cook, the book includes shortlisted works for the Tom Malone Prize from 2003 to 2017, a synopsis of the history of the prize, details of the winning works and interviews with the winners of the Prize since 2003. Grab your copy today from our shop.

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Contemporary Australian Glass The Tom Malone Prize 2003 to 2017 was launched
Sneak-er-Peek at the Adidas x Run-DMC sneakers. In 1986, hip-hop group Run–DMC released the hit single “My Adidas,” an anthem commemorating the ubiquitous Adidas Superstar. The group’s members wore their Superstars without laces, a controversial choice as the fashion originated in prisons, where laces were removed as a safety precaution. That year, Run–DMC’s manager, invited Adidas executives...
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SneakerPeek at the Adidas x RunDMC sneakers In 1986 hiphop group RunDMC
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JC Paing
Our Director, Dr. Stefano Carboni will take part in a Q+A session at the opening night of CONTRA exhibition by local artist, Milk Green. To attend please follow the link below.
Our Director Dr Stefano Carboni will take part in a QA session

Contra by Miik Green - Official Opening

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Our next ArtBubs is coming up soon so don't forget to register your details to attend. Join other parents and their bubs for a great morning out at the Gallery. For this session, our Guru Guide will take you for a tour of the exhibition Everyone has a history Part One - Plain Speak followed by morning tea.
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The Tom Malone Prize ends this month and to mark the 15th Anniversary, this year’s shortlisted works feature alongside past Prize winners. Visit the Gallery and view the intricate glass work by some of Australia’s most inspiring, innovative and accomplished artists in this captivating medium before it closes 21 June.

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The Tom Malone Prize ends this month and to mark the 15th
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Garrick Ibbotson and Nick Suban from the Fremantle Dockers recently visited the Gallery to find out what all the fuss was about with The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition. Hear what they thought about the exhibition and which particular sneaker caught their eye on Docker TV. Good luck for this Saturday against your match with the Brisbane Lions!

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Garrick Ibbotson and Nick Suban from the Fremantle Dockers recently visited the

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In association with Artsource, we are inviting contemporary Indigenous artists to talk about their practice with a focus on collaboration at the upcoming Artsource Talks. Deborah Bonar and Sandra Hill will discuss their experience navigating business collaborations with artists and fabricators cross-culturally in the complicated environment of public art. This is a free event and all are...
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In association with Artsource we are inviting contemporary Indigenous artists to talk

Artsource Talks: NAIDOC - The business of collaborating across cultures

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