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16 February 2018

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DLGSC Culture and the Arts Grants

Open now

Community Engagement U-15k
Creative Development U-15k
Aboriginal Arts U-15k
Commercial Development U-15k

Apply at least 25 business days before the planned project/activity start date.


Regional and Remote Touring Fund

Apply at least 60 business days before the planned project/activity start date.


Community Engagement 15k-plus

Applications close 22 March 2018


Raise the Roof

Applications close 19 April 2018

Opening soon

Creative Development 15k-plus
Applications open 6 March 2018

 

See the Key Dates Calendar for other important dates.

Visit the website for more information and to apply. 


WA in Words

Capturing the spirit of Western Australia in words

WA in Words

The Western Australian Museum is calling for members of the public to share their thoughts about the literary works they think best reflect the spirit and place of Western Australia, for the WA in Words project.

Submissions will be incorporated into a beautiful paper installation at the Perth Writers Festival, and used to inform the content for the New Museum for WA, which will open to the public in 2020. Entries close Wednesday 28 February 2018. Click here for more information on WA in Words


His Majesty's Theatre gets a seating upgrade

Australia's only remaining working Edwardian theatre

His Majesty's Theatre. Image: Christophe Canato. Courtesy of Perth Theatre Trust.
Image: Christophe Canato. Courtesy of Perth Theatre Trust.

His Majesty's Theatre has received a much-needed update and refresh of its auditorium, with the replacement of the carpets and the 20-year old seats, and a new colour scheme on the walls.

Following a shut-down period in December and January, the auditorium was reopened to the public in time for the Perth Festival which opened last week. Take a look into the newly-renovated His Majesty's Theatre


Australian Government International Relations Grants Program

Applications open now

Image: HOME - Gwangju, by Craig Walsh and Hiromi Tango, exhibited at the Gwangi Biennale in Korea, November 2012 (Supported by the Australia-Korea Foundation). Photographer: Craig Walsh
Image: HOME - Gwangju, by Craig Walsh and Hiromi Tango, exhibited at the Gwangi Biennale in Korea, November 2012 (Supported by the Australia-Korea Foundation). Photographer: Craig Walsh

Are you involved in a project that will deepen Western Australia’s people-to-people links with countries such as Indonesia, Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam and India? 

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is inviting applications for the International Relations Grants Program. The program supports professional, community and institutional linkages between Australia and other countries in the general fields of business, education, innovation, science, technology, the arts, media and sport. 

Applications close between 21 March and 4 April 2018. Click here for more information on the DFAT grants

Remembering the anniversary of Australia’s historic apology to the Stolen Generations

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt attended a community event on 13 February 2018 at the Perth Cultural Centre to mark the 10th anniversary of the Australian Government's National Apology to the Stolen Generations.

Click here to read the media statement on the National Apology anniversary event 
Events

The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence

Only showing at the Art Gallery of WA

Image credit - Sandro Botticelli and workshop Madonna and Child with Six Angels c1500. Tempera and oil on board, 143 cm (diameter). Galleria Corsini, Florence.

Image credit - Sandro Botticelli and workshop Madonna and Child with Six Angels c1500. Tempera and oil on board, 143 cm (diameter). Galleria Corsini, Florence.

Introducing the private art collection of one of Florence’s most eminent families, the Corsini family. Featuring Renaissance and Baroque paintings by Italian artists such as Botticelli, Tintoretto, Caravaggio and Pontormo – these extraordinary works of art have been preserved over centuries, surviving the devastation of World War II and the great flood of Florence.

This personal collection includes portraits, landscapes, mythological and religious paintings, plus fascinating decorative objects and furniture from the Palazzo Corsini. Leaving the city it’s called home for 600 years, this is the first time this collection has toured outside Italy and will be the only showing in Australia. 

Click here for more information on A Window on Italy - The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence

A Florentine Festival Day (opening) - 10am-5pm, 24 February
Exhibition continues until 18 June 2018


Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre


The Lost Child and Extended Landfall

Exhibitions open now

Image: Connie Petrillo, Alice Liddel Beggar Girl

The Perth Centre for Photography presents two solo exhibitions by local WA artists to kick off the year.

The Lost Child
Connie Petrillo's The Lost Child challenges the audience to examine how they view children in art.

Extended Landfall
Cynthia Verspaget explores Extended Landfall - the instinctive ‘knowing’ of oncoming land through sensory anomalies such as the smell of grass, the presence of particular animals, sea swells and so on, gathered well before any land is seen. 

Read more about PCP's new exhibitions

Image: Connie Petrillo, Alice Liddel Beggar Girl

16 February - 15 March 2018

Perth Centre for Photography
7/436 Hay Street, Subiaco


Pujiman exhibition in the Pilbara

Opening tonight

Image: Mulyatingki Marney and May Wokka Chapman 2017 Wilarra 125 x 300cm Acrylic on Linen. Courtesy of FORM.
Image: Mulyatingki Marney and May Wokka Chapman 2017 Wilarra 125 x 300cm Acrylic on Linen. Courtesy of FORM.

A new exhibition uniting artists from two Pilbara Aboriginal art centres celebrates the sharing of knowledge between senior pujiman artists and younger practitioners.

Pujiman,
which means bush or desert born and dwelling, is the creative culmination of a two year collaboration between Spinifex Hill Artists and Martumili Artists and includes work from more than 20 artists from both art centres in the mediums of animation, filmmaking, photography, drawing and acrylic painting. Click here for more information on the Pujiman exhibition

Opening night - 6-8pm, Friday 16 February
Exhibition continues until 28 April 2018

Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland


Museum of Water

Last chance this weekend

Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different museum showcasing our connection to the world’s most essential life source in Australia’s driest State.

Wander through a sensory WA landscape with more than 500 bottles and follow a stream of words as the museum’s custodians share the many personal, moving tales behind each one. 
Click here for more information on the Museum of Water

On now until 23 March 2018

Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle


Siren Song

Last chance this weekend

Siren Song. Image: Robert Frith.

At dawn and dusk, the female voices of Siren Song descend from the sky signalling the arrival and departure of the light each day. Siren Song is broadcast from loudspeakers atop city buildings for the people of Perth to share. Click here for more information on Siren Song

Image: Robert Frith

6:00-6:15am & 7:05pm-7:20pm daily, until 18 February 2018

Along St George's Terrace, Perth


Perth Festival Writers Week

Starting soon

Perth Festival Writers Week

There are extraordinary experiences to share when Perth Festival's Writers Week returns, with more than 100 international, national and local writers in a new hub and new venues across town. Click here for the full Writers Week program

19 - 25 February 2018

Various venues around Perth


Zone of Nowhere

Opening tonight

Zone of Nowhere. Image: Kimsooja, Bottari Truck – Migrateur, 2007. Single Channel Video Projection, silent, 10:00, loop, performed in Paris. Commissioned by Musée D’Art Contemporain du Val-De-Marne (MAC/VAL). Still Photo by Thierry Depagne. Courtesy of Kimsooja Studio.

Internationally acclaimed, South Korean-born multidisciplinary artist Kimsooja presents a huge solo exhibition at PICA including a new large-scale installation and provocative public art project on the streets of Perth. Click here for more information on Zone of Nowhere

 
Image: Kimsooja, Bottari Truck – Migrateur, 2007. Single Channel Video Projection, silent, 10:00, loop, performed in Paris. Commissioned by Musée D’Art Contemporain du Val-De-Marne (MAC/VAL). Still Photo by Thierry Depagne. Courtesy of Kimsooja Studio.

Opening - 6:30-8:30pm 16 February
Exhibition continues until 25 April 2018


PICA Galleries, Perth Cultural Centre


South West Art Now

Opening soon

South West Art Now

South West Art Now presents new works by 60 artists who live and work in the region and showcases a survey of the many artistic voices who are creating the culture which defines this particular geographic area. Click here to visit the Bunbury Regional Art Galleries website

Opening - 6pm Saturday 24 February
Exhibition continues until 13 May 2018


Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury

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traditional custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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