WA

WA art galleries and their APRIL 2024 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.


Fremantle

Artitja Fine Art Gallery
🖈Map
South Fremantle, 6162.
0418-900-954.
info@artitja.com.au
www.artitja.com.au
By appt.
Since 2004. Working with remote community Aboriginal art centres.

Fremantle Arts Centre
🖈Map
1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle 6160.
(08) 9432-9555.
fac@fremantle.wa.gov.au
www.fac.org.au
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 28 Polarity: Fire & Ice – Tim Georgeson, Maureen Gruben, Dr Cass Lynch, Mei Swan Lim, Adam Sébire, and Indigenous Desert Alliance. This exhibition is an exercise in contemporary truth telling. Through the immersive film and photographic works of artists living in Australia, Canada and the Arctic, the exhibition considers the climate catastrophe – from the melting ice caps of the Arctic to devastating summer fires that have become commonplace in Australia.

Tim Georgeson, Pyrogenesis, 2020, still from filmic work. Courtesy the artist and Fremantle Arts Centre

Adam Sébire, anthropoScene II: Tideline, 2018, HD video still. Courtesy the artist and Fremantle Arts Centre

Japingka Aboriginal Art Gallery
47 High Street, Fremantle 6160.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

Moores Building Art Space
🖈Map
46 Henry Street, Fremantle 6160.
www.fac.org.au/explore/moores-building-art-space
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 3.00.
Managed and curated by Fremantle Arts Centre MBAS seeks to promote a wide range of emerging and established contemporary artists by actively fostering the development of an experimental and highly innovative exhibition program.

PS Art Space
22–26 Pakenham Street, Fremantle 6160.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00.


Perth City

Art Gallery of Western Australia
🖈Map
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street Mall, Perth 6000.
(08) 9492-6600.
admin@artgallery.wa.gov.au
www.artgallery.wa.gov.au
Wed–Mon 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Tues.
To April 21 Death Metal Summer – shot entirely with film and employing a candid street-style manner, this collaborative exhibition by American photographers Deanna Templeton and Ed Templeton, is an incredibly energetic overview of their overlapping individual practices featuring over 140 works produced between 1995 and 2019. Free entry.
To May 19 Yhonnie Scarce: The Light of Day – internationally recognised Kokatha and Nukunu artist Yhonnie Scarce brings her luminous and powerful works to AGWA in the largest-ever ensemble of her collected glass and mixed-media works seen in Australia. One of the country’s leading contemporary artists, Scarce is known for her large-scale, unforgettable glass installations that reveal hidden stories of Australia’s foray into nuclear testing, and the impacts of colonisation on First Nations people, illuminating the artist’s desire to bring the darkest shadows of Australia’s past into the direct light of day. Free entry.

Yhonnie Scarce, Fallout Babies, 2016, blown glass, found hospital cribs, dimensions variable. Collection and © the artist. Photograph: Janelle Low. Courtesy the artist, THIS IS NO FANTASY, Melbourne and Art Gallery of Western Australia

To June 30 Dorothy Erickson: Più di Cinquanta – this exhibition celebrates over 50 years of designing and making jewellery by Western Australian-born Dorothy Erickson. Più di Cinquanta features State Art Collection works alongside a rich array of loans, including special pieces from Erickson’s personal collection. Free entry.
On now, FORECAST – an all-ages interactive exhibition by Dianne Jones, Eva Fernandez and Jo Pollitt, in collaboration with AGWA, inviting audiences to engage in artist-led meditative practices that deepen connection with changing environments, supporting feeling, response, and action in living with increasingly unstable futures. On now Balancing Act. Our story is not one story but many stories to share. Balancing Act invites you to be surprised, delighted and challenged by the stories told through the eyes of First Nations artists and their works of art in this State Art Collection showcase. Free entry.
From April 6 The West Australian Pulse – WA’s talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase, gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in. It is an inspiring, rewarding and insightful look at the world through the minds of our most talented young artists. Free entry.
From April 20 Look, look. Anna Park – rising star of contemporary art comes to AGWA in an Australian-first exhibition. Look, look. Anna Park debuts with more than 15 never-before-seen charcoal and ink works on paper that feverishly capture the spirit of contemporary life, created specifically for AGWA. Drawing inspiration from popular culture, shared human experiences and interpersonal exchanges, Park’s works address the cultural construction and perception of identity, sexuality, and power within our hyper-mediated society. Free entry.

Artbank Perth
🖈Map
Mezzanine Level at Hyatt Regency Perth, Level 1, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 6000.
www.artbank.gov.au
For over 40 years, Artbank has supported Australia’s contemporary art sector with two core objectives: provide direct support to Australian contemporary artists through the acquisition of their work, and to promote the value of Australian contemporary art to the broader public.

Cool Change
🖈Map
Level 2, Kings Complex, 533 Hay Street, Boorloo/Perth 6000.
hello@coolchange.net.au
www.coolchange.net.au
Facebook + Instagram: @coolchangecontemporary
Thurs–Sat 11.00 to 4.00 during exhibition periods, or by appt.
An artist-run initiative for exhibitions, residencies, performances, screenings, workshops, and events.

Perth Centre for Photography
Ground Floor, King Street Art Centre, 357 Murray Street, Perth 6000.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 4.00, during exhibitions. Closed public hols.

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)
🖈Map
Perth Cultural Centre, 51 James Street, Perth 6000.
(08) 9228-6300.
info@pica.org.au
www.pica.org.au
Free entry.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Mon.
Visit website for full exhibition program.


Subiaco, West Perth, Crawley

Gallery 360
🖈Map
176 Railway Parade, West Leederville 6007.
(08) 9381-6577.
info@gallery360.com.au
www.gallery360.com.au
www.facebook.com/gallery360aus
Instagram: @gallery.360
Mon–Fri 8.30 to 5.30, Thurs 8.30 to 6.30, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
🖈Map
UWA, 35 Stirling Highway (cnr Fairway), Crawley 6009.
(08) 6488-3707.
lwag@uwa.edu.au
uwa.edu.au/lwag
Tues–Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To April 27 Jintulu: People of the Sun – this exhibition juxtaposes new works by Walmajarri artist Murungkurr Terry Murray, Martu artist Curtis Taylor and Persian South African artist Natalie Scholtz with iconic works from The University of Western Australia’s collections, including works by Valerie Takao Binder, Sidney Nolan and Alison Alder. Presented by the Berndt Museum and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery as part of the Perth Festival Visual Arts Program, supported by Wesfarmers Arts.

Alison Alder, Intervention I–IX (detail, Intervention III and Intervention IV: It’s a lottery where you live), 2008, screenprint on Stonehenge paper, each 111 × 87cm. Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia. © the artist. Photograph: David Paterson. Courtesy the artist and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Natalie Scholtz and Curtis Taylor, MUTHA CUNTRY, 2023, mixed medium on linen, 218 × 215cm. Photograph: Churchill Imaging. Courtesy the artists and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Linton & Kay Galleries Subiaco
🖈Map
299 Railway Road (cnr Nicholson Road), Subiaco 6008.
(08) 9388-3300.
subiaco@lintonandkay.com.au
www.lintonandkay.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.

Linton & Kay Galleries West Perth
Gallery, Stockroom and Framing
🖈Map
11 Old Aberdeen Place, West Perth 6005.
(08) 9388-3300.
perth@lintonandkay.com.au
www.lintonandkay.com.au
Mon–Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To April 28 The 2023 Tom Malone Glass Art Prize.


Greater Perth

Goolugatup Heathcote Gallery
🖈Map
Swan House, Goolugatup Heathcote, 58 Duncraig Road, Applecross 6153.
(08) 9364-5666.
heathcote@melville.wa.gov.au
goolugatup-heathcote.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols.
To April 7 thoughts are metallic they melt in salt water by Tom Blake, and The Longest Echo by Mayma Awaida and Emilie Monty.
April 20 to June 2 Foresight & Fiction by Hannan Jones, and A love letter to the Nightingale by Elham Eshraghian-Haakansson.

John Curtin Gallery
🖈Map
Building 200A, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley 6102.
(08) 9266-4155.
gallery@curtin.edu.au
jcg.curtin.edu.au
Mon–Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00 during exhibitions. Closed Sat and public hols.
To April 14 Kinara pulka irnyani palyanu. Tjintungku kampara utinu. (The big moon shone brightly and made. The sun burnt through and brought it out) by Robert Fielding.
Also, The Horn of the Moon, 13 Goddesses and their Consorts by Susan Flavell.

Robert Fielding, Manta Miil-miilpa (sacred earth), 2021, UV print on cotton rag paper with aerosol paint alteration, 76 × 111cm. Courtesy the artist, Mimili Maku Arts, South Australia and John Curtin Gallery

Susan Flavell, The Horn of the Moon (Kali Goddess) (detail), 2017, installation view, recycled, found, gifted and made objects. Photograph: Tarryn Gill. Courtesy the artist and John Curtin Gallery

Midland Junction Arts Centre
🖈Map
276 Great Eastern Highway, Midland 6056.
(08) 9250-8062.
info@midlandjunctionartscentre.com.au
www.midlandjunctionartscentre.com.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 11.00 to 3.00 during exhibitions.
Closed Mon and public hols.
To May 5 Re.Collection – Samara King, Dianne Jones, Jarnda Councillor-Barns, and Katie West present contemporary photographs, installations, and paintings in a celebration of the endurance of Aboriginal art and culture. Curated by Samara King.

Mundaring Arts Centre
🖈Map
7190 Great Eastern Highway (cnr Nichol Street), Mundaring 6073.
(08) 9295-3991.
info@mundaringartscentre.com.au
www.mundaringartscentre.com.au
Tues–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat–Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
Closed Mon and public hols.
To April 21 Drawn | Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition – George Haynes, Merrick Belyea, Nic Compton, and Ric Spencer.
Also, Tree of Life by Una Bell.

Wanneroo Gallery
🖈Map
Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo 6065.
wanneroo.wa.gov.au/wanneroogallery
Free entry.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
To May 4 Andy Warhol ICONS Exhibition.

Zig Zag Gallery
🖈Map
50 Railway Road, Kalamunda 6076.
(08) 9257-9998.
zzgallery@kalamunda.wa.gov.au
kalamunda.wa.gov.au/gallery
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Good Friday.


Regional

Blackwood River Arts Trail
www.blackwoodriverartstrail.com
To April 7, visit artist studios, sculpture gardens, galleries and businesses along this scenic arts trail in the Blackwood Valley region of Western Australia.

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
🖈Map
64 Wittenoom Street, Bunbury 6230.
(08) 9792-7323.
artgallery@bunbury.wa.gov.au
brag.org.au
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 4.00, Mon–Tues by appt.
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
To July 21 South West Art Now 2024 (SWAN) | A New Constellation.

Collie Art Gallery
🖈Map
134 Throssell Street, Collie 6225.
(08) 9734-2921.
admin@collieartgallery.org.au
www.collieartgallery.org.au
Thurs–Mon 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
To April 7 Dreamscapes Down Under by Lorraine Defleur.
April 14 to May 19 The Lester Prize 2023.

Courthouse Gallery+Studio
🖈Map
16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland 6721.
(08) 9141-0041.
hello@thejunctionco.com.au
thejunctionco.com.au/gallery-studio
Instagram: @courthousegallery_studio
Tues–Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sat 9.00 to 3.00. Closed Sun–Mon.

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery
🖈Map
24 Chapman Road, Geraldton 6530.
(08) 9956-6750.
artgallery@cgg.wa.gov.au
artgallery.cgg.wa.gov.au
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 9.30 to 1.30.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday.
To April 14 Some Like It Hot by Therese Ritchie and Franck Gohier, and Women Artists of the Collection.
Also, DANCER – a National Portrait Gallery touring exhibition.

Linton & Kay Galleries Cherubino Wines
🖈Map
3642 Caves Road, Wilyabrup 6280.
(08) 9388-3300.
info@lintonandkay.com.au
www.lintonandkay.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

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