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16 Oct 2017
A world-first exhibition about the life, work and extraordinary talent of Perth-born actor turned international movie star Heath Ledger opens at the Art Gallery of Western Australia this weekend.
03 Oct 2017
Well-known Kimberley identity and pioneering tourism operator Sam Lovell AM is to donate his personal archive of photos and memorabilia to the State Library of Western Australia.
21 Sep 2017
The courage of the Roman navy as it tried to save lives in the wake of the devastating Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD is at the centre of a new exhibition opening at the Western Australian Maritime Museum on Friday, September 22.
21 Sep 2017
Western Australians can get up close and personal with some of the giants of the Cretaceous period these school holidays.
21 Sep 2017
Collie Art Gallery has launched Australia's richest country art prize in a bold move to make the coal mining town a regional centre for the arts.
21 Sep 2017
Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman has announced that the Goldfields Arts Centre will continue to operate thanks to a new deal being negotiated between the McGowan Government and the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
11 Sep 2017
The McGowan Labor Government will further invest in the cultural industries in WA, providing $7.5 million towards the Art Gallery of Western Australia's rooftop activation project. An additional $2.5 million will go towards the acquisition of contemporary Western Australian, Australian and international art through the TomorrowFund.
07 Sep 2017
Western Australia's popular and evidence-based early literacy program, Better Beginnings, has been awarded a prestigious 'Best Practice Honoree' in the 2017 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.
07 Sep 2017
In February 2018, the Art Gallery of Western Australia will become home to works from the private art collection of eminent Italian family, the Corsinis.
29 Aug 2017
Western Australians are invited to volunteer as dinosaur 'keepers' for the blockbuster 'Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous' exhibition which opens in Perth next month.