Art Gallery of WA
The Art Gallery of Western Australia's collection of Aboriginal art is one of the finest in Australia. Visitors can also enjoy superb Australian and international paintings, sculpture, prints, craft and decorative arts. Complementing the Gallery collections are exhibitions from interstate and overseas. The WA Art Gallery is located at the:
Perth Cultural Centre
James Street, Northbridge
Phone (08) 9492 6600
Art Gallery Website
FORM Contemporary Craft & Design is located in the King Street Arts Centre. The ongoing gallery program offers a dynamic range of local, national and international, contemporary craft exhibitions. The FORM shop showcases outstanding West Australian craft including handmade textiles, ceramics, jewellery, woodcraft, design and glass art. FORM Contemporary Craft & Design is located at the:
357 Murray St,
Phone 9226 2799
The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)
The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, (PICA), is an exciting visual, performing, and media arts centre, where visitors can experience the work of local, Australian and international contemporary artists and companies. The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts is located at:
53 James St
(Perth Cultural Centre) Northbridge
Phone 9227 6144
Central TAFE Art Gallery
Housed within the Central TAFE Art Design and media Campus, the gallery presents a changing program of visual arts spanning local, national and international, in a purpose built contemporary space. Admission is free.
12 Aberdeen St Northbridge
right opposite Blue Cat Bus Stop 6
Phone 9428 1318
The City of Perth has over 200 historical and modern public artworks scattered across the city, dating as far back as 1863 when the first sculpture was made in Western Australia. They will challenge your perceptions and enrich your understanding of life in Perth through the ages.
Fire, Water and Earth: The meteorite
The meteorite is a water art-piece created by the City of Perth and located at the southern end of Forrest Place. Made of orbicular granite from Mt Magnet, WA, the artwork symbolises a meteorite impact, a common phenomenon in WA.
A mist of atomised water shrouds the sphere during the hotter months and cools the surrounding air. Submerged fibre optic lights illuminate the water and mist and create an eerie quality after dark.
Surrounding the sphere and its base is a swirling pattern of WA stone, incorporating images of lizards on black polished granite and pink stone.
The sphere can easily be stopped and turned by a child. Children (and adults) can dabble in the water, run through the mist or simply sit and watch the fascinating detail of the orbicular granite or the play of light on water or water on rock. The feature is wheelchair accessible.
Concept: City of Perth; fountain design: Rediflow Pty; paved setting: Malcolm McGregor.
Aboriginal Art Gallery and Emporium
32 King St, Perth
Goddard de Fiddes Contemporary Art
31 Malcolm St. West Perth
The Photography Gallery of WA
Ground floor, Arts House
51 James St, Perth
Jack Sue Gallery
486 Murray St, Perth
312 William St, Northbridge
37 King St, Perth