ART GALLERY OF WESTERN
Art Gallery of Western Australia
The Art Gallery of Western Australia is located in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre and showcases an extensive array of art. Examples of some of the types of works exhibited at the gallery include West Australian art, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and international art from all corners of the globe. Housing over 15,000 works in a historically significant site, our State Art Collection encompasses works from a broad array of media, which range from paintings and sculptures to ceramics and textiles. [Click for full map view]
The Gallery also has a number of interesting programs which have been designed to inform and educate visitors. These programs include free guided tours, which are taken daily, and are definitely a must for guests. The Gallery also has educational programs on offer, which are aimed at both primary and secondary students. They allow not only for a theoretical experience, but an interactive one too, generating enthusiasm and creativity amongst students.
The Art Gallery of Western Australia also provides a venue for many diverse, special events in Perth. Whether these events are corporate or private, the Gallery offers a number of spectacular function spaces, which are surrounded by rare and beautiful works of art. These function spaces include the Centenary Galleries, which, built in 1905, are in the oldest part of the gallery.
Your visit to the Gallery would not be the complete without visiting the Gallery Shop. The shop allows visitors to learn more about art and literature and includes a wide variety of exquisite products. Stocking not only texts related to art, products available also include jewellery, unique home wares, and fashion labels, making the Gallery shop an ideal place to purchase gifts. Also, a relaxing coffee in the Art Gallery Café should not be missed.
The Gallery certainly has something for everyone!