School Holiday Activities

Summer 2015

new passports, new photography

10am-3pm, 12 to 23 January 2015 (excluding Tuesdays and weekends).

Gold coin donation. No booking required. Suitable for ages 6+.

new passports, new photography is a celebration of the Gallery’s recent acquisitions of contemporary photography around the theme of portraiture. It brings together over one hundred works – the majority of which will be on display for the first time – from some of today’s best local, national and international photographers.

Visitors to the Gallery will have the opportunity to create their own mask inspired by one of the works in the exhibition, Max Pam’s Portrait of Janno as a Black and Gold cornflakes product 2007, by designing their own or drawing their favorite cereal box.


Max Pam
Portrait of Janno as a Black and Gold cornflakes product 2007

Portrait of Janno as a Black and Gold cornflakes product - reverse 2007
archival inkjet print
110 x 100.2 cm
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Gift of the Artist, 2009


Interactive Drawing Space

The State Art Collection display Your Collection 1920 – 1960 features a drawing table for both children and adults. Participants can draw a colourful still life using the objects in the exhibition as inspiration. You can then take your work home or display it within the space for everyone to admire.


City Playground Pass

Enjoy family fun with the City Playground Guide this school holidays! Pick up a FREE City Playground Pass from AGWA for your ticket to school holiday adventures in the City. See inside for details and don’t forget to keep this guide to help you explore everything on offer.

City Playground Pass

A helpful reminder, works of art are like Emus, they don’t like to be touched, and children under ten must be accompanied by an adult at all times when visiting the Gallery. We look forward to your visit!


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