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Bling Day

10am-5pm, Saturday 13 October | FREE


It all begins on Bling Day, with a jewel box of music, talks, guided tours, workshops, a jewellery history clinic, dance and much more. Get the chance to showcase your own favourite pieces in Bring your Bling, with AGWA’s “Jewel Thief in Residence", Shane Pavlinovich, as Master of Ceremonies.

Program

Time

event

8-10AM

ABC Perth Radio

Join Jamie Burnett and Charlotte Hamlyn for a live outside broadcast of Saturday Breakfast.

Guests include hip hop performers, Trevor Hancock of Trinity Antiques, Shane Pavlinovich, Monal of Khazana Indian Fashions, Chido Mombeshora hip hop exponent.

9.30-10AM

Hip Hop Activity

Chido Mombeshora and the Dance Workshop.

10am-5pm

Beyond Bling & Collector Focus

View collections from Shane Pavlinovich, King of Bling and Trevor Hancock Goldfinger.

Also visit the Imagination Room to view designs by Curtin University Jewellery Design students.

10AM-12PM

In Conversation

Join Curtin University Jewellery Design students in conversation about their designs on display at AGWA.

10.30-11.30AM

Artist Interviews

AGWA Curator Robert Cook interviews local jewellers featured in the

Beyond Bling exhibition.

Guests include Philip Noakes, Dorothy Erickson, Alister Yiap and Brenda Ridgewell.

11.30AM, 1.30PM & 3.30PM

Guided Tours

Join a Volunteer Gallery Guide for an insight into the jewellery collection.

11.30AM-12PM

Hip Hop & DJ

Chido Mombeshora and the Dance Workshop.

12-12.30PM

Collector Focus Talk

Join Shane Pavlinovich, King of Bling, as he discusses his jewellery pieces on display.

12-4pm

Jewellery Family Workshops
Join artist Paula Hart for a workshop upcycling plastics to jewellery.

12-3pm

Born to Sparkle

Come and get a glitter tattoo or sparkly skin bling and then capture your look in the Bling Photo Booth.

12.30-1pm

Aerialist Performance
Experience a tribute to Bling performance above the concourse.

1-2pm

Bring your Bling
Shane Pavlinovich - MC

Guests include Khazana Fashions to open, Trevor Hancock, Georg Jensen, Jewellers and Metalworkers.

Bring your Bling and tell us why it’s special.

2-2.30pm

Aerialist Performance
Experience a tribute to Bling performance above the concourse.

2-4.30pm

Bring your Bling Clinic

Join Trevor Hancock from Trinity Antiques for advice and jewellery identification.

2.30-3pm

Live Music
Performance by Monique in celebration of all things Bling.

2.30-3pm

Curator Tour

Join AGWA Curators Robert Cook and Melissa Harpley for an insight into the historical and contemporary pieces in the collection.

3.30-4pm

Music: Harp & Beats
Harp & Beats with Melissa Smith.

Please note: activities, times and venues subject to change.

Dress: Come in your finest bling

Helpful hints:
• The Gallery will be open from 10am-5pm
Beyond Bling will be open from 10am with last entry at 4.45pm
• Admission to the Gallery is free however, donations are always welcomed
• Leave your large bags and coats at the cloakroom
• No food or drink is allowed in the exhibition galleries
• Photography with handheld devices for personal use is welcome (no tripods, selfie sticks or flashes)
• Take a train or bus to the Gallery, click here for more information


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