Past Exhibitions


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Great Collections of the World - Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice

9 October 2010 - 31 January 2011

As the first exhibition in a new series titled Great Collections of the World, the Art Gallery of Western Australia brings a world-class exhibition from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice exclusively to Perth. The works in the exhibition display Peggy Guggenheim’s strong affinity for two key movements of 20th Century modern art: Surrealism and Abstraction.

Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2010

31 July 2010 - 3 January 2011

A national art award founded in 2008 to celebrate the diversity and richness of Indigenous art from across the country. Indigenous artists were nominated by their peers for the prestigious award and finalists chosen by a selection panel. The awards acknowledge the significant contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists make to Australian art and culture.

Art in Bloom 2010

17 - 19 September 2010

Art in Bloom, organised by the Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Thousands of flowers and plants filled the Gallery as artists, designers, media personalities, students and others created floral responses to over 120 exhibited works of art, this year reflecting the works from the State Art Collection displays.

Patricia Piccinini: RELATIVITY

1 May - 22 August 2010

Acclaimed international artist, Patricia Piccinini, welcomes you to a world both strange and beautiful as she explores the unending connectivity of her relative creatures in RELATIVITY.

Year 12 Perspectives 2009

20 February - 31 May 2010
Extended to 28 June 2010

Year 12 Perspectives 2009 pays tribute to the commitment of Western Australia’s young artists through an exciting exhibition of dynamic, colourful and thought provoking artworks.

McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17

11 December 2009 - 29 March 2010

McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17 exhibition is a fresh look at Frederick McCubbin's late work. It concentrates on the last 11 years of his life when he produced his most vibrant works, ones which express his sense of delight in, and comfort within, the Australian landscape.


12 April 2009 - 15 November 2010

Home brings together images and objects that awaken ideas and feelings about our sense of place.


28 June 2008 - 29 January 2010

Story is centred on works of art that depict the human figure, and encourages exploration of the different ways artists use the human form within a narrative.







Last Reviewed 5 May 2011

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