Update from AGWA regarding COVID-19
The Gallery is closed in the interests of public safety in response to COVID-19.
If you've purchased a ticket to a workshop or program, have a group booking or event, our team will be in touch with you shortly.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery when we can. For now, we will continue to share as much of our Collection and exhibitions online with #agwayourway.
Please continue to visit our website and follow our social media for updates.
From the team at AGWA, we thank you for your understanding during this time.


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AGWA Collection 

The State Art Collection is Western Australia’s greatest visual art asset. Since the first work of art was purchased in 1895, the AGWA Collection has grown into the finest public art collection in Western Australia. Visit the Collection page to explore more. 

Highlights from the Collection

From the Blog

Human Figure, Myths and Politics – Curator Insights with Dunja Rmandić

Christian Thompson Down Under World (from the We bury our own series) 2012
AGWA Contemporary collection reveals the wide span of contemporary art practice with its diverse range of media, themes and identities.

A recent collection display curated by AGWA Associate Curator of 21st Century Arts Dunja Rmandić gives particular emphasis to the human figure as a conduit of symbols, hero status, myths, cult

Rewinding the Panorama – Interview with Artist Sohan Ariel Hayes

Perth Media Artist Sohan Ariel Hayes with his work Panoramic View of Albany (Kinjarling), The Place of Rain (2019)
A discussion with Sohan Ariel Hayes about his reinterpretation of Robert Dale's etching

This reinterpretation of a perhaps notorious work in the exhibition – the etching is notable not just for its panoramic format but also the gruesome fact that it was first exhibited in London along

The Botanical in Peril – Young Voices on Climate Change

ow Do We Save the World? Climate Change Panel Discussion at AGWA
AGWA was the setting for an inspiring and thought-provoking panel discussion on climate change.

Featuring young climate activists ranging in age from 16 to 23, these young voices brought clarity and urgency to the immense challenges facing our planet today.