Ever Present Family Day

Ever Present Family Day

Join us on Saturday 26 February at The Art Gallery of Western Australia in celebration of Arts, Culture and Community.

Enjoy all-ages workshops, talks, food, dance, and music as AGWA welcomes community to share stories, yarn, listen and connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.

In partnership with Perth Festival and Propel Youth Arts

 

Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia
9 December—18 April 2022

ONLY AUSTRALIAN SHOWING

Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia surveys historical and contemporary works by over 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across Australia. Drawn from the collections of the National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Arts, the powerful works in this touring exhibition reveal the contemporary views and lived experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, bridging time and place, and connecting through the perspectives of identity, resilience and cultural legacy.

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COVID-19 Safety Policies

The safety of our patrons and staff is our main priority at AGWA. We has a comprehensive COVID-19 Safety Plan in place which follows the WA State Government Guidelines.

• All visitors to AGWA aged 16 years and over will be required to present proof of vaccination (or an approved form of medical exemption) upon entry to the venue.
• All visitors must check in via ServiceWA, SafeWA, or manual sign-in upon arrival.
• Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times in AGWA’s galleries and public spaces as per the current State Government mandate.
• We encourage 1.5m physical distancing and good hygiene. Hand sanitising stations are located throughout our venue for your use.

Schedule of activities

10am-2pm
Gather Foods Coffee Cart | AGWA Rooftop

10am
Boorloo - Welcome to Country with Olman Walley | AGWA Concourse

10am-5pm
Sharyn Egan - Boorongur | Artist Activation

10.15am
Boorloo - Little Doorum Dancers | AGWA Concourse

10.30am
Boorloo - Storytelling with Olman Walley | Ever Present 

10.30am
Community Canvas - Julianne Wade | AGWA Terrace

10.30am
Family Guided Tour - AGWA Guides | Ever Present

10.30am
Youth Music Program - Boss Dance Crew | Roaming performance

11am
Boorloo - Native Toy Making with Geri Hayden | AGWA Terrace

11.15am
Youth Music Program - Onyx and Conway Chunnery | Roaming performance

11.30am
Family Guided Tour - AGWA Guides | Ever Present

12pm
Food Samples and Tastings - Bush Food Kitchen | AGWA Rooftop

12pm
Youth Music Program - Indigo Ellis | Roaming performance

12.30pm
Boorloo - Storytelling with Olman Walley | Ever Present

1.15pm
Youth Music Program - Julia Wallace | Roaming performance

1.30pm
Family Guided Tour - AGWA Guides | Ever Present

2pm
Bush Food and Medicine Workshop with Dale Tilbrook | AGWA Terrace

2pm
Youth Music Program - George Burton | Roaming performance

2.30pm
Family Guided Tour - AGWA Guides | Ever Present

2.45pm
Youth Music Program - Joan and the Giants | Roaming performance

3pm
First Nations DJ Workshop Showcase with Sepsi M and Kev Wilson | AGWA Rooftop

3.30pm
Bush Food and Medicine Workshop with Dale Tillbrook | AGWA Terrace

5pm
Community Canvas with Julianne Wade | AGWA Rooftop

Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia is a National Gallery Touring Exhibition in partnership with Wesfarmers Arts
and supported by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts.

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AGWA is closed until 16 October for a final stage of redevelopment works. Details