Pulsefest 2024 | Opening Weekend

Pulsefest 2024 | Opening Weekend

Pulsefest 2024 – A three-day weekend celebrating youth creativity across all art forms.

Art, fashion and music are all given a platform during a weekend that showcases the best of youth arts in Western Australia. 

In a first for WA, AGWA has collaborated with TAFEs and university fashion students to deliver the very best in emerging fashion design. Pulse fashion will shine a spotlight on the emerging artists and designers who are the beating heart of The West Australian Pulse.

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Friday 5, Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 April 2024




Friday 5 April


Be one of the first to visit The West Australian Pulse exhibition when it opens to the public. WA’s talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase. Join us on the AGWA Rooftop and then enter the exhibition from 7.30 pm to see the incredible works of the 2024 visual arts finalists.

Saturday 6 April


Enjoy meeting a selection of our visual arts Pulse finalists. Our audience is invited to ask questions about how the students created their works and, now that Year 12 is over, what their future looks like.

From 2-4 pm in Gallery 7


WA’s hottest fashion students will collaborate to deliver the very best that emerging fashion can offer. These catwalk events feature a combination of fashion and design talent from ECU and Curtin universities, North Metro TAFE, and South Metro TAFE. It is a rare occasion that these tertiary providers join forces. In this one spectacular evening, young creatives will work alongside industry mentors to create two unforgettable runway shows.


The Rooftop goes live as we spotlight WA grassroots music. Great emerging WA fashion is met with talented next-gen musicians.

5-6 pm: Doors open | DJ Connor Gibbons
6.15 pm: Pulse Fashion Show
7.15 pm: AGWA Design Store X Second Life Markets Fashion Show
8-9.30 pm: After party | Performance by Adrian Dzvuke & Conor Lawson

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Sunday 7 April


As part of the AGWA Design Store’s commitment to supporting emerging designers, we partner with Second Life Markets to bring aspiring designers to showcase their wares. Working alongside the founders of Second Life Markets, AGWA Design Store curators Leith Groves and Rob Marshall are coaching Fashion and Textile Design students about marketing second hand fashion, upcycling design, sourcing materials, and branding. The class will host their stall at the Second Life Markets on the AGWA Rooftop.

On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details