Six Seasons

Six Seasons

Named after the Noongar six seasons: Birak, Bunuru, Djeran, Makuru, Djilba and Kambarang. The Whadjuk Noongar people are the traditional custodians of the land on which the Gallery stands. 

The Six Seasons gallery (named after the Noongar six seasons) is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection. 

The current display is dedicated to Kimberley works from the State Art Collection, and was a part of the Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley exhibition. This display ends December 2019.

From January 2020 Outside: Matters of the heart in Indigenous art opens.This exhibition includes art that deals with the beauty and importance of the land and environment to Aboriginal people, and touches on some of the practices and rituals that connect people to 'Country' – a word Aboriginal people use to describe the lands and places in Australia to which they have traditional ties.

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