Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Events

06/11/2021 - 30/11/2022 The View From Here

On Saturday, 6 November 2021, The Art Gallery of WA (AGWA) will host a major relaunching moment which will reveal a new and exciting multi-sensory experience for AGWA. Launching with The View From Here, a celebration of West Australian art. It’s the Gallery’s largest-ever exhibition of West Australian art featuring over 230 artists, 361 artworks, with 111 new works commissioned for this moment. The all-new AGWA will also reveal a transformed building with new and exciting sensory offerings. Some of the artists included in The View from Here are Sarah Bahbah, the WA-raised, LA-based artist with over 1 million Instagram followers; Tim Meakins, whose giant 3D-printed sculptures of weightlifters, posers and grinning weights, offer a playful interpretation of modern fitness culture and will occupy AGWA’s new interior rooftop gallery; Bruno Booth’s ‘Adidas’-wearing cats appearing in ...
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06/05/2022 - 24/07/2022 Revealed Exhibition @ The Fremantle Arts Centre

This year the Revealed Exhibition will open on Friday 6 May and run until Sunday 24 July, a significant calendar shift that sees Revealed coincide with both NAIDOC and National Reconciliation Weeks. Featuring the work of 100 new and emerging talents in 2022, the Revealed Exhibition is now a cornerstone of the WA arts calendar. Revealed showcases the creative works of emerging artists at varying stages of their lives, from young people exploring photography and film to older people who have only recently started painting their Country or who are exploring new mediums and processes. In this way, Revealed offers a unique snapshot of emerging Aboriginal art practice from across Western Australia.

04/06/2022 - 21/08/2022 Evolution: Torres Strait Masks

Experience special insight into the role of masks in Torres Strait Islander culture, the reaction of the early maritime explorers to this cultural practice, and the rituals that brought these amazing masks to life in this incredible traveling exhibition. Evolution: Torres Strait Masks showcases the rich history of mask making in the Torres Strait Islands (Zenadh Kes), located between Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula and Papua New Guinea. WA Maritime Museum is proud to present this fascinating exhibition which takes visitors on a journey from time immemorial when masks were used in ceremonial rituals throughout the 274 islands that spread across some 48,000 square kilometres. Gain special insight into this deeply spiritual practice of mask making revived by eight proud contemporary artists and master craftsmen who want to share this ancient culture and connect us to their...
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19/06/2022 - 27/11/2022 Perth Upmarket

Perth Upmarket is Perth’s original and best design market, showcasing over 180 of WA’s most talented artists, designers, craftspeople and gourmets at the beautiful University of Western Australia.   There is something for everyone: shop original locally-designed wares for yourself or someone special, and browse the gourmet section to inspire your inner MasterChef. Visit the First at Upmarket section in Hackett Hall which showcases new and emerging designers. Then, enjoy a coffee or lunch while relaxing on the beautiful lawns surrounding Winthrop Hall.    Parking and entry are free at this easily-accessible venue. 10am to 4pm.
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26/06/2022 - 28/08/2022 The Hoopla Sessions

One of WA’s much-loved annual festivals is bringing a magical slice of its annual event to Fremantle across three monthly sessions on the last Sunday of every month on 26 June, 31 July and 28 August 2022. The Hoopla Sessions presented by FolkWorld Inc. – the presenters of Fairbridge Festival – is a new series of triple-bill concerts at Freo.Social, which gives audiences the chance to revel in new and upcoming WA bands, appreciate refined and beautiful songcraft, and dance to the energetic vibes of world, funk, jazz, and soul.

01/07/2022 - 31/07/2022 Candlelit Soirée @ Kidogo Arthouse

Joanna’s Candlelit Soirées are back at Kidogo Arthouse! This absolutely magical series of dinners hosted by Kidogo Arthouse during winter, feature unique performances by some of Perth’s finest musicians. Be serenaded and entertained as you enjoy a warm candlelit dinner in the glorious 19th century limestone gallery. The soireés, provide the perfect atmosphere for musicians to freely express themselves and create memorable concerts that are unique to Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle. The magnificent acoustics and intimate ambience of the space, coupled with the delightful menu makes for a truly remarkable experience that you do not want to miss out on!

02/07/2022 - 17/07/2022 School's Out Winter Fest

Perth’s favourite winter and carnival experiences will come together, indoors at Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre for your ultimate, hassle free July school holidays. Schools Out Winter Fest will have you enjoying the magic of ice-skating, flying down the snow slide, falling “snow”, carnival rides and entertainment for one all-inclusive ticket price!

02/07/2022 - 16/07/2022 The Big Fun Fest

For the first time, The Big Fun Fest will provide Perth families with a winter escape these July school holidays from Saturday 2 July – Saturday 16 July at Claremont Showground. The Big Fun Fest is the ultimate school holiday destination for family fun where attendees can enjoy unlimited access to all activities with a one-time entry fee. Attractions include a giant jungle maze, ninja course, mini-golf, silent disco with an interactive dance floor, toddler zone and much more.

02/07/2022 - 23/10/2022 Dinosaurs of Patagonia Exhibition

Walk with the largest dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth! See full-scale casts of dinosaurs from an ancient time in Patagonia, alongside incredible fossils and new finds. Travel through the deserts of Patagonia, reveal mysteries of nature and understand your place as a human being in the complex balance of our natural history. We have a range of options for you to visit including general entry, late night and torchlight tours. There’s also heaps of events and programs too!

04/07/2022 - 17/07/2022 Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea

The Ritz Carlton Perth is ‘putting on the Ritz’ with a themed Winter Wonderland afternoon tea experience daily from 4-17 July. Ritz kids are invited to come along and immerse in the carefully curated kids-themed version featuring snow fairies, storytelling and face painting for this special event on 6 and 7 July. Our Ritz Kids Afternoon Tea will take children through a Winter Wonderland with sweets of a Paris-Brest Choux, Snow lamington pavlova and Winter Wonderland mousse. Savoury items include crumbed prawns, camembert cheese tart and cheese pops, with a choice of hot chocolate and juice. Snow fairies will delight with face painting and magical stories throughout the experience. Ritz Kids Afternoon Tea is $49 per child (up to 12 years). Parents and teenagers can dine on our signature weekend Afternoon Tea from $75 including Seven Seas Tea and OffShoot Coffee. Sparkling and c...
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