Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre, Roe St, Perth
(08) 9492 6600
Situated in the heart of Perth’s Cultural Centre, the Gallery houses the State Art Collection with works by renowned local and international artists from the 1800s to today. Discover the story of Western Australian art in the WA Journey gallery, and immerse yourself in the Six Seasons space displaying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Take a free guided tour, find something unique in the Gallery shop and enjoy the food and drinks in the café.
The Gallery, was founded in 1895 and occupies a precinct of three heritage buildings on the south-eastern corner of the Perth Cultural Centre including the former Perth Police Courts. The main Gallery opened in 1979 and is a unique modernist building and was inspired by the pavilions and courtyards of the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. In 2019 the Gallery will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a series of exciting exhibitions and programs.
GALLERY OPENING HOURS:
10am-5pm, Wednesday to Monday (Closed Tuesdays, Good Friday, ANZAC Day, Christmas Day.)
Perth Cultural Centre, Perth WA 6000
+61 8 9492 6600