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January 2016

Rooftop at AGWA

22 January, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Every Friday from 22 Jan – 26 Feb | $10+bf Following its sold out sessions in 2015, the bar with the view is back for six Fridays across January and February. Spice up your summer’s night with a visit to Rooftop at AGWA. Enjoy food and drinks inspired by the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition against the stunning backdrop of the city skyline. Start your night with a 5.30pm guided tour of Treasure Ships, generously guided by…

Rooftop at AGWA

22 January, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 26 February, 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Every Friday from 22 Jan – 26 Feb | $10+bf Following its sold out sessions in 2015, the bar with the view is back for six Fridays across January and February. Spice up your summer’s night with a visit to Rooftop at AGWA. Enjoy food and drinks inspired by the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition against the stunning backdrop of the city skyline. Start your night with a 5.30pm guided tour of Treasure Ships, generously guided by…

Guided tour

6 January, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 31 January, 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Join one of our knowledgeable Voluntary Gallery Guides on an immersive tour of the Treasure Ships exhibition. January tours run: 11am, 1pm & 2pm, Wed & Sun 1pm & 2pm, Fri & Sat (No tours 1 Jan)

Guided tour

6 January, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 31 January, 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Join one of our knowledgeable Voluntary Gallery Guides on an immersive tour of the Treasure Ships exhibition. January tours run: 11am, 1pm & 2pm, Wed & Sun 1pm & 2pm, Fri & Sat (No tours 1 Jan)

Lego Ships! School holiday fun!

6 January, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 15 January, 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: Gold coin donation

11am-4pm, Wed-Fri, 6-8 & 13-15 January 2016 Gold coin donation Build your own treasure ship out of Lego! Will it be a recreation of a Man-of-War, Dutch East Indies trade ship or a Portuguese black ship? Your creation will be added to the fleet that will harbour in the Gallery over the school holidays.

Guided tour

6 January, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 31 January, 2016,
and An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 31 January, 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Join one of our knowledgeable Voluntary Gallery Guides on an immersive tour of the Treasure Ships exhibition. January tours run: 11am, 1pm & 2pm, Wed & Sun 1pm & 2pm, Fri & Sat (No tours 1 Jan)

Lego Ships! School holiday fun!

6 January, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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11am-4pm, Wed-Fri, 6-8 & 13-15 January 2016 Gold coin donation Build your own treasure ship out of Lego! Will it be a recreation of a Man-of-War, Dutch East Indies trade ship or a Portuguese black ship? Your creation will be added to the fleet that will harbour in the Gallery over the school holidays.

November 2015

ARTBAR – Clare Bowditch & The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band

26 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: $62 +bf

Combine a night of beautiful music with an after dark visit to Treasure Ships. Clare Bowditch’s warm vocals and generous spirit define her music. After seven albums, Clare remains one of Australia’s most loved performers. Joined by members of The Royal Jelly Dixieland Band, don’t miss what is sure to be an indulgent night of big band sounds, soulful lyrics, playful humour. Doors open: 6.30pm Exhibition open: 6.30pm-8pm Performance commences: 8pm Tickets: $62 +bf BOOK NOW 

The Spice of Faith: Jesuits and the Arts and Emotions of ‘Accommodation’

12 November, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Yasmin Haskell

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. This lecture examines whether the Jesuits’ training and ‘way of proceeding’ rendered them especially receptive to different cultures, or encouraged them to see through others’ eyes. It asks the question as to what emotional work did ‘exotic’ arts, crafts, and other cultural products – as illustrated in the Treasure Ships…

Speakers:Yasmin Haskell, Cassamarca Foundation Chair of Latin Humanism, The University of Western Australia

Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties

4 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The University Club of Western Australia,
Entrance 1, 2 Hackett Drive
Crawley, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Corioli Souter, Curator, WA Museum

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties is an Australia Research Council (ARC) funded project that is making a significant contribution to our understanding of Europeans active in the Indian Ocean and our region during the 17th and 18th centuries through the unique window into the past provided by these…

Speakers:Corioli Souter, Curator, Department of Maritime Archeology, Western Australian Museum and Adjunct Lecturer in Archeology, The University of Western Australia

October 2015

ARTBAR – San Cisco

29 October, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: $50 +bf

Combine a night of great music with an after dark visit to Treasure Ships. After releasing their debut self-titled album to international acclaim in 2012, San Cisco return with their latest offering, Gracetown. Taking the title from the laid back coastal town in South Western Australia, Gracetown showcases a more worldly approach to life, exploring the tyranny of love, displacement, homesickness, heartache and heartbreak, via disco, funk, soul and hip hop undertones. Following on from their appearance on the Groovin The Moo…

View from the Shore: the cultural impact of globalization on Indonesia during the Age of Spices

21 October, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The University Club of Western Australia,
Entrance 1, 2 Hackett Drive
Crawley, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Cost: FREE , Lecture attendees receive discounted exhibition entry

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. In this lecture, James Bennett will explore the Indonesian pesisir art featured in Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices. He will discuss the cultural impact of globalization on the art of the archipelago that resulted in 19th century European colonial rulers perceiving its aesthetic identity merely…

Speakers:James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia

Friends of AGWA Curator Tour

18 October, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: Member $35 / Non Member $45

Join AGWA Curator of Historical and Modern Art, Melissa Harpley for a tour of Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices. Melissa oversaw the installation of the exhibition in AGWA’s Gallery spaces, working with AGSA Curator, Russell Kelty. Hear more about the exquisite artefacts on show and how the exhibition presents at AGWA in comparison to its showing at the Art Gallery of SA. Date: Sunday 18 October Time: 2pm Location: Meet in the Manhattan Lounge, AGWA Price: Member $35…

ARTBAR – Guy Pearce

15 October, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: $47 +bf

Combine a night of great music with an after dark visit to Treasure Ships. Best known for his stellar film career, Guy Pearce has recently launched his music career with the album, Broken Bones. In this exclusive Perth show, Guy Pearce will join forces with Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton to share the stage in what promises to be an unforgettable show, performing songs from each other’s repertoire. Doors open: 6.30pm Exhibition open: 6.30pm-8pm Performance commences: 8pm Tickets: $47 +bf BOOK NOW

Opening Weekend Celebration

11 October, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: Activities are FREE, exhibition entry costs apply
Sofari Wayang Kulit

Join in the free family fun with AGWA and Awesome Festival for the opening weekend of Treasure Ships. Kids can get creative in our map-making and painting with spices art workshops. On Saturday, be entertained by Glenn B. Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire. And on Sunday, experience the magic of an Indonesian Wayang Kulit (shadow puppet) performance and hands-on workshop. Treasure Ships features the spectacular and exotic art produced for global markets in the age of spices. The exhibition, displaying art dating from the sixteenth…

Opening Weekend Celebration

10 October, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Cost: Activities are FREE, exhibition entry costs apply
Glenn B Swift, story-teller

Join in the free family fun with AGWA and Awesome Festival for the opening weekend of Treasure Ships. Kids can get creative in our map-making and painting with spices art workshops. On Saturday, be entertained by Glenn B. Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire. And on Sunday, experience the magic of an Indonesian Wayang Kulit (shadow puppet) performance and hands-on workshop. Treasure Ships features the spectacular and exotic art produced for global markets in the age of spices. The exhibition, displaying art dating from the sixteenth…

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