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Opening Weekend Celebration

10 October, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| 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 to early nineteenth centuries, uses extraordinary works of art to tell the story of spice markets and shipwrecks.

Map-making
Join the Awesome crew outside next to the wetlands area and make your own treasure map.

Design your own spice ship
Inspired by the ships in the Treasure Ships exhibition, create a spice ship using real spices and your imagination!

Storytelling
Saturday 10.30am and 1.30pm, Manhattan Lounge

Join Glenn Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire as he entertains you with stories of treasure, shipwrecks and journeys on the high
seas.

Wayang Kulit (Indonesian Shadow Puppetry) performance and workshop
Sunday 10.30am and 1.30pm, Manhattan Lounge

Experience the wonder of this special Javanese art form, complete with traditional Gamelan music, courtesy of Perth’s Indonesian Consulate. Try your hand at shadow puppetry after the show.

 

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10am-4pm, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October
Activities are free | Exhibition is ticketed, children (5-12) $5 | Free (under 4)
Suitable for ages 5 and up. Bookings not required.

 

 

Presented by :  Glenn B Swift

Details

Date
10 October, 2015
Time
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website
http://treasureships.com.au/agwa

Organizer

Art Gallery of Western Australia
Phone
08 9492 6600
Email
Website
artgallery.wa.gov.au

Other

Age Suitability
5 years and up
Cost
Activities are FREE, exhibition entry costs apply

Venue

Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Phone
08 9492 6600
Website
artgallery.wa.gov.au