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Arts and culture in Perth

Perth is alive with a spectacular mix of music, theatre, comedy, dance and visual art. This rich tapestry of cultural experiences is on offer throughout the year across the region.

Music lovers are in for a treat, with plenty of live music on offer especially in cultural hotspots like Perth, Northbridge, Subiaco and Fremantle. You'll find music ranging from rock bands at trendy pubs to chilled-out jazz floating from wine bars and restaurants. Perth is also emerging as a comedy capital, with hilarious local and international acts regularly on offer at special comedy clubs or pubs, especially in Northbridge.

ARTS & CULTURAL HOTSPOTS

  • Perth

  • Northbridge

  • Fremantle

  • Swan Valley

  • Perth Hills

  • Avon Valley

ARTS & CULTURAL EVENTS

Check out some of the great upcoming arts and cultural events in Perth and surrounds.
  • An Event

    Northbridge | Dates: 16 Mar – 12 Jul, 2016
    An Event is an ongoing project by artists Oliver Hull, Giles Bunch and Kieron Broadhurst focussed on the possibility of inserting fictional narratives into the history of Western Australia. The iterations of the project are taking place at the Roe Street Arcade Light Locker Art Space in Perth.
  • Transformers Art Exhibition

    Dwellingup | Dates: 03 Apr – 30 Jun, 2016
    In an age of consumerism and excessive waste, when items are constructed with a 'built in redundancy' that forces us to continuously dispose if and replace them, Forest Heritage Centre in Dwellingup are presenting an exhibition that displays artist resourcefulness, environmentalism, and upcycling ability.
  • Fremantle Arts Centre Winter Art Courses

    Fremantle | Dates: 02 May – 01 Jul, 2016
    Settle in at Fremantle Arts Centre this winter with one of their extensive art courses. Perfect for those looking to expand their skills or desiring a creative outlet, courses are suitable for complete beginners through to experienced practitioners. Courses cover painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, textiles, creative writing, jewellery and more.
  • Hatched: National Graduate Show

    Northbridge | Dates: 14 May – 17 Jul, 2016
    The Hatched: National Graduate Show maps the trends and concerns of Australia’s next generation of emerging contemporary artists. Featuring graduates from 23 art schools and universities nationally Hatched is a celebration of the most exciting emerging artists from across the country.

ARTS & CULTURAL EXPERIENCES IN PERTH

Perth galleries and museums

Perth is alive with a vibrant tapestry of music, theatre, history, art and culture. Find a variety of cultural attractions, including museums, art galleries and performing arts groups, from museums and galleries.
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Perth public art walks

If you're interested in art, but don't want to go to a museum or gallery, why not follow one of these great public art walks around Perth created to enrich visitor understand of life and history of the city as they explore the region.
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Perth outdoor cinemas

Pack a picnic, some wine and a rug and venture to one of the outdoor cinemas around Perth during the warm summer months and catch up on the latest movies, an old classic or something alternative.
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Perth art and craft markets

Perth's stunning weather and fresh produce make for a thriving market culture. You'll find plenty of weekend markets all over the region, selling a whole range of fantastic local art and craft. 
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Perth heritage walking trails and tours

You'll find a range of fantastic urban walking tracks and trails, in Perth, Fremantle and Guildford allowing visitors to discover the history and heritage of our main urban centres on foot!
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