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Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)

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Address: Perth Cultural Centre | 51 James Street Northbridge, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Phone Number: 8 9228 6300
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Uniquely Dark Contemporary Art

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) exhibits are supremely thought provoking with topics ranging with adult in nature to morbid curiosity wonderfully presented. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
JacoDuPreez
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Randburg, South Africa

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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I'm hanging around the Library/Museum area, I love popping into this little spot. It is a hop skip from the Perth CBD train station. Great indoor and outdoor seating. Your typical Perth beer prices. Nice open, downtown(y) views and lots passer by-ers. I've had two meals here, one late night menu of sausages and bread, my goodness this... More 

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Thank azdiaz
PICA_Perth, Public Relations Manager at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), responded to this review

Thanks for your review azdiaz! Hope to see you back again soon :) More 

Randburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) exhibits are supremely thought provoking with topics ranging with adult in nature to morbid curiosity wonderfully presented. The institute is definitely a must see when exploring the area which also contains other museums of art and nature making it a great place for a day trip to explore.

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Thank JacoDuPreez
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The contemporary art is creative. Some of the picture is nice and view from different perspective gives different type of meaning and image. Worth the time going.

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Thank Zhifa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting PICCA. Currently a fantastic exhibition with some wonderful contemporary work. Worth a visit if calling past.

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Thank Lizada2014
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Always like to take kids into this place, never know what insight or inspiration one might get from the creative art pieces or installations set up. Always different experience with friendly staff attending exhibition.

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Thank drew_m_johnston
PICA_Perth, Public Relations Manager at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), responded to this review

Hi Drew, Thanks for your review! Always great to hear form a fan. Look forward to seeing you and your family here again soon :) Best, Renae More 

Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

If you're into contemporary art you would probably like this. I found it to be a weird collection of weird stuff. There was a display with just a piece of foil on it. The attendant was extremely snooty. I would definitely prefer the general art gallery.

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Thank Ash A
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Easy to locate this place, near the Perth Art Gallery. Check it out to see Contemporary art displays and designs.

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Thank Uptownfoody
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

WA Day saw a number of events spread across Perth and unexpectedly I came upon PICA’s latest exhibition entitled “hatched’, which provides an opportunity for culture-starved Perthites to get to see what our young talents are up to. This exhibition houses works from Bachelor of Art students from all over the country – a mix of traditional media (painting, sculpture-drawing)... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I can here with a friend who was in a play and it was impressive. I really enjoyed it and the evening got better once we hit the PICA bar! What a great location... Close to the cultural centre and Northbridge.

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Thank Trinhy V
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

latest art display Hatched is put on by fine arts graduates! has some very interesing installations and models. Check out the Max Headroom thing upstairs..includes earphones for sound enhancement.

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Thank brandywine2015
PICA_Perth, Public Relations Manager at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed Hatched - hope to see you here again soon! More 

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