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Art Gallery of Western Australia

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Address: James Street Mall Via Roe St | Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9492 6644
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Founded in 1895, the Art Gallery of Western Australia has the pre-eminent...

Founded in 1895, the Art Gallery of Western Australia has the pre-eminent holdings of Western Australian art, craft and design from 1829 to the present. Our collections and exhibitions offer visitors exciting encounters with the art of Western Australia, traditional and contemporary Australian Indigenous art and the art of the world. Entrance is free, donations are welcome. We’re located in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre and easily accessible from the Perth Train Station.

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The art gallery of western austrlia is quite a small palce, but with a lot of culture in it. It's a really good place to visit with your friends, family or even alone, because you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Perth, Australia
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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to support an emerging artist. Had a lovely opening night.. Alex McIver has a colourful vibrant stylistic approach to art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with the quality of exhibits and just the wide range of art they had. A really great museum to spend a few hours at.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this gem, you will discover WA art at his best. Big rooms, perfectly displayed paintings, history everywhere, informative and exceptionally interesting. Also a shop where we should have spent less money!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A morning spent here on a rainy Perth day.Could have spent longer but had to get to the city.Eclectic collection with British stalwarts alongside Australian painters and native Aboriginal artists.Well worth a visit and the volunteers are all really helpful and informative.Thought provoking kinetic exhibition by contemporary Perth artist was especially interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we bumped by 'mistake' traversing the train station to Northbridge and we were honoured. Open, friendly, embracing, eclectic. Works by the Nashes (Paul & John), Duncan Grant, lots of european jewels, some prints and temporary exhibits of great value that we circumnavigatd plus good Australiana.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art gallery of western austrlia is quite a small palce, but with a lot of culture in it. It's a really good place to visit with your friends, family or even alone, because you will be entertained all the time by the amazing paint and displays you are going to find there. It's amazing for those who love art,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can find a variaty of different art types from paintings, sculptures, comics, books and light shows for different taste. My favourite place is the Swamp Gospel. A recorded sound of nature is playing in a room over different channels. The sound of the nature is a five channel digital sound recording. There is a free Wi-Fi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art gallery was amazing I were there for 2 hours I think it wasn't enough to cover everything I'm going to visit again soon. There were various collecting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed it. mostly staff were friendly and helpful. Not that big place but the way was bit complicated for me. you can see the aboriginal arts with modern arts at the same time. It was pretty interesting to do in Perth. They have bar and cafe so you can also enjoy it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Art Gallery location is perfect, it is nearby Roe St bus station and Perth underground train station. At first u go inside, the staff there always have a smile on their face. The exhibition are cool, people are nice, art work are amazing. The Gallery is very friendly to disable people, the corridor and lift is big enough, and there... More 

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