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2014 ASA Lecture series

Replacing the successful ADFAS lecture series, Friends of AGWA are delighted to announce the inaugural 2014 ASA Lecture Series. The rich program will immerse Friends in educational and enjoyable stories of architecture, arts, gardens, travel and history delivered by Australian Studying Abroad (ASA) specialists.

Find out more here.

2013 Bankwest Art Prize Winner Susanna Castleden

Guided Tour: Bankwest Art Collection and Bankwest Sculpture Prize 2014

With Sandra Murray, Bankwest Curator

Join Friends for an exclusive behind the scenes private viewing of the Bankwest Art Collection with curator Sandra Murray. The collection in existence for 38 years consists of some 450 works with a strong representation from many well-known West Australian artists such as Brian Blanchflower, Guy Grey Smith, George Haynes, Jeremy Kirwan Ward, Eveline Kotai, Robert Juniper, Kathleen O’Connor and Howard Taylor. Friends will also enjoy drinks and canapés while viewing the 2014 Bankwest Sculpture prize which this year focuses on sculpture. You are likely to be surprised by the fun and colourful working environment where art and design are used to enhance collegiality and good work practices. This is a Members Only event.

Date: Monday 24 November
Time: 5.30 - 7.30pm
Location: Raine Square, 300 Murray Street, Perth
Price: Members Only $60 per person
Booking: reference F1437 CLICK HERE to buy online.

Image credit: 2013 Bankwest Art Prize Winner Susanna Castleden Camping Continuum (Indian Ocean Drive WA). Acrylic paint and stencil on vinyl and wood camping tables. 2013 photo Robert Frith, Acorn.


AGWA Permanent Collection Favourites/ AGM/Friends Christmas Party

Join Friends for our Christmas celebration Sunday, December 7 with drinks and festive fare on the AGWA terrace preceded by our AGM and a special AGWA permanent collection tour.

A selection of our Open Studio hosts, including BEC JUNIPER JON DENARO, BRENDON DARBY and PENNY COSS, will take you on a tour to view and discuss their favourite AGWA permanent collection work. You will also be entertained by live music from cool jazz trio CAFÉ SOCIETY.

3.30pm: FAGWA open studio hosts’ State Collection ‘tour’
5.30pm: FAGWA Christmas Party on the AGWA terrace with live music, drinks and canapés

Date: Sunday 7 December
Time: 3.30 -7.30pm
Location: meet at the Manhattan Lounge, AGWA
Price: Members $50/ Guests $60 (inc. guided tour by our studio hosts, refreshments and Christmas fare accompanied by some fabulous jazz )
Booking: reference F1440 CLICK HERE to buy online.


Booking events


  • Tickets for any of the Friends events can be purchased by calling the Friends office on
    +61 8 9492 6750 during normal business hours or email: friends@artgallery.wa.gov.au
  • Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Bookings are essential.
  • All tickets will be posted unless booking is received within (7) days of event, in which case tickets can be collected from the Friends office or at the event.

Booking Conditions:

The right is reserved to add, withdraw, reschedule or substitute artists / lecturers and / or vary advertised programs, prices, venues, seating arrangements and audience capacity. Ticket holders must comply with the security arrangements for the event and venue.


Seven (7) full days notice is required to qualify for a refund.


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