AGWA Public Tours

Perth Heritage Days: Guided Tours

Did you know that part of the Gallery was built during the Gold Rush? The Centenary Galleries, formerly the Perth Police Courts, are 118 years old and currently house historical art.

Explore this unique Heritage-listed building with one of our Voluntary Gallery Guides and look at some of the artworks on display which highlight a time of great artistic and social change.

Date: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 October

Time: 11am & 1pm (duration 45min)

Price: Free

Location: Meet at the AGWA reception


Perth Heritage Days: Choir Performance

Enjoy performances from Spooky Men of the West and Eneksis, members of the WA Chapter of ANCA (Australian National Choral Association), at the Art Gallery of WA as part of the Perth Heritage Weekend.

Spooky Men of the West

This mysterious male voice choir is a cultish, boofy, black-clad behemoth of blokes who love (and live) to sing. Inspired by the Georgian male voice tradition, the choir’s repertoire ranges from traditional Georgian songs to surprising covers.


Eneksis is an exciting vocal ensemble based at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). The choir, directed by Micheál McCarthy, consists mainly of students of the Classical Music Department of WAAPA. The choir aims to provide students with a valuable experience in high quality choral singing and to add to their appreciation of quality musical performance.

Date: Sunday 19 October

Time: 11.45am - 2.30pm

Price: Free

Location: Art Gallery of WA


Katie Noonan Songs that Made Me

Songs That Made Me

A unique live show featuring Katie Noonan, Angie Hart, Melody Pool and Sam Buckingham performing under the stars in the Perth Cultural Centre for ARTBAR.

Songs That Made Me unites four of Australia's finest female singer/songwriters, Katie Noonan, Angie Hart, Melody Pool and Sam Buckingham to share stories of their influences, artistic journeys and the landmark songs that have sound-tracked their lives. Following a sell-out tour of the East Coast in late 2013, interest and demand has been so great that Katie has revamped the show for another tour in 2014, including the premier performance in Perth!

Date: Thursday 30 October

Time: Doors open 6pm, main performance 7.30pm

Price: $48*

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