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sneaker saturday | FREE

10am-5pm, Saturday 13 May

We kick-off The Rise of Sneaker Culture with an open house celebration on Saturday 13 May music, basketball and skateboarding demos. Celeb drop-ins, plus WA collector, Lee Ingram, and AGWA Curator, Robert Cook, will be in the Gallery. And of course, it's your first chance to view the international exhibition The Rise of Sneaker Culture.

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Guru Guided Tours | FREE

2pm, Wednesday – Sunday

Just for kicks, join one of our fab Guru Guides for a short introduction to the world of sneakers.

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Bookings not essential, but priority is given to those who have reserved their place.

 

Paper Sneakers | FREE

11am-4pm, Wednesday – Monday
Suitable for ages 6 and over


Visit AGWA during the SNEAKERHEADS season in celebration of the international exhibition, The Rise of Sneaker Culture and put together your own custom decorated cardboard sneaker and add it to our display

Paper Sneakers Activity Space

School Holidays

11am-4pm, Wednesday 19, Thursday 20 & Friday 21 April

11am-4pm, Monday 3, Wednesday 5 & Thursday 6 July
Gold coin donation | Suitable for ages 6 and over


Ever wanted to design your own sneaker? Here’s your chance! Join AGWA’s Education Team and create your own custom decorated cardboard sneaker to add to our display.

 

ARTBUBS | $15

10.30am-12pm, 17 May & 19 July


Parents with bubs, get together for a mid-week outing with morning tea.

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AMP CAPITAL ART BALL

7pm-12am, Saturday 20 May

Presented by VOGUE Australia in support of the AGWA Foundation


Get your couture and kicks on for this art extravaganza. Tickets through artball.com.au

 

Designing Sneakers

Curtin University School of Design

Join Curtin design students in an open class at AGWA, as they create and present their designs for their sneaker displays. Final presentations will be on show at AGWA from 2 June.

 

FASHIONING SPORTSWEAR | FREE

11am & 2pm, 2 September
Curtin Uni fashion students showcase their sneaker and sportswear designs.

 

GROUP TOURS

Get a group together and book a free guided tour. Contact education@artgallery.wa.gov.au

 

EDUCATION

Guided tours and art workshops are on offer for primary, secondary, tertiary and access education groups. Contact education@artgallery.wa.gov.au

 

SHOP

Check out the Gallery Shop for all things art and sneaker culture, plus say hi to the crew from sneaker retailer Highs and Lows in their pop-up shop.

 


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