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Win the Art Gallery of WA for the day

Can you explain the beauty of WA in 10 seconds?

Prepare your elevator pitch and tune into 720 ABC Perth Breakfast for your chance to win a private tour of “Unknown Land” with exhibition curator Melissa Harpley, followed by a special lunch with Breakfast presenter, Peter Bell.


Vist the ABC website for all the details.

 

GURU GUIDED TOURS

2-3pm, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

(excluding 24, 25, 26, 27 Dec and 1, 2 & 26 Jan)
Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply

Get to know the “Unknown Land” with an hour long tour by a Guru Guide. How did early artists and explorers see Western Australia? And what does it tell us about them and ourselves? Through works that include coastal views, landscapes, maps and detailed pictures of the flora and fauna, see how WA was documented, from the very early days of European settlement through to the end of the 19th century

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ArtBubs | $20

“Unknown Land”
10.30am, Wednesday 18 January

$20 (ticket includes tour, morning tea and exhibition ticket)


How did early artists and explorers see Western Australia? And what does it tell us about them and ourselves? Through works that include coastal views, landscapes, maps and detailed pictures of the flora and fauna, see how WA was documented, from the very early days of European settlement through to the end of the 19th century.

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ARTDINE – Dinner with a view of WA | $69+bf

6.30pm, Saturday 22 October


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Experience art after hours with a private tour of "Unknown Land", followed by a three course meal at Arthouse Dine – the Gallery’s new dining experience.

This exclusive experience is only available on Saturday 22 October.

Places are strictly limited to just 30 people, so book early. Get together a group of friends or treat someone to a special night out.

$69 per person includes entry to “Unknown Land”, three course set menu inspired by the WA themes of “Unknown Land” and one complimentary drink.

Sample menu
may change depending on availability

Scallop crudo, pickled cucumber, tomato, finger lime
Warm broccoli & coconut salad, cucumber, chilli
Beef carpaccio, tuna mayonnaise, caper pearls, soft herbs
Fremantle octopus salad, blood orange nuoc cham, black rice cracker

Spanner crab, soft polenta, shellfish oil, herbs
Grilled red curry spatchcock, snake beans, green mango
Pan roasted cauliflower, cauliflower couscous, cashew paste, mustard seed, pickled chilli
Pan seared garfish, pearl couscous, lemon, soft herbs

Star anise roasted pineapple, pina colada sago, toasted sesame, coriander
Whisky ice cream, salted caramel, flaming whisky
Beetroot sorbet, chocolate crumb, orange gel, beetroot sponge

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Curator Tour

11am, Sunday 18 September

Bookings recommended

Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply

Hear from AGWA Curator Melissa Harpley, as she discusses how the first European explorers and settlers viewed Western Australia and its spectacular coast as an “unknown land”.

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"Unknown Land" Teacher Preview | FREE

4-5.30pm, Thursday 22 September

Bookings essential

Join the Curator of "Unknown Land", Melissa Harpley as she takes you on an hour long tour through this extensive exhibition. After the tour, AGWA Educator, Lisa Young, will discuss online resources and opportunities for schools wishing to bring their groups in to the Gallery in Term 4 to visit the exhibition.

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School Holiday fun | FREE

10am-3pm, Monday 3, Wednesday 5 October to Friday 7 October

Education Studio, AGWA

Suitable for ages 6 and over

To celebrate "Unknown Land", join AWESOME Arts and the Art Gallery of Western Australia to celebrate our city, and show your vision of our state.

How do we see ourselves now, nearly 200 years from European settlement?

After looking at some of the historical images of Western Australian places and scenes in the exhibition "Unknown Land" try your hand at making an artwork showing how you see Western Australia today. Work with us to create a work on paper revealing your vision of our state!

 


Exhibition Partner

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Frederick Garling

View of Swan River, taken at the commencement of fresh waters 1827 (detail)
Watercolour, ink and pencil
22.5 x 32.8 cm (sheet)
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Purchased 1957




 

 


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