The $396 million new Western Australian Museum, currently under construction and due to open in 2020, will offer free entry to children.
The decision to exempt children from an admissions fee was made despite significant budgetary pressures, and will ensure that future generations are exposed to cultural infrastructure and events.
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Visitors to Heron Park Estate in Harrisdale will get the chance to experience turban-tying, sari-styling and much more, as part of Harmony Festival 2018.
Organised by a dedicated committee of volunteers from eight local community and cultural groups, the popular festival is now celebrating its fourth year and is likely to Arts & Culture Read More
Western Australian Muslims will this month join hundreds of millions around the world in observing Ramadan, one of the most important times on the Islamic calendar.
For more than 50,000 Muslim Western Australians, Ramadan is the most altruistic month of the year, the month for focusing attention on helping others, and Arts & Culture Read More
Iain Grandage has been named as the next Artistic Director of Perth Festival for 2020 to 2023.
Raised and educated in Perth, Mr Grandage is one of Australia's most respected and acclaimed collaborative artists, having won Helpmann Awards for music directing and for theatre, dance, opera and silent film compositions.
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A total of 69 diverse regional events across Western Australia have received funding as part of the 2018-19 Regional Events Scheme (RES).
The 2018-19 RES round included the addition of the Regional Aboriginal Events Scheme (RAES), a funding pool of $150,000 exclusively allocated to events delivering Aboriginal activities and experiences.
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More than 6,000 people are expected to converge tomorrow (May 5) on the South Perth foreshore to celebrate Vaisakhi Mela.
The annual festival is one of the most important dates on the Sikh calendar, marking the Sikh New Year and the founding of the Sikh community, known as the Khalsa (Community Arts & Culture Read More
The addition of three places to the State Register of Heritage Places will cement Albany's reputation as a heritage hotspot and help boost tourism, supporting the creation of jobs and boosting the local economy.
Albany's Wesley Church Group - including a church, manse, and three halls - is an excellent example Arts & Culture Read More
A trail that recognises the contributions of Sikhs to Western Australia was officially opened today.
The Australian Sikh Heritage Trail at Adenia Park in Riverton was recently completed and includes upgrades to the 250 metre-long trail and footpath, in addition to new interpretation facilities with signage, seating and features depicting heritage Arts & Culture Read More
Fashion Council WA has secured funding from the State Government to support the staging of the 2018 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival and the Swim + Resort Series.
The funding will be provided by the Burswood Park Board and administered by Tourism Western Australia.
Fashion Council WA will host the premium ticketed main Arts & Culture Read More
A project to bring Water Corporation assets in highly visible locations to life, with the help of local artists, is about to begin in the metropolitan area.
The Splash of Colour Community Art Program will see seven of the Water Corporation's everyday water and wastewater electrical cabinets transformed into public art Arts & Culture Read More