The Caller, a statue erected by German artist Gerhard
Maracks, has been singing the Perth Cultural Centre’s praises since it was
erected in 1989. He faces the Art Gallery of WA (AGWA) which houses one of the
country’s best collections of Indigenous art, Western Australian art and an
international line-up of prestigious galleries around the world.
in front of AGWA is the perfect backdrop to outdoor performances with its
amphitheatre and a natural exhibition of native flora plus a few frogs adding
to the acoustics.
The State Theatre Centre of WA presents year-round performing
arts within its state of the art Heath Ledger Theatre, inner courtyard and
Studio Underground. Designed by Kerry Hill Architects, the centre is also home
to the Black Swan Theatre Company and Perth Theatre Company.
For a fix of contemporary art, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) showcases international and Australian visual,
performing and cross-disciplinary art within its historic walls.
Check out the Western Australian Museum before it closes in
June 2016 for its upgrades and transformation. Those historic walls have housed
over 120 years of engaging exhibitions showcasing the story of WA’s history and
Talk about transforming dead space into something beautiful.
What was once a dis-used rooftop carpark is now the Urban Orchard and home to
pop-up events and festivals, an inner-city public green-space and sustainable community
Get your fix of alternative theatre at The Blue Room with
its ever-changing emerging and contemporary live performances.
Sitting on the outskirts of the Perth Cultural Centre
independent bookstore Northside Books stocks a wide selection of arty, classic
and contemporary titles.