Perth businessman Tim Ungar has been appointed Chair of Perth Festival. Mr Ungar, who has been board member of Perth Festival since July 2015, succeeds John Barrington to Chair Australia's longest-running international arts festival.
Hear from global experts about major issues facing our society and how we can address them, get an insight into what it is like to be homeless and explore the Good Market where you can purchase ethically sourced products at the 2018 Social Impact Festival.
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.
The Berndt Museum in partnership with the School of Design at The University of Western Australia will announce the prizes of its Design Ideas Competition on Tuesday 5 December at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.
A new art exhibition Milingimbi: A Living Culture, a selection of works from the school of art from Milingimbi Island will feature works from Milingimbi Island, an island located approximately 500 kilometres east of Darwin in the Northern Territory.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Deakin University will partner WA’s key cultural institutions including the Museum, State Library and Art Gallery, as well as the British Museum, to investigate the State’s collection of historical items from pre-colonial to modern times.
The University of Western Australia will next week host a landmark international conference and two photographic exhibitions that aim to explore the powerful role of photography in shaping our understanding of human rights.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family and friends of Miriam Stannage, State Living Treasure and leading Australian artist, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 77.