Community interest sought in New Fortune Theatre

Monday, 5 December 2011

To restore or not restore, that is the question The University of Western Australia wants to ask the wider community as it undertakes a Lotterywest funded community interest feasibility study into the future of UWA's New Fortune Theatre.

Professor Ted Snell, Director, UWA Museums.

Director's Message from Professor Ted Snell

Monday, 14 November 2011

UWA Museums are now consolidated on campus with the move of the Berndt Museum into a purpose built facility that has created the Dr Harold Schenberg Art Centre.

'Dancing Swan'

'An artist's journey' on display at UWA

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

A new exhibition of acrylic paintings will be on display at The University Club from Tuesday 8 November 2011.

Immigration Secretary to discuss Islam

Friday, 21 October 2011

‘Australian Government Approaches to Islam' is the title of a lecture to be given by Mr Andrew Metcalfe, Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, at The University of Western Australia.

James Ledger

UWA music man voted best in Australia

Thursday, 13 October 2011

A work by a composition lecturer from The University of Western Australia has been voted the Classical Masterpiece in The Monthly magazine's ‘20 Australian Masterpieces since 2000'.

School of Music composition lecturer James Ledger goes from strength to strength

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

James Ledger's orchestral piece 'Chronicles', 2009 continues its success.

2012 Australian Youth Orchestra season highlights School of Music talent

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

A number of School of Music students have been accepted into Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) activities for their 2012 season.  

Australian Youth Orchestra National Music Camp welcomes School of Music stars

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Talented School of Music instrumental and composition students win places on the Australian Youth Orchestra's National Music Camp.

2011 Vose Memorial Prize finalists

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

The 2011 Vose Memorial Prize finalists are School of Music students, Alexander McCracken, Jeremy Huynh and Jasmin Parkinson-Stewart.

UWA Arts Student Wins ‘Premia Italia’ prize and a return flight to Italy

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

UWA Arts student, Amy Steinepreis has won a prestigious national ‘Premio Italia’ Italian prize offered by the Embassy of Italy in the Literary Category section.

Linguistics Honours Students win scholarships to work on Indigenous languages

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Two UWA Linguistics Honours students – James Bednall and Stephanie Jenkins - have won Summer Research Scholarships offered by ANU and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) to work on Indigenous languages. The scholarships cover travel, accommodation and expenses to work for eight weeks with archival materials at AIATSIS in Canberra, and also include a one-week field trip to the Wangka Maya Language Centre in Hedland.

ALVA student painting

Inaugural Bali Art Studio

Friday, 16 September 2011

During the mid-semester break, 19 students from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) travelled to Bali as part of the inaugural Bali Art Studio. The studio was offered as an elective unit and was taken by students studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Fine Arts.

Randolph Stow

Annual lecture honours Randolph Stow

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

One of Western Australia's most celebrated authors will be honoured with an annual lecture at The University of Western Australia.

Trove calls for UWA arts journal submissions

Monday, 12 September 2011

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's online creative arts journal, are seeking submissions for the third issue to be launched in November.

Bianca Galipo, David Cook and Paul Wright admire the latest acquisition

World renowned musician to play fine gift

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Robert Hill, world renowned harpsichordist and Professor at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, will share the magic of WA surgeon David Cooke's generous gift to The University of Western Australia at a recital on his brother's beautiful creation, a Keith Hill Harpsichord.

Photo: Toni Wilkinson

Perth Festival welcomes Rio Tinto's four-year increased commitment to family and education program

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce Rio Tinto's ongoing and increased financial support for 2012-2015, doubling its commitment to support two key areas of the Festival: the Family and Education Program.

Stephen Daisley

UWA congratulates top Aussie author

Friday, 8 July 2011

Debut novelist Stephen Daisley, who is completing his Doctorate in Creative Writing at The University of Western Australia, has won the prize for fiction at the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Waltzing the Wilarra

Perth International Arts Festival Helpmann Award nominees

Friday, 8 July 2011

The University of Western Australia is delighted that the Perth International Arts Festival has received six prestigious Helpmann Award nominations for artists and performers at the 2011 Festival.

Evan Kennea

WASO appoints Kennea

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Perth International Arts Festival Program Manager Evan Kennea has been appointed head of artistic planning at the WA Symphony Orchestra.

Hot arts season for winter warmth

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Desert paintings, a literary lunch, a musical Bastille Day celebration, and a NAIDOC Week world premiere of a new work for violin, cello and didgeridoo are just some of the offerings at The University of Western Australia's contribution to the City of Perth's Winter Arts season 6-13 July.