Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

The Art of the Story
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An exhibition of illustrations and paintings from each of Frané Lessac's award-winning children's books. Including My Little Island, Magic Boomerang, Simpson and his Donkey, and her most recent release Our Country, Ancient Wonders.

Online Exhibitions

This online exhibition brings together advertising and promotional photographs from the State Library’s diverse collection of photographs by Stevenson, Kinder & Scott Corporate Photography.

Past Exhibitions

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Propel Youth Arts invited young people from across WA to share their personal stories and passions by filling a small book. Browse and explore the sketchbooks completed by 2022 Sketchbook Project participants.
Illustrations by Gabriel Evans
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An exhibition and make-believe tea party based on the picture book 'A Perfectly Posh Pink Afternoon Tea' by Coral Vass and Gabriel Evans.
Exhibition of Abraham 'Izzy' Orloff's photographs
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See a curated selection of photographs and experience interwar (1918-1939) Perth and Fremantle through the lens of photographer Abraham 'Izzy' Orloff.
‘At the Fence’ with Stolen Generations Survivors
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Recreates moments from the institutionalisation of mixed descent Aboriginal children at mission sites. Shadows of the past, silhouettes of resilience and portraits of survival.
A Garden of Green
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Exhibition and creative installation relating to the picture book Florette developed in collaboration with the author and illustrator, Anna Walker.
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Visit the World Press Photo Exhibition 2021 on its world-wide tour showcasing the stories that matter.
Illustrations from the picture book
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Showcasing original artwork by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr from the award-winning picture book Little Bird's Day – written by Sally Morgan.
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An exhibition celebrating the eight extraordinary state and territory recipients of the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards.
satellite exhibition
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A unique collection of Aboriginal photographs taken by one of Australia's earliest photographers.
The illustrated picture book by Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli
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An exploration of how Liz Anelli crafted the illustrations through layering of sketches, collage, ephemera and digital techniques.
This page last updated on 21 June 2021