Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

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Showcasing the best photojournalism and documentary photography of the last year. For its 65th edition, the contest saw 4,066 photographers from 130 countries enter 64,823 photographs.
by Leigh Hobbs
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A showcase of original pen and gouache illustrations from the book Old Tom: Man of Mystery (Allen & Unwin) by beloved children’s author and illustrator Leigh Hobbs.

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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Hear audio accounts from ten respected Elders from Boorloo (Perth) that are poignant, powerful and at times heart-breaking and harrowing.
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. Extended until Sunday, 17 July!!
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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.
This page last updated on 21 June 2021