Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

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.
‘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.
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.

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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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.
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Libraries and museums have stories and artefacts that tell us about how people have lived in the past, as well as the present. What artefacts will be collected by museums and libraries in the future?
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This exhibition is an exploration of the visions of central Perth - both compatible and contested - using photos, paintings, maps, videos and stories.
Last updated on 21 June 2021