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A consistent favourite of
WA museumgoers, this
exhibition shows brilliant
still-motion pictures of
wildlife from the bioregion
of Australia, New Zealand,
Antarctica and New Guinea.
WA Maritime Museum,
until Aug 4.
ON THE GEORGIA
COAST DURING THE
Dr Thomas Whitely gives a
lecture on the archaeology
and historical voyages of the
Georgia coast. It’s a tragic
tale about the extinction
of an entire culture. WA
Maritime Museum, Jul 26.
BARRACK STREET – A
TIME TO REMINISCE
Barrack Street has been
a popular meeting place
for years. This interactive
exhibition will take you
Look to the future
What will it mean to be a museum heading into the next
century? With plans for the new WA Museum underway, it’s
the question on everyone’s lips. “It’s too easy to say modern
museums will be full of computers, touch screens and video
projections,” says WA Museum CEO Alec Coles. The solution, he
says, is to put creativity above technology. “This will mean creating
opportunities, challenging perceptions and experimenting with ideas.
Creativity isn’t just about arts and artistic practice. It’s about everyone
provoking curiosity and looking at the world in a completely different way. ”
back in time with a historical
exploration of the Perth
Street. State Library of WA,
Aug 19-Sep 6.
What’s it like to study in
prison? This exhibition
shows works from the 33
WA inmates studying for
an art degree. Fremantle
Prison, Sep 7-Dec 1.
Journey into an ancient
Egyptian world of magic,
mummies and mystery at
this spellbinding exhibition
from the British Museum.
WA Museum, until Sep 22.
This collection includes bark
paintings, acrylic works,
historic photographs, and
song narratives recorded by
co-founder Ronald Berndt in
1961. Berndt Anthropology
Museum, until Dec 14.
Scoop brings you a handful of
eclectic museums to visit this season.
For the full list, go to scoop.com.au.
Freshwater Bay Museum
It’s like going back to school – way back! This
preserved nineteenth century schoolhouse houses
artefacts, photographs, and oral history tapes.
66 Victoria Avenue, Claremont.
Museum of Performing Arts
Downstairs at the Maj lies a treasure trove of
performance relics, including glamorous costumes,
photographs, press clippings, scripts and scores.
The oldest item in the museum collection, a beautiful
silk program from a Perth performance, dates back
to 1854. 825 Hay Street, Perth.
Experience the wonders of space. Operated by Bella
Wunderlin (AKA “Quasar”) and Hans Wunderlin (“Hans
Solo”), the observatory houses five large telescopes,
including the largest in Australia for public access.
1098 Military Road, Clarkson.
One of Australia’s finest collections of contemporary
and historic Aboriginal art, this museum was founded
by anthropologists Ronald and Catherine Berndt. It
also features collections from Melanesia, Asia and
South-East Asia. UWA, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley.
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