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WA is days away from a massive celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of our 1983 America's Cup win that put Fremantle on the world map.
The State Government is investing $609,088 in 13 diverse projects including the presentation of the New Bachelorette, a theatrical production by Julia Hales and Bron Batten.
Step back in time, relive the excitement and experience the legacy of Australia II’s historic America’s Cup win at the WA Maritime Museum’s ‘Australia II – 40 Years On’ exhibition.
The Department of Sport, Local Government and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is seeking expressions of interest from people with experience in the Western Australian arts and cultural sector to assess grant applications for the culture and arts team.
Fostering cooperation in the sectors of international education, creative industries, and the digital economy, was on the agenda today as the Indonesia Connect Roadshow continues.
It's lights, camera, action across Perth and the Wheatbelt region as filming begins for season 2 of the award-winning courtroom drama series The Twelve, which is estimated to bring $9.6 million in expenditure to the State.
Homegrown talent, international celebrities and the natural beauty of the South West will be in the spotlight when the red carpet rolls out this week for CinefestOZ.
A local WA band will win the chance to support Coldplay’s ‘Music of The Spheres’ Perth performance later this year through the Coldplay Rising Artist Competition.
The WA Maritime Museum, in collaboration with Theatre 180, presents Taking Liberty, an adaptation of Ingle Knight’s award-winning play about Australia’s historic, 1983 America’s Cup win.
It may be 40 years on from our monumental America’s Cup win but many of us still remember where we were — bursting with pride — as Australia II dramatically beat Liberty and took away the trophy from the New York Yacht Club who had held it tight for 132 years!
A new website with an industry toolkit, created thanks to State Government funding, is aiming to make live music venues in Western Australia safer and more inclusive, especially for women and the LGBTQI+ community.
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) has begun the development of a new 10 Year Vision for Arts and Culture in Western Australia.
3 museums spanning Australia and New Zealand have joined forces for a funding partnership to develop a trio of majestic and ground-breaking virtual reality (VR) films for exhibitions at the museums from 2024 onwards.
2 new programs are opening today for short-notice opportunities that arise for Western Australian artists or contemporary musicians.
Season 2 of the award-winning crime series The Twelve will be filmed in Western Australia.
Western Australian community projects will benefit from sharing in about $600,000 in unclaimed gambling winnings.
Visitors now have even more to discover in the Peel/Binjareb region, with the popular Giants of Mandurah outdoor sculpture trail welcoming a new addition.
Students throughout Western Australia will benefit from enriched learning through the arts following the allocation of $485,126 in Creativity for Schools funding for residency and collaboration projects.
Local governments across the state are receiving support to undertake cultural planning, thanks to the latest round of culture and arts funding from the State Government.
20 projects throughout the Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid West, Goldfields-Esperance and metropolitan regions will share in $469,384 through the Connecting to Country program.
The department provides funding to promote participation and achievement in culture and the arts.
The department recognises and values the talents of Aboriginal artists and acknowledges the depth and diversity of Aboriginal cultures.
We are committed to improving access to arts and culture and acknowledge the importance of finding new ways to support those who are producing world class work in regional, rural and remote locations.
The Cultural Infrastructure Toolkit supports the implementation of the WA Cultural Infrastructure Framework 2030+.
The Western Australian Cultural Infrastructure Map displays the State’s existing cultural infrastructure and can be used to search for a cultural facility, or for future planning to grow WA’s cultural engagement and creative economy.
The research hub contains culture and the arts research projects, statistics and links to summary reports and publications about culture and the arts in Western Australia.
The Major Performing Arts companies play a vital role in the development of artists and audiences, as well as being a large employer of artists and arts professionals in Western Australia.
The department recognises the universal value of culture and the arts to the wider community.
Public art can transform a place, mark an event, stimulate debate and generate cultural tourism.
Acknowledging the outstanding contributions of individual philanthropists and businesses who partner with arts and cultural organisations across WA.
Acknowledging the ability of artists to engage, move, involve and entertain audiences.
Presenting an exciting new future for Perth’s ‘epicentre of culture’.
To be located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people in the Perth city, the Aboriginal Cultural Centre will commemorate the ongoing connections to the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River).
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