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At 12.00pm today, as part of a nationally consistent approach, all cultural and art institutions in Western Australia will close in the interests of public safety in response to COVID-19.
The State Government has introduced legislation to Parliament to establish a new body to oversee Western Australia's theatre venues and other cultural assets.
To celebrate National Reconciliation Week, the department is coordinating the Street Banner Project across Western Australia.
The finale of the 2020 Perth Festival will be held tomorrow (Sunday, March 1), on the 40th anniversary since original AC/DC front man Bon Scott was laid to rest at Fremantle Cemetery, and event goers are invited to rock out to the once-in-a-generation event.
Government organisations and community will collaborate to develop an arts, culture and heritage strategy for the Great Southern region, thanks to a $50,000 investment from the Regional Arts and Culture Investment Program (RACIP).
The stages are set and a Hell's Bell is set to ring in the world's largest homage to AC/DC's Bon Scott and his Western Australian links at Perth Festival's 2020 free public finale.
The State Government will provide $1.6 million in the latest round of health grants to 15 arts organisations across the State to help promote mental health and wellbeing within annual arts programs.
Western Australian artists and arts organisations are invited to add their inclusive and accessible programs, opportunities and events to national arts directory - Choose Art.
The department has changed the way applications are reviewed for Arts 15k-plus and the 15k-plus category of the Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program.
Perth's outer metropolitan communities will have more opportunities to participate in high-quality arts and cultural experiences thanks to a new pilot program opening next month.
An independent survey into how Western Australians view the arts shows strong and increasing public support for the value of the State’s culture and arts activities.
Western Australia's new world-class museum has achieved a major milestone with the construction phase reaching practical completion, on time and within the allocated budget.
A new grant program will provide an opportunity for Western Australian artists to take part in an exchange program with artists in South East Asia.
A new, free digital platform that provides access to the extraordinary collections from Western Australia's main cultural institutions through a single, searchable portal, has gone live.
Music industry professionals, musicians and practitioners are invited to have their say on professional development and capacity building needs in the local contemporary music industry.
Western Australia’s premier contemporary music conference received $200,000 from the Contemporary Music Fund to support its continued success over three years.
Three metropolitan councils are banding together to help create a family event that promises to be one of the highlights of the 2020 Festival of Perth.
Thirty-seven Western Australian arts, cultural and creative sector organisations will share in more than $31 million in funding over three years as part of the Arts Organisations Investment Program (AOIP).
Western Australians and Perth Festival goers will be able to pay homage to AC/DC's Bon Scott and his Western Australian links on the world's longest stage at the 2020 Perth Festival free public finale event.
Western Australia's aspiring young musicians will have more opportunities to take part in the contemporary music sector thanks to a $250,000 investment from the Contemporary Music Fund.
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.
Acknowledging the outstanding contributions of individual philanthropists and businesses who partner with arts and cultural organisations across WA.
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.
Acknowledging the ability of artists to engage, move, involve and entertain audiences.
Public art can transform a place, mark an event, stimulate debate and generate cultural tourism.