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Gifted
Nov
9
to Dec 20

Gifted

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 2 (map)
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Sue Eva & Kathy Aspinall

Gifted celebrates objects and the histories, memories and emotions that they may hold through the practices of Kathy Aspinall and Sue Eva. Kathy Aspinall repurposes antique or second hand items into unique jewellery pieces and artist books, while painter Sue Eva creates intimate still lifes that explore the memory we place in everyday items

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Lost Soles
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Lost Soles

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - The Store (map)
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Claire Davenhall

Lost Soles brings together a collection of work by international artist Claire Davenhall, exploring the multicultural migration of people to Australia. Davenhall captures the complex cultural heritage of the many waves of migration to Australia through her sculptural work. 

Claire Davenhall will be working as an artist in focus throughout the exhibition to create an installation based on the first fleet of “lost souls”, shipped from England to Australia in 1788. See what Claire is up to Wednesday - Friday 10am - 5pm.

OPENING SAT 24 NOV 6.30PM - 8PM

VIEWING WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

MJAC WILL ALSO BE OPEN 11AM - 2PM SAT 8 DEC FOR MEET THE ARTIST - LOUISE WELLS AND SAT 15 DEC FOR ARTIST TALK - LOUISE WELLS & CLAIRE DAVENHALL

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Of Our Time - Ordinary Lives
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Of Our Time - Ordinary Lives

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East Gallery (map)
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Louise Wells

Family stories beyond the dates of significant events are lost if not recorded. Of Our Time – Ordinary Lives investigates three generations of maternal women in artist Louise Wells’ family. Through contemporary textiles, Wells explores their changing roles, responsibilities and expectations across the decades, capturing shared history and the cultural structures that shaped the paths of their lives.

OPENING SAT 24 NOV 6.30PM - 8PM

VIEWING WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

MJAC WILL ALSO BE OPEN 11AM - 2PM SAT 8 DEC FOR MEET THE ARTIST - LOUISE WELLS AND SAT 15 DEC FOR ARTIST TALK - LOUISE WELLS & CLAIRE DAVENHALL

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Worn Out Worn Art
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Worn Out Worn Art

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - West Gallery (map)
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Eleven artists and designers explore fabric manipulation techniques, clothing deconstruction/reconstruction and sculptural forms using recycled, upcycled and repurposed materials, reconnecting with lost skills and working against consumerism.

The exhibition complements the annual WOWA Wearable Art Parade held for the first time this year in the historic Midland Junction Arts Centre.

WOWA PARADE SAT 24 NOV 7PM - 8PM

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MJAC WILL ALSO BE OPEN 11AM - 2PM SAT 8 DEC FOR MEET THE ARTIST - LOUISE WELLS AND SAT 15 DEC FOR ARTIST TALK - LOUISE WELLS & CLAIRE DAVENHALL

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Remembering Tomorrow
Oct
7
to Nov 16

Remembering Tomorrow

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - West Gallery & The Store (map)
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Studio Payoka

Artists Rory Dax Paton, Adam Ismail and William Leggett share insights into the industrial, multidisciplinary arts undertaken at Studio Payoka. Remembering Tomorrow will push three and two dimensional practices to new levels though assemblage, mould making, constructed objects, experimental print and expressive painting/drawing techniques.

OPEN SUN 7 OCT 11AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Re-Imagined Railyard
Oct
7
to Nov 16

Re-Imagined Railyard

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East Gallery (map)
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Artists are constantly inventing new realities and experimenting with versions of past histories. Re-imagined Railyard brings visual arts and social history together to evoke personal memories attached to the locally treasured Midland Railway Workshops. Historic train tools, oral histories and new technologies are presented alongside large-scale curated photographic works of remaining objects found at the Midland Railway Workshops by artist Eva Fernandez.  

OPEN SUN 7 OCT 11AM - 2PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools
Sep
21
to Nov 4

Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 1 & 2 (map)
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Part of the What, a Tool Project 

Curated by Jude van der Merwe

Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools invites twelve, successful mid-career artists to examine their relationship with the tools they use on a daily basis as they create artworks, and the imagined tools that provide the answers to life, the universe and everything.

Contributing artists Olga Cironis, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Kevin Draper, Stuart Elliott, Sarah Elson, Dawn Gamblen, Phil Gamblen, Peter Hill, Angela McHarrie, Denise Pepper, Monique Tippett and Tony Windberg.

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Tea Ware
Aug
11
to Sep 28

Tea Ware

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - The Store (map)
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Tea and the sharing of tea is celebrated by many cultures in very diverse and often ritualistic ways. Tea drinking habits can be found worldwide. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world. In conjunction with Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture, MJAC is celebrating the teaware and the art of ceramics.

OPENING CELEBRATION DAY
SAT 11 AUG 11AM – 2PM | TEA CEREMONIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE, VIEW DETAILS > 

OPEN WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM
SAT 11, 25 AUG & 15 SEP 11AM - 2PM

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Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture
Aug
11
to Sep 28

Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East & West Gallery  (map)
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Personal objects have been the catalyst for conversation between 19 local artists and members of the Perth Taiwanese community who have immigrated to Western Australia. The artists have translated and contextualized these dialogues, creating new works to help navigate the increasingly complex issues embedded in the hybrid cultural society in which we live. 

OPENING CELEBRATION DAY
SAT 11 AUG 11AM – 2PM | TEA CEREMONIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE, VIEW DETAILS > 

OPEN WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM
SAT 11, 25 AUG & 15 SEP 11AM - 2PM

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LISTEN TO CURATOR ASHLEY YIHSIN CHANG AND ARTIST BEVERLY ILES DISCUSS THE EXHIBITION ON ARTBEAT ON RTRFM 27/07/18 > 

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Don't Jettison Everything
Aug
3
to Sep 16

Don't Jettison Everything

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 1 (map)
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MAC Members Show

Curated by Mikaela Castledine

The current trend towards fixing or reinventing, as a reaction to our throw away culture, acknowledges something that artists have always done, seeing the beauty in unexpected places. MAC celebrates the ingenuity of our members with an exhibition of works created from the discarded, the broken or the abandoned.

OPEN TUE TO FRI 10AM – 5PM, SAT & SUN 11AM - 3PM

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HyperVision
Jul
7
to Aug 3

HyperVision

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East & West Gallery  (map)
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Presented by City of Swan and Midland Gate

Is home really where the heart is? What makes a house a home? Join the creative discussion and view mixed media works created by young people across the Swan region as they explore the concept of ‘home’ for HyperVision 2018.

OPEN SAT 7 JUL 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Silent Synchronicity
Jun
1
to Jul 15

Silent Synchronicity

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 2 (map)
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Stephanie Reisch

Artist in Residence

Working in residence, Stephanie Reisch explores ways of expanding awareness by taking cues from random curios and natural phenomena occurring in bushland sites around the Mundaring area.

IN RESIDENCE | 19 JUNE - 15 JULY | TUE - THU 10AM - 4PM & SUN 11AM - 3PM

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Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective
Jun
1
to Jul 15

Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 1 (map)
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Curated by Clare Stroud and Lisa Hegarty

Spanning three continents and almost twenty years, ‘Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective’ is a celebration of the early photographic life and career of State Living Treasure, Richard Woldendorp AM.  These rarely seen black and white images - printed by Woldendorp through the 1950’s, 60’S and 70’s – include his first experimental images from 1956, his Award winning portraiture from 1961, and photographs for one of his earliest books, ‘Indonesia’, taken in 1971. 

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Swan Environmental Art Project
May
30
to Jun 29

Swan Environmental Art Project

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Plastic Pollution: Reducing our footprint and caring for our planet

Hundreds of primary school children from across the eastern region immerse themselves in this year’s theme to create designs for the 2018 Swan Environmental Art banners to be displayed across the City of Swan.

OPEN WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Wiru
May
25
to Jun 29

Wiru

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre | West Gallery (map)
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Julie Dowling

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YAMAJI ART

Julie Dowling presents a series of new miniatures. Called ‘Wiru’, which means ‘Spirit’ in Badimaya language, the works represent a community of individuals all related to one language and spirit in the mid-west of WA. Each miniature portrait represents the individuals that make up families who are all decolonising by learning and speaking the Badimaya language.

OPEN SAT 26 MAY 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Specimens
May
25
to Jun 29

Specimens

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre | East Gallery (map)
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Tim Maley

Presented in partnership with DADAA

Specimens is a series of works on paper in which Tim Maley represents the intricate bodies of beetles, moths, butterflies and caterpillars. With delicate marks made in watercolour and pencil, Maley captures the fragility of the insects and imbues the pictures with a sense of wonder and reverence.

OPEN SAT 26 MAY 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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