Cultural Precinct

Galleries and museums at The University of Western Australia

The UWA Cultural Precinct presents a year-long program of exhibitions via its various visual arts venues spread across the Crawley and Nedlands campuses.

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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery showcases innovative exhibitions featuring the University's extensive art collection, as well as contemporary art and touring shows. The Gallery is regarded as one of the finest university galleries in Australia.

All exhibitions are supported by a wide-ranging public program that includes free public talks and special events presented by visiting artists and guest curators.

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Berndt Museum

Established in 1976, the Berndt Museum holds one of Australia's most significant collections of Aboriginal Aboriginal paintings, artefacts, photographs and sound recordings; as well as art and artefacts from Melanesia, Asia and South-East Asia.

Temporarily located within the ground floor of the Dr Harold Schenberg Art Centre, with works exhibited in the Janet Holmes a Court wing within the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery upstairs, the Museum is home to a rich and expanding repository of historical and contemporary cultural material.

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Edward de Courcy Clark Earth Science Museum

The Museum is dedicated to the fascinating world of geo-science. Step back in time as you pass through an Eocene plant grove that flourished 38-55 million years ago, at the entrance of this museum.

Inside you will find a repository of more than 136,000 mineral, rock, fossil and meteorite specimens, and a stimulating Earth Science exhibition for younger explorers.

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Cullity Gallery

The Cullity Gallery is a unique and exciting venue, showcasing innovative works in architecture, visual arts and landscape architecture.

The Gallery which is based within the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) within the Nedlands campus, provides a window into the latest work by students, staff and invited artists.

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ARTLAAB is a street front laboratory, located within the Masonic Contemporary building, and is set up as a dynamic and responsive space for students, staff and alumni and broader community to exchange in ideas about art. The experimental space is intended for development and testing ideas with public engagement.