Cultural Precinct

WINTERarts 2013 Special Events

Further Information

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  • Cultural Precinct: arts and culture on campus

WINTERarts showcases the contribution the arts make to the life of The University of Western Australia, which is celebrating its centenary this year.

WINTERarts provides a snapshot of the arts on campus during the month of July - featuring exhibitions, performances, talks by visual artists and authors, workshops and special events.

The Berndt Museum and the UWA Student Guild have two special events planned for WINTERarts.


Berndt Museum Family Day: Storytelling across cultures

George Winnunuj playing didgeridoo and john gwadbu singing and playing clap-sticks

George Winnunuj playing didgeridoo and John Gwadbu singing and playing clap-sticks. Goulburn Island, Northwest Arnhem Land, NT. Photographer by R.M. Berndt, 1961. [P36925]


Storytelling takes on many different forms and is a universal activity throughout different cultures. Come and explore various kinds of storytelling with an afternoon of talks, performances and activities hosted by the Berndt Museum in association with the current exhibition Little Paintings, Big Stories: Gossip Songs of Western Arnhem Land.


  • Location: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
  • When: Saturday 6 July 2013 | 1pm
  • Cost: FREE event.
  • Enquiries: (08) 6488 3707 or [email protected]
  • More information: Visit the Berndt Museum Public Program webpage

Special event: Guild Centenary Gala

ORIENTing art exhibition opening event photo

Opening Night, ORIENTing art exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.


A night to reminisce, catch up with old friends, make new ones and share stories from the last one hundred years of the UWA Student Guild. Hosted by the 100th Guild President, Cameron Barnes, the evening will feature special guest speakers as the Guild unveils and launches the Guild's Centenary Publication. It will be a night to remember.


  • Location: Hackett Hall, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
  • When: Friday 12 July 2013 | 7:30pm
  • Cost: $90 + booking fee. Limited numbers, discount for group bookings, partners welcome.
  • Bookings: