Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Celebrating 30 Years

digital drawing of the exterior entrance of Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, coloured purple, with a large 30 to the right.


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In 2020 Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – the first purpose-built gallery on an Australian University campus – celebrates 30 years of programming that showcases the University of Western Australia's remarkable collection and the power of art to spark connection and conversation.

Join us in celebration as we host a range of activities that look back on our history as well as our future, highlighting the unique possibilities of university art galleries.

Photograph of exterior windows on Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery with two large vinyl stickers adhered to them.


A series of new artworks commissioned for LWAG's south-facing windows.

Iain Dean: We are Crumbs
February–May 2020

Nathan Beard
May–August 2020

Pictured right: Iain Dean: We Are Crumbs. Photograph by Kate Shelton.

In Practice

Public program series focusing on professional practice in the arts.

Radical Curatorship
Thursday 30 April, 5-7pm
Free | More Info + RSVP

Join Campbell Gray, Director of The University of Queensland Art Museum, to discuss the complex social, financial and architectural influences that impact exhibition-making.

Gray has spent 30 years working in art museums and previously worked as Director, Brigham Young University Museum of Art in Utah, USA. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Art History from the University of Sussex.

Gallery Party

A full day of art-making, live music, food and more on LWAG's official 30th birthday!

Save the Date
Saturday 18 July, 11am–5pm

Top image: design by Clare McFarlane

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