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Housed in a large and striking heritage building in the heart of Perth, Western Australia, PICA is the city’s focal point for those wishing to experience the best of Australian and international visual, performance and interdisciplinary art. PICA is...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
51 James Street Northbridge | Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Staff is great. Cutting edge contemporary art is well displayed. It's not a huge selection however versatile enough to peak my interest. It's free with options of donations. Adjecant is a bar, which opens at 10am.
Not very big and has a big hall on 1st floor and several smaller rooms upstair. Exhibition changes periodically. On my visit there were 2 exhibits that impressed me. One with several big screens showing 4 world elements. Another is visual display with 3 chantings...More
The PICA is fascinating. Exhibits are unique, interesting and make me want to linger! I visit twice a year and am continually stimulated and excited about the range of projects. They are cutting edge in the world of new ways to present and think about...More
Date of experience: December 2017
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PICA P, Public Relations Manager at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018
We are thrilled to hear you love spending time at PICA and we very much appreciate you taking the time to write a review. PICA has a long tradition of presenting groundbreaking contemporary art and performance. We look forward to seeing you at...More
It's great to see contemporary art having it's own place in Perth and PICA provides that venue with an eclectic display of "the energy around us". We especially liked the large interactive screen which allowed you feel like you were flying while everyone watched on....More
As Perth last a lot of its heritage buildings during the late 60s and 70s to greedy developers is refreshing to see some stood the test of time.
As this is on the heart of the cultural centre it showcases or early history.
More of an exhibition space than a permanent gallery. When I was here they had a collection of contemporary aboriginal paintings that were quite lovely. Worth checking out, particularly since it is free,