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Perth Science Festival


Sat 12 Aug 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 13 Aug 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth CBD, Western Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


We're kicking off National Science Week with a bang with the 2017 Perth Science Festival!

Get down to the free Perth Science Festival for over 40 interactive stalls, explosive science shows, native animals the list goes on!

PICA is teaming up with Perth Science Festival to present a day of activities for National Science Week that uncover the fascinating link between art and science. All activities are free, suitable for all ages and bookings are not required. For more info go to PICA website.

Drop-in Workshop - Weaving Stories Together | 11am–2pm
Join Nyoongar painter, sculptor and weaver Sharyn Egan in creating a large community weaving using straw, raffia and parts of the Balga tree.

Tour – Science in Art | 1:30pm–2:30pm
A scientist and an artist join forces to bring you a tour of current exhibition When the Sky Fell: Legacies of the 1967 Referendum. Join Dylan Korczynskyj, Associate Professor at Notre Dame University and specialist in zoology and plant ecology, and Ned Reilly, gallery attendant; educational tour guide; install technician and artist, as they discuss different perspectives of some of the artworks in this important exhibition.

Open Studio – PRVCY | 3pm–4pm
In this session, audiences can experience a behind the scenes look at the new performance work in development, PRVCY, featuring live video and drone technology.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat for updates @PerthSciFest.

Brought to you by Inspiring Australia, Scitech, the City of Perth, the State Government of Western Australia, the WA Museum, the University of Western Australia, WesCEF and the MRA.