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Colour paints the walls of Albany Town Hall
Posted 27 July 2023 Colour paints the walls of Albany Town Hall

A variety of abstract artistic elements will be on show at the Albany Town Hall next month at the captivating exhibition Colour in Practice.

NAIDOC week celebrated at the Town Hall
Posted 21 June 2023 NAIDOC week celebrated at the Town Hall

Paintings from two private Albany art collections will be on public display at the Albany Town Hall next week to recognise NAIDOC Week 2023.

G + B Exhibition returns for a second instalment
Posted 21 June 2023 G + B Exhibition returns for a second instalment

With the Maritime Festival’s G + B exhibition proving to be a huge success in 2022, it has earnt its place on the 2023 festival line up with the inspirations of green and blue back for another year.

Maritime Festival takes over Albany Town Hall
Posted 15 June 2023 Maritime Festival takes over Albany Town Hall

The sights and sounds of the Maritime Festival will be on display at the Albany Town Hall through the month of July with Songs of the Sea, Maritime Movies and a local album launch to ravish the senses.

Artwork of generations at the Town Hall
Posted 25 May 2023 Artwork of generations at the Town Hall

The artwork of three generations of Menang Noongar artists will be on display at the Albany Town Hall this week in an exhibition titled Generations.

Local artists display award winning talent
Posted 11 April 2023 Local artists display award winning talent

Great Southern Art Award 2023 prize winners announced.

Binalup sky lights up over Easter
Posted 13 February 2023 Binalup sky lights up over Easter

The City of Albany and Lotterywest are bringing a drone light show spectacle to Binalup / Middleton Beach this Easter to entertain, engage and delight audiences of all ages.

Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall
Posted 05 January 2023 Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall

Art meets marine science when MIX Artists present their new exhibition, Immerse, at the Albany Town Hall this month.

Christmas Lights Trail back for 2022
Posted 16 November 2022 Christmas Lights Trail back for 2022

Albany’s CBD will come alight for the festive season this weekend with the return of the popular City of Albany Christmas Lights Trail.

EXHIBITION CALL OUT 2023/2024
Posted 12 October 2022 EXHIBITION CALL OUT 2023/2024

Applications are NOW OPEN for the City of Albany Exhibition Call Out for the Albany Town Hall and Vancouver Arts Centre for 2023/2024.

Southern Art + Craft Trail Exhibition Call Out 2023
Posted 12 October 2022 Southern Art + Craft Trail Exhibition Call Out 2023

 Applications are NOW OPEN for the Vancouver Arts Centre ART TRAIL CALL OUT 2023.

Live @ the Town Hall
Posted 25 May 2022 Live @ the Town Hall

Albany’s iconic Town Hall will come alive when Live @ the Town Hall hosts contemporary artists for a weekend of live entertainment supported by Rio Tinto and the City of Albany.

Reconciliation Week, Be Brave Make Change
Posted 25 May 2022 Reconciliation Week, Be Brave Make Change

The City of Albany is recognising Reconciliation Week 2022 by joining the State Government’s Street Banner Project later this month.

Town Hall turns Royal Purple
Posted 25 May 2022 Town Hall turns Royal Purple

Albany’s iconic Town Hall is turning royal purple this June long weekend in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming the first Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.

Captain Cook captured in art at the Town Hall
Posted 25 May 2022 Captain Cook captured in art at the Town Hall

Visitors to Albany Town Hall will soon be able to explore a range of artwork that depicts Captain James Cook’s early life.

Sixty years celebrated with artistic flair
Posted 10 February 2022 Sixty years celebrated with artistic flair

Six decades of local art is being celebrated at Albany Town Hall this month with Albany Art Group staging a Diamond Jubilee Exhibition to mark its 60th anniversary.

Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future
Posted 25 November 2021 Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future

Following several months of community engagement, consultation and workshops across the region, the Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Draft Strategy is now available for public comment.

City of Albany lights up for Christmas
Posted 10 November 2021 City of Albany lights up for Christmas

The City of Albany’s Christmas festivities are double in size this year, combining the community’s traditional pageant with a new Christmas attraction that is sure to engage the whole family.

Emotional exhibition arrives at Town Hall
Posted 08 November 2021 Emotional exhibition arrives at Town Hall

An emotional and reflective collective exhibition Eight: The Shift and Saudade will open from 9 November at the Albany Town Hall.

Local school artwork heads to the big smoke
Posted 30 July 2021 Local school artwork heads to the big smoke

City of Albany in partnership with WALGA have received nine local primary school submissions to showcase their artwork at Yagan Square in Perth later this year for the #shoWcAse in Pixels exhibit.

Middleton Beach shines in artistic light
Posted 29 July 2021 Middleton Beach shines in artistic light

Our very own Middleton Beach has become the canvas for local emerging artist Jhodi Bennett’s new exhibition Passage Through First Light which will be on display at the Vancouver Arts Centre.

City look for new artist in residence
Posted 29 July 2021 City look for new artist in residence

Visiting artists who want to showcase the heritage, environment, community or culture of our region are invited to apply for an Artist in Residence position with the Vancouver Arts Centre’s program.

Art exhibition inspires at Albany Town Hall
Posted 24 June 2021 Art exhibition inspires at Albany Town Hall

Albany Town Hall is set to host the second Freighting Ideas exhibition from ART ON THE MOVE and the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) next month.

Preppers opens at the Town Hall
Posted 19 May 2021 Preppers opens at the Town Hall

Whether an environmental collapse, rising political nativism or a financial crash, preppers are ready for the worst and this new doomsday phenomenon is being exhibited at the Town Hall this month.

Reconciliation Week comes to York Street
Posted 14 May 2021 Reconciliation Week comes to York Street

The six seasons of the Noongar calendar will be displayed on the Alison Hartman Gardens and Town Square banners this month in recognition of Reconciliation Week that runs from 27 May to 3 June.

GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy
Posted 29 April 2021 GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy

Together art, culture and heritage create a sense of identity for our community and now a Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy is being created to harness our regions individuality.

Albany Sinfonia 'Fanfare'
Posted 20 April 2021 Albany Sinfonia 'Fanfare'

new paintings Exhibition by Shaun Wake-Mazey
Posted 20 April 2021 new paintings Exhibition by Shaun Wake-Mazey

Clarence exhibition opens
Posted 16 April 2021 Clarence exhibition opens

Whether it’s visual art, music or photography, participation in the arts has a significant positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing and a new exhibition by Jo Wassell proves this is true at any age.

Photography exhibit looks in the past
Posted 09 April 2021 Photography exhibit looks in the past

A harrowing and poignant photographic exhibition documenting the impact of WWI on Australia’s grieving women and its returned soldiers is opening in Albany this weekend.

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