Stan and Jean Perron have announced they will be donating $10 million across 10 years to the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, adding to a multitude of reasons Mr Perron was awarded State Shaper by The 500 Club today.
A team of talented young indigenous artists has brought colour to the walls of a retail space in Watertown, owned by Lendlease, with the opening of a new gallery led by 21-year-old Noongar man Peter Farmer Jnr.
SPECIAL REPORT: Western Australia’s 10 largest philanthropic foundations distributed $65 million last year, but like many charities, some of these organisations are increasingly targeting individual supporters to offset rising fundraising costs.
The auditor general of Western Australia has found about 785 artworks of the state’s $300 million collection is at risk of damage or loss due to inadequate storage, conservation and monitoring by the Art Gallery of WA.
For the first time in its 65-year history, Perth Festival has appointed a home-grown artistic director, Iain Grandage, whose creative vision will be executed across a four-year tenure starting in 2020.