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Perth Cultural Centre
51 James St
Northbridge, WA 6000

General enquiries
+ 61 (0) 8 9228 6300
info@pica.org.au

Opening hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Sunday
10am–5pm

PICA is located in the Perth Cultural Centre – also home to WA Museum, State Library of Western Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia, The Blue Room Theatre and the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia. It is a 5-minute walk from Perth Train Station and Busport.

Nestled in a corner of the building is the PICA Bar & Café where you can grab your morning coffee, lunch or evening drinks in the relaxed atmosphere of the Cultural Centre.

Our art exhibitions are free to attend and are open to the public from Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm. Please note that the galleries are closed during exhibition changeover.

Our performances are generally ticketed entry, you can find out all the details and how to book in our What’s On section.

Getting Here

PICA is easily accessible via public transport and by car.

Public Transport

PICA is just a 5 minute walk from the Perth Train Station (take the pedestrian overpass to the Perth Cultural Centre) or the Roe Street Bus Station (enter the Perth Cultural Centre via James Street).

Transperth’s free Blue CAT buses also provide the closest pick-up and drop-off points for PICA located in Beaufort Street.

Parking

The closest carparks to the Perth Cultural Centre are the CPP State Library (entry via Francis Street) or the CPP Cultural Centre (entry via Roe Street) Carparks

ACROD car parking is available within both of these carparks.

Further details can be found at City of Perth Parking.

Box Office

Open during gallery hours and one hour before performances, in person & by phone +61 (0) 8 9228 6300.

Access

PICA offers a range of services to make our gallery and performance spaces accessible to all.
Please look for these icons within the event pages throughout the site.

  • The Companion Card

    Admits carers to shows as complimentary guests. Holders of this card are welcome to attend any performance presented by PICA. All companion card bookings must be made over the phone or in person at PICA.

  • Audio Description

    PICA is partnering with DADAA to offer Audio Description services for selected exhibitions and performances through the Access All Arts program. Audio Description enhances live performance and visual art for people who are blind or vision impaired. An Audio Describer delivers a verbal description of the visual elements via a personal headset.

  • Assistive access

    This symbol indicates that assistance from a Companion is likely necessary for wheelchair users to navigate a space.

  • 50 eye

    May have music or sounds in the background. Open caption, scripts and descriptions are provided.

  • Wheelchair accessible

    This indicates that the venue/location is accessible for people with limited mobility, including wheelchairs. If this symbol is not listed on an event, access may be limited, so please contact us for more informatio

  • Large print texts

    Large print versions of texts accompanying exhibitions and performances are available from Front of House upon request.

  • Tactile Tours

    PICA is proud to offer Tactile Tour for various exhibitions and events. Tactile Tours involve participants exploring the exhibition with a trained Guide as they journey through informed discussion, touch and sound. The Guide will offer verbal descriptions of the artworks during the tour to visitors who are vision impaired or blind.

  • 75 eye

    No music or sounds. Access to spoken word provided by open caption and/or script.

  • 100 eye

    No music or dialogue, or all dialogue is open captioned

  • Auslan Interpreting

    Auslan interpreting is provided at a number of our talks, performances and events.

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