At PICA we recognise that we are situated within the unceded lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We pay our respects and offer our gratitude to Elders past and present, and to those emerging leaders in the community. We acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the importance of their care and continued connection to culture, community and Country.

Always was, always will be.

Our foyer is open today 10am–5pm. Our exhibitions are always free.

Hatched 21st Birthday Party

Hatched 21st Birthday Party

This year, the exhibition that has launched the careers of many Australian artists turns 21!
Reaching such a milestone is cause for celebration and having been there since the beginning, we feel a sense of pride now that Hatched is all grown up. Being the proud parents that we are, with the help of our friends at RTRFM 92.1, we are hosting a party in the amphitheatre of the Perth Cultural Centre!
Combined with the launch the Hatched 2012 exhibition, the party will also feature live broadcasts, DJ’s and video mash-ups on the Amphitheatre screen. The PICA Bar will be in full-swing and there will pop-up performances by a Hatched artists, combining art, music, video and performance in the cultural hub of Perth!
5-6pm: Live Broadcast of Drivetime
6-6:30pm: Exhibition officially opened by Marcus Canning, Director of ARTRAGE and the presentation of the 2012 Doctor Harold Schenberg Art Prize, broadcast on the Amphitheatre screen
6:30pm: Hatched 2012 opens in the PICA Galleries and continuation of Drivetime
7-9pm: Live Broadcast of Soulsides
9pm: PICA Galleries close
9-10pm: Join us outside as Soulsides keep the party alive with a DJ set