The John Curtin Gallery boasts three first class gallery spaces. It is one of Australia's newest major public art galleries, and one of the largest and best equipped University galleries in Australia. Since opening in February 1998 it has presented numerous exhibitions of international, national and local artists including Bill Viola, Stan Douglas, Grace Weir, Joao Penalva, Char Davies, Ken Rinaldo, Victoria Vesna, Stelarc, Dennis del Favero, Tracey Moffatt, Nolene Lucas, Robert MacPherson, Alan Sekula, Sally Smart, Patricia Piccinini, Narelle Jubelin, Susan Cohn, and Brian Blanchflower.
Sir Laurence Brodie-Hall Atrium and Access Gallery
The John Curtin Gallery also includes an extensive atrium area which, due to its scale, is able to display very large works and also provides a wonderful space for gallery functions. The Access Gallery, located next to the BankWest Lecture Theatre, is a smaller, more intimate exhibition space.
House of Tarvydas and Looking Out, installation view, 2008
BankWest Lecture Theatre
The BankWest Lecture Theatre is also situated within the gallery complex and services our significant education and lecture program. The lecture theatre is fully equipped with touch screen visual and audio display technology and seats 120 people.
The front of the gallery opens out onto the alfresco dining area at Aroma Café. The café services all our catering needs and also provides a place for visitors to eat, relax and have coffee.
All our facilities have wheelchair access. Visitors parking is located throughout the campus, the closest location being off Dumas Road at the front of the campus. Public transport to the gallery operates throughout the day, seven days a week from Fremantle, Perth City and both Oats Street and Canning Bridge Train Stations.