ARTS & CULTURE
Perth Hills has a large and diverse range of local artists and galleries
Come immerse yourself in the culture and discover local artists.
Zig Zag Gallery
Zig Zag Cultural Centre Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theZigZagGallery
Location: Perth Hills Visitor Centre, Zig Zag Cultural Centre, Railway Road, Kalamunda
A modern gallery space showing a diverse range of exhibitions throughout the year, including painting, photography sculpture and textiles.
Kalamunda Open Studios
Kalamunda Open Studios is an event held every year in October in the Shire of Kalamunda. Professional artists open their studios to the public for conversation, information and art sales. Kalamunda has a very large and diverse population of artists who enjoy the lifestyle and find inspiration for their work in this creative community and Spring is a fantastic time to visit this beautiful area.
Location: Gladstone Road, Walliston (Studio Visit by appointment only).
Enquiries: 0408 953 496
Some products also for sale at the Perth Hills Visitor Centre, the Kalamunda Village Markets and Zanthorrea Nursery.
Just outside of Kalamunda, a quirky artist lives in the bush in a lizard-screened house, where he creates his unique art and craft from metal and MDF. Come along to Rustyroo and see his creations! Rustyroo is as Australian as a BBQ on the beach on a hot summer’s day. Rustyroo would like you to meet all his friends from the bush, the sky and the sea. It’s time to get hopping with Rustyroo.
Location: 56 Railway Rd, Kalamunda (next to Kalamunda History Village)
Open Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 10.30am – 3.30pm. Ph: 9454 5692. Local arts & crafts for sale by Kalamunda & Districts Arts & Crafts Group.
Kalamunda Historical Society/History Village
Location: 56 Railway Rd, Kalamunda in the Zig Zag Cultural Centre
Phone: 9293 1371
Monday – Wednesday & Friday & Public Holidays: 10am – 3pm,
Weekends: 10am – 4pm, Closed Thursdays.
Kalamunda History Village is the largest folk museum in Western Australia, depicting the early years of life in the Perth Hills and the industries that developed in the area.
Location: 12 Kalamunda Rd, Kalamunda.
Open Sunday 2pm – 4pm.
Historical culture of the area -The Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society manages the largest folk museum in Western Australia, depicting the unique hills life and industries centred around the development of the Kalamunda area. The Kalamunda History Village and Stirk Cottage are situated in pleasant surroundings close to the centre of the Kalamunda town site.
Gem Camera Club
‘Spring in the Hills’ Competition
Kalamunda Spring in the Hills is a Competition Exhibition and Sale for Amateur Photographers in Western Australia. The Spring in the Hills Photographic Exhibition is usually exhibited in the Zig Zag Gallery, 50 Railway Road, Kalamunda during September / October. Gem Camera Club hold monthly meetings and basic photography courses with photographers of all levels and skill welcome to join.
Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre (KPAC)
Location: 48 Canning Rd, Kalamunda 6076
Phone: 9257 2558.
Website / Tickets: http://www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/KPAC
Performances, shows and Morning Music - Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre hosts a variety of shows including the monthly Morning Music on Wednesdays, plays by local and well known directors, stand-up comedians and many more. Check out their ‘What’s On’ page for more information.
Location: Central Mall, Kalamunda.
Ticket Sales @ Lucky Charm Newsagency 9257 2668
KADS has been entertaining our Kalamunda and surrounding community audiences since 1972. The Kalamunda Society produces 4 shows per year with quality entertainment from very talented local performers at affordable prices for everybody to enjoy, there’s even dinner and a show nights!
Arts & Crafts Groups
Kalamunda & Districts Arts & Crafts Group – Ph: 9454 5692
Meetings third Wednesday of each month at the Jack Healey Centre, Kalamunda. Exhibitions and sales throughout the year
Lesmurdie Arts & Crafts Group - Ph: 0420 415 131
Exhibitions and sales throughout the year
Gooseberry Hill Arts & Crafts Group - Ph: 9291 4870.
Exhibitions and sales throughout the year
Forrestfield Eggers & Craft Group – Ph: 9378 4711.
Meeting Place: 30 Akebia Way FORRESTFIELD
Forrestfield Pottery Group - Ph: 9453 6409.
Meeting Place: 24 Anderson Road, Forrestfield.
A Pottery Hobby Group consisting of seniors who meet on Wednesdays from 10am-2pm.