The State Art Collection is Western Australia’s greatest visual art asset. Since the first work of art was purchased in 1895, the AGWA Collection has grown into the finest public art collection in Western Australia. One of the Collection key strengths is its pre-eminent holdings of Western Australian Indigenous and non-indigenous art. Twentieth century Australian and British paintings and sculpture are also a particular strength. Each year, the Collection grows by 150-400 works, largely through the generous support of AGWA’s Foundation Members and private donations. 

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Five pathways, many journeys

With more than 17,500 works in the AGWA Collection, our curators have a wonderful selection from which to draw. You can be sure of surprises, new discoveries and the chance to rediscover treasured works, making it a different experience every time you visit.

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A small selection of the Gallery's Collection is online.

The Gallery is working towards increasing the number of works available for online viewing.

View the Collection highlights HERE

View the Indigenous Collection HERE

Shane Pickett Six Seasons: A suite of Prints 2005-2006 (detail)


Shane Pickett
Six Seasons: A suite of Prints 2005-2006 (detail)
etching on archival paper
six parts: 34 x 49 cm (image); 60 x 80 cm (paper) each
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Purchased 2006




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