Armadale will be transformed into an art mecca as part of the third Armadale Arts Festival being held from 11 to 27 May, a creative program of live music, urban art, dance, literature and arts and crafts, all showcasing the incredible talent coming from this region.
Signature event Minnawarra Art Awards exhibition will be held throughout the Festival between 12 and 27 May, complemented by a captivating public program including panel discussions, and floor talks with Curator Ron Nyisztor.
Another major feature, Rediscover Armadale will see five talented artists descend upon the City Centre to create inspiring urban artworks, forming the focus of an art walking trail map available from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre from 17 May.
Music will also deliver highlights during the Festival, including Fridays@Hidden, live gigs being held at Hidden Coffee, Kelmscott every Friday of the Festival, and Live at the Chapel with intimate performances in Minnawarra Chapel on Sunday 13, Saturday 19 and 26 May.
Armadale Library will be a hive of activity throughout the Festival, with the sold out ‘Tales from the Back Fence’, featuring stories told by some of the City’s long-time residents.
For the final day of the Festival (27 May), Kelmscott Hall and grounds will set the scene for a remembrance of World War I, with The Great Ride, Kelmscott, 10th Light Horse Community Event.
To find out more about Armadale Arts Festival, visit www.armadaleartsfestival.com.au.