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Museum of the Moon

Museum of the Moon is coming to Perth Cultural Centre!

Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface. 

The artwork created by UK artist Luke Jerram has traveled the world and is a fusion of lunar imagery, moonlight and surround sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award winning composer Dan Jones. 

Luke Jerram’s multidisciplinary practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations and live arts projects. Living in the UK but working internationally for 19 years, Jerram has created a number of extraordinary art projects which have excited and inspired people around the globe. Jerram has a set of different narratives that make up his practice which are developing in parallel with one another. He is known worldwide for his large scale public artworks.

The nearest ACROD parking can be found at both CPP State Library and Cultural Centre

Disclaimer: Artwork will not be available to see when wind speeds are above 27kmph and will temporarily be taken down. 

Photo credits Gareth Jones (header image), Questacon (top right) and Neil James (bottom right)

Download the Audio and Visual description here.

*this Audio and Visual description document can be made available in alternate languages and formats on request.

Listen to the interview with the artist Luke Jerram here.

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    Event Showings

    7 - 9 Feb

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    Free event

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    Perth Cultural Centre

    Cnr James and William Street

    Perth WA 6000

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    ACROD Parking

    Wheelchair access