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Tides: Swan River Stories

The Derbarl Yerrigan | Swan River winds through our past, present and future as a different experience for all the people who live, work or play around it. Tides: Swan River Stories combines artist Alan Muller’s paintings with art and artefacts from the City of Perth’s Cultural Collection in a visual feast of myths, memories and meanings. From the Nyoongar Dreamtime through colonial settlement to the present day Tides: Swan River Stories groups moments and stories associated with the Derbarl Yerrigan following broad social, spiritual, economic, political, recreational and environmental topics. 
Tides: Swan River Stories features the City of Perth Cultural Collection to trigger memories associated with Derbarl Yerrigan. Visual art, historical artefacts, oral histories and video footage provide an immersive experience for all visitor to reminisce and share personal stories associated with Derbarl Yerrigan.

Exhibition Partner: Linton and Kay Galleries


Public programs you may be interested in:

Tides: Swan River Stories - Curator Tour

Take Me to The River: The Story of Perth’s Foreshore

Murder on the Swan: Events and unsolved crimes along the Swan River from 1832-1947

Artwork credit: George Pitt Morison, Swan River Foreshore (1901) oil on canvas, City of Perth Cultural Collections

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    Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
    Weekends & Public Holidays: 10am - 4pm

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    Free event

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    27 Saint Georges Terrace

    Perth WA 6000

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