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New Museum Glimpses

In February we were lucky enough to visit the New Museum with our Artefact Circle Committee. Back then (before the world changed) we shared some photos of the committee in the new and old buildings. Today we share some more photos showing the architectural elements...

From the CEO

Dear Friends Well we are back in the office and are really enjoying catching up face to face after weeks of working from home! We are having great brain storming sessions and ideas workshops to ensure that we are back on track with fundraising plans, donor relations,...

Donate now for tax benefits this financial year.

It’s a big year for us at the Foundation for the WA Museum. The new WA Museum opens in November which brings with it a host of new event opportunities, ways to understand Western Australian culture and increased access to the brilliant team of scientists...

From the CEO

Dear Friends The implications of COVID-19 have been profound, but the path to business recovery is evolving and we at the Foundation are almost back to normal.  For the time being, we are still working reduced hours, but the team last week transitioned back to our...

Reconciliation Week 2020

At the Foundation for the WA Museum, we feel an overwhelming sense of awe and respect for First Nations and their way of life.  Our CEO Jenny Allen feels that, "With the planned opening of the New Museum in late November, and with the Ngalang Koort Boodja Wirn Gallery...
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New Museum Glimpses

In February we were lucky enough to visit the New Museum with our Artefact Circle Committee. Back then (before the world changed) we shared some photos of the committee in the new and old buildings. Today we share some more photos showing the architectural elements...

From the CEO

Dear Friends Well we are back in the office and are really enjoying catching up face to face after weeks of working from home! We are having great brain storming sessions and ideas workshops to ensure that we are back on track with fundraising plans, donor relations,...

Donate now for tax benefits this financial year.

It’s a big year for us at the Foundation for the WA Museum. The new WA Museum opens in November which brings with it a host of new event opportunities, ways to understand Western Australian culture and increased access to the brilliant team of scientists...

World Oceans Day 2020

The Foundation for the WA Museum supports the discovery and protection of marine biodiversity. Today on #WorldOceansDay we share three of the ways we are able to work with the Western Australian Museum for the benefit of our oceans. Woodside Marine...

From the CEO

Dear Friends The implications of COVID-19 have been profound, but the path to business recovery is evolving and we at the Foundation are almost back to normal.  For the time being, we are still working reduced hours, but the team last week transitioned back to our...

Reconciliation Week 2020

At the Foundation for the WA Museum, we feel an overwhelming sense of awe and respect for First Nations and their way of life.  Our CEO Jenny Allen feels that, "With the planned opening of the New Museum in late November, and with the Ngalang Koort Boodja Wirn Gallery...

From the CEO

As we prepare to enter the second phase of post-pandemic life, I am working with my team to prepare for the secure future for the Foundation and the WA Museum. Our goal of raising funds through the Discovery Endowment Fund becomes even more important in what is being...

Museum Moments for #museumweek

We've joined in Museum Week this year and today is about Museum moments. Working from home and spending time away from the very museums we love and adore, has made us all very reflective (as well as a little emotional we don't mind admitting). Watching our amazing new...

We’re Giving Back

We've been busy at the Foundation for the WA Museum, securing funding to protect the future of our WA Museum. To bring brilliant international exhibitions to Western Australia, support groundbreaking research, involve more young people than ever before and...