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All Things Butterflies

Our upcoming March event, Bayonets and Butterflies, required us to do quite a bit of research on butterflies in museums. We found some fantastic information as well as links, and we'd love to share them with you. Did you know? Monarch butterflies journey...

New Museum for WA Tour

On Friday February 7th, Committee Members from Artefact Circle, our Donor Giving group, were given a personal tour of the New Museum for WA by Alec Coles, WA Museum CEO.  The group were escorted throughout the new museum site and were able to see the amazing progress...

New Museum Practical Completion Reached

The Foundation for the WA Museum wishes to congratulate the WA State Government for its continued commitment to deliver a world-class New Museum for Western Australia. Construction of the New Museum has reached practical completion, on time and within budget, and...

Christmas Giving and Sharing Traditions

When Christmas comes around each year, there are certain traditional elements that tend to appear. From robins and mistletoe to stockings and candy canes. All these iconic Christmas emblems share a heritage of giving and sharing. Is there another you know of? Send it...

What are you getting in return when you give?

Philanthropy defines a wide range of giving activities. From volunteering, events and raffle ticket purchase all the way to annual sponsorship, research support and corporate lecture series. Often, when giving to a worthy cause, it is difficult to see the benefits of...

Christmas Party Tickets Available

Tickets to our annual Christmas event are now available for purchase. Wednesday 18 December   |    6:30pm - 8:30pm Bob's Bar - Perth City The Foundation for the WA Museum along with the Artefact Circle Committee invite you to attend our annual Christmas fundraising...

A Creative Legacy: the Ruth Tarvydas Collection

The magic of Ruth Tarvydas, a pioneering Western Australian fashion designer, will live on through the WA Museum with thirty-five of her iconic garments being gifted in perpetuity.

FWAM Grants: supporting invaluable Museum projects

The inaugural FWAM Grants were awarded in 2018, thanks to the generosity of the Minderoo Foundation. Through a donation to the Foundation for the WA Museum’s Discovery Endowment Fund, the annual grants finance valuable and significant WA Museum projects, that are beyond the remit of government funding. Over the past year the WA Museum’s scientists have been beavering away on an array of projects and research.

Underwater crime investigation cracks the FameLab case…

Australian winner Dr Paola Magni on her way to the UK final Dr Paola Magni from Murdoch University has been announced as FameLab National Final Winner and Audience Choice for 2019. Paola will represent Australia at the International FameLab Competition at the...

Foundation for the WA Museum welcomes new partner DFO

The Foundation for the WA Museum is very excited to announce a new partnership with DFO Perth. Since opening to great aplomb in October last year, DFO offers customers a premium outlet shopping experience. DFO, by association with the Foundation for the WA Museum, and...

Mandurah Crab Fest

The Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest is Western Australia's largest free community event. Celebrating culture, lifestyle, food and of course the native Blue Swimmer Crab, the Mandurah Crab Fest is an annual must-do experience. Held over the weekend of 16 & 17 March,...