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The Live Cams of Monterey Bay Aquarium

Investing in our science and culture institutions benefits everyone. Donations support, amongst many other things, new technology for our WA Museum sites. In our searches for online science experiences this week we've found one the whole family can enjoy. This...

Reimagining Perth’s Lost Wetlands

Have you ever wondered what Perth was like before it was a city? Like many other cities around the world, Perth was founded on wetlands. These environments have played a significant role in the city's development, and are important habitats for a range of species. A...

Blazing trails day to day.

Here at the Foundation for the WA Museum, we have not one powerful female leader to look up to, but a team of eight women who are each powerful in their own way. It's not something we speak about on a daily basis because our passion for the work we do comes naturally...

Bayonets and Butterflies Event

Date And Time Fri., 13 March 2020 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AWST Location WA Maritime Museum Victoria Quay Fremantle Tickets $35 per person     ABOUT THIS EVENT...

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.