Western Australian Museum Hosts a British Art Exhibition for CHOGM

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Key Dates:

22 October 2011 (exhibition open to the public)

5 February 2012 (exhibition closes)

Venue: Western Australian Museum, Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Perth, Western Australia

As part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2011 cultural program, the Western Australian Museum will host a special British art exhibition never before seen in Australia.

Extraordinary Stories: The Commonwealth Objects from the British Museum will open to the public in October to showcase a collection of artefacts sourced from the British Museum and WA Museum.

The exhibition takes a 1.6 million-year journey back in time, presenting an array of objects including examples of buried treasure, religious sculptures and some of the first tools ever developed by humans. The objects represent most of the 54 Commonwealth countries.

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