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Exhibitions and events

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Coming Events

For more information on the exhibitions, please contact the Rockingham Arts Centre on 9527 0734 between 10am-3pm or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.  Information can also be found on upcoming events on our What's On Calendar or visit art workshops.

Upcycle Art Project Exhibition:  Friday 21 September to Monday 24 September 2018

Image of UpCycle Artwork creations on the Rockingham esplanade.This is an indoor and outdoor sculpture exhibition, with pieces developed by City of Rockingham primary and secondary school students through the 'Up-Cycle Artist in Residence Program' which promotes the re-use of objects.  This is presented by the City of Rockingham and sponsored by Alcoa and Rockingham Lions Club.

​The exhibition will open daily from 10am-3pm from Friday 21 September to Monday 24 September at the Rockingham Arts Centre, and is proudly supporting the Breakthrough Music Competition Finals on Sunday 23 September from 11am-1pm in the Rockingham Arts Centre courtyard.

Creations from the Man Cave Exhibition: 
Friday 19 October to Saturday 3 November 2018
Image of 'The Rega Express' train made from 'found' objects.


'Art on the Move' comes to the Rockingham Arts Centre with 'Creations from the Man Cave', an exhibition of sculptures created by Neil Elliott.

​Finding inspiration from found objects, Neil gives them a new lease on life - reimagining the everyday to reflect happiness and positive experiences.

​The exhibition will open daily from 10am-3pm from Friday 19 October to Saturday 3 November. 

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Past Exhibitions

City of Rockingham Art Awards 2018

The 2018 City of Rockingham Art Awards were exhibited between 5-19 May 2018, featuring over 100 artworks from artists across Australia, including many local artists. To learn more about the City of Rockingham Art Awards 2018, visit the City of Rockingham Art Awards.

2017 Castaways Sculpture Awards 

The 2017 Castaways Sculpture Awards were held at the Rockingham Foreshore in October. The exhibition showcased 66 recycled sculptures including a schools’ competition. To learn more about Castaways visit the Castaways Sculpture Awards.

Shadow Art Exhibition

Local artist Tusif Ahmad highlighted the art of papercutting through this unique exhibition.
The Shadow Art Exhibition showcased the work of Tusif Ahmad alongside work produced by local community members, teachers and students through educational workshops.

‘Drawing as Process’ ExhibitionArtist holding up a large portrait painting of an elderly man's face, from the exhibition.

Local artist Andy Quilty showcased his talents and shared his passion for drawing at the Rockingham Arts Centre during the Drawing as Process workshops and exhibition.  Drawings created by community members and local students at the Drawing as Process workshops were exhibited alongside Andy Quilty.  Workshop participants used simple ballpoint pens and charcoal to take their drawing skills to entirely new levels under Andy’s tutelage.

Highlights of the City of Rockingham Art Collection Exhibition

The City of Rockingham’s art collection has been acquired over more than three and a half decades. It comprises about 215 different works of art.  Each piece has its own story to tell, and reveals another aspect of the wide and diverse art world which the City brings to the local community. This exhibition was a snapshot of the collection.

Insta Rockingham Digital Exhibition

This digital exhibition, by Rockingham Photography Club, brought mobile device photos to life using Instagram and capturing local students’ 30-second videos on YouTube.

Find out more on the Rockingham Photography Club website.