Shire of Wagin

Gaze on a gallery as you borrow a book

You can find the Shire of Wagin's art collection in the library: This is an intimate space to house an intimate collection. The Shire’s art collection includes items from the Sir Claude Hotchin bequest, the Wagin Woolarama Art Prize and other local donations.

Address:

3 Trent Street
Wagin WA 6315
Australia

Opening Hours
Mon 2 - 4pm; Tues 2 - 5pm; Wed and Thurs 10am - 12pm & 2 - 5pm; Fri 1 - 5pm; Sat 10am - 12pm
The physicist painter

Headlights in the rain: You can imagine this as a cold winter's night in the South West, driving home in the rain. Drewfus Gates is both a physicist and a painter and has painted portraits of key...

Bush tracks

Andy Dolphin is a West Australian artist who works in many different mediums. However, he is most well-known for his long career in oil paintings, which capture the beauty of the Australian bush. He...

Wetij

This painting depicts a weitj (emu) by a waterhole. It is not known which waterhole, but there is a place called Wedgecarrup, located near Wagin. Wedgecarrup means water like place of the emu. The...

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While you're in the area

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Giant Ram Park
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Giant Ram Park
If you enjoy checking out all things 'big' you must visit the Giant Ram...
Kitchener Street, Wagin, WA 6315
Lake Dumbleyung
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Lake Dumbleyung
The picturesque Lake Dumbleyung was made famous in the 1960s when Donald...
Wagin Road, Dumbleyung, WA 6350
Wagin Historical Village
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Wagin Historical Village
A wonderful social history museum that is definitely worth a visit. 25...
9 Ballagin Street, Wagin, WA 6315