Arts and Culture

The Town of Bassendean is a place that fosters recreation, culture and the arts within Perth's Eastern Region.

2017 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

 2017 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

Thursday September 21 – Wednesday September 27

The annual Bassendean Visual Art Awards are on again. This event has been running within the Town for over 20 years, with a focus on supporting the significant contribution artists make in our community, by offering them a chance to display and sell their works to a wider audience.

Supported by community-minded sponsors and with over $10,000 worth of prizes including our acquisitive first prize award of $5000, the Bassendean Visual Art Awards is a significant event on the arts calendar.

With categories including the OPEN Acquisitive award, Hawaiian’s Bassendean Shopping Centre Award (acquisitive), Best Town of Bassendean Resident, a People’s Choice award and a Primary School’s award, the winner of the $5,000 Town of Bassendean Visual Art Award will have their work added to the Town’s burgeoning art collection. 

The Town of Bassendean gratefully acknowledges the partnership and support of local business and individuals in presenting the Visual Art Awards.

Registrations close 5pm, Friday 11 August, for more information and conditions of entry please view our 2017 Bassendean Visual Art Awards PDF

You can register online via The Exhibition will be Thursday September 21 – Wednesday September 27, 2017 at The Bassendean Community Hall, 48 Old Perth Rd.

For further information or if you are not able to register online, please email

Creative Spaces

A special cultural venues booklet has been produced which represents a sample of the creative spaces available for use in the Town.

Creative Spaces: Venues for Arts and Cultural Usage within the Town of Bassendean