Things to do in Albany
(Feb-Mar) Perth International Arts Festival – Great Southern / PIAF
(Mar-Apr) The Albany Art Prize
(Sep) Spring Writers Festival
(Sep-Oct) The Southern Art & Craft Trail
Albany Entertainment Centre
In 2006, architects Cox Howlett and Bailey Woodland were commissioned to design the Albany Entertainment Centre as the Albany Waterfront’s centrepiece. The $70 million project was completed in September 2010, standing proudly by Princess Royal Harbour as the region's premier performing arts and convention centre.
Vancouver Arts Centre
Hosts an annual program of touring, private and curated exhibitions, workshops, community arts projects and performing arts events.
South Coast Woodworks Gallery
One of the finest woodwork galleries in Australia, featuring unique works by nationally and internationally renowned craftspeople.
Albany View Street Art Studio & Gallery
A collection of paintings in both traditional and semi-abstract in watercolour, oil, pastel, acrylic, gouache and mixed media, by local artist Margaret Dowdell. Featured in exhibitions throughout Western Australia, many have been sold to private collections in Australia and throughout the world.
Torbay Glass Studio & Gallery
See examples of their different glass-working techniques - copper foil, stained glass, etched, painted, fused, cast and slumped. Find a unique hand-crafted gift, from bowls, platters, lamps and jewellery, to large architectural panels and sculptural pieces.
Rustic gallery located in nearby Denmark. Diverse selection of paintings by eleven local artists on display, using watercolour, oil, acrylic, pencil, pastel, encaustic wax and mixed media. Also houses a variety of hand-made gift lines, including Nuno felted pure silk garments, glass works, timber tables, woodworks, resin homewares, colourful bags, magnets, coasters and gift cards.