Perth Festival curates and presents an annual arts festival of the highest international quality., Aspiring to create new work and stimulate discourse about Western Australia and our place in a complex and political world. The Festival’s ambition is to lift audience expectations and opportunities for Western Australian arts practice, contributing to a vibrant and resilient culture. 

Founded in 1953 by The University of Western Australia, Perth Festival is the longest running international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia’s premier cultural event.

Artistic Director Iain Grandage

Executive Director Nathan Bennett

2023: 10 February—05 March

2022: 11 February—06 March

2021: 05—28 February