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Help make the magic happen!

Our Connect program provides pathways into the Festival through creative learning, community, and arts industry

We invite you to help continue to develop local talent, encourage the next generation of artists, and share the enriching Perth Festival experiences with diverse communities.

For an overview of our Connect program, watch the Festival Connect video!

A group of 3 school children take a selfie in front of paintings by Sonia Kurarra, at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Give to Creative Learning

Sparking a lifelong love of the arts in young people.
Your gift will help young people benefit from exposure to the arts and arts education practices.  

Example of what your gift could provide:

  • $100 Two complimentary teachers tickets for schools
  • $250 In school workshop with Perth Festival artists 
  • $500 Transport for a school group to attend a performance  
  • $1,000 Film a virtual exhibition tour to create a year-round education resource
A young artist is in a gallery. They are carefully touching a piece of material hanging in front of them. The background is filled with yellow and purple lighting.

Give to Arts Industry

Our arts industry is the beating heart of everything we do.
Your gift will provide pathways for creatives to excel.

Example of what your gift could provide:

  • $500 A professional development workshop
  • $1,000 An emerging artist’s honorarium to participate in Festival Lab
  • $2,500 Bring a regional artist to Perth to participate in Connect
  • $5,000 A seed grant for an artist to develop a new work
A bunch of women wearing headscarfs are seated at Somerville Auditorium for Lotterywest Films.

Give to Community

Bringing art to diverse community groups.
Your gift will provide access to enriching arts experiences for underrepresented audiences.

Example of what your gift could provide:

  • $100 Two complimentary tickets for a community member
  • $500 Transport for a community group to attend a Perth Festival performance
  • $1,000 A Cultural Ambassador from an underrepresented community to take part in Perth Festival, connecting the Festival to new audiences and artists.
  • $2,500 A Community Partner organisation to engage in the 2023 Festival