PICA – Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

51 James Street, Perth / Yandilup

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts is located in the Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge. PICA has a theatre and gallery spaces on the ground and first floors.

Open Tuesday - Sunday
10am - 5pm


9228 6300

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Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance. Please check event page for the latecomer policy.

Mobile devices are to be turned off during the performance.

Photography and recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.


There are two City of Perth Parking complexes located within a short distance of the PICA with accessible parking.

City Of Perth Parking Cultural Centre
Enter from Roe Street 315 bays, 5 ACROD and 5 motorcycle bays
Open 6.30am-midnight

City Of Perth Parking State Library
Enter from 15 Francis Street
567 bays, 7 ACROD and 8 motorcycle bays
Open 6am-midnight


PICA is located a few minutes walk from the Wellington Street Train Station and Wellington Street Bus Port. As two major public transport hubs in Perth's CBD, there are a range of busses and trains servicing this area.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13

Transperth Website: transperth.wa.gov.au


Lift access to all levels including a vertical lifting platform to the ground level of the theatre.

Access to the venue is down 5 steps or a lift to the foyer area.

Theatre entry is off the foyer down 4 steps or a platform lift.

Seating consists of a tiered seating bank with the first row on the ground level.

Wheelchair spaces are available in the theatre in the front row.

There is no audio loop available for performances at PICA

Male and Female accessible toilets are available on the lower level in the PICA bar.

A universal access toilet is located on the first floor.

Pick up and set down points are available on William Street, close to the main entrance.


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