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Every few weeks we put out a great blog post to share insightful interviews with many of the makers who take place in our market!

Christmas “Upmarket” Gifts to Suit All Budgets

Nov. 3, 2020

With Christmas fast approaching (we’re counting down weeks in single digits!), the shops are getting busier and even online shopping will start to see a backlog of delivery times.

Christmas Upmarket Cards For Posting to Your Loved Ones

Nov. 3, 2020

We don’t know about you but this time of year we tend to check the mailbox a few more times throughout the week and get a bit more excited when the postman knocks to deliver us Christmas deliveries.

His & Her Unique Christmas “Upmarket” Gifts

Nov. 3, 2020

Looking for his and her gifts that are just a little bit more unique and special? Here at Perth Upmarket, we don’t just say we are Perth’s biggest and best design market. We practice that too through our careful curation of locally made or designed products and produce that you won’t easily find in your local shops (and each comes with a beautiful story of its own!).

Scarborough’s artist-in-residence shines on Channel 7 House Rules!

Oct. 13, 2020

If Kerry Leigh Juhren’s artwork looks familiar, it may be because you’ve seen it on TV! The unique style and rich texture of Kerry’s painting was the perfect addition to Perth’s contestants Tanya and Dave’s home renovation on Channel 7’s “House Rules” this year.

Stirling artist’s Japanese art style catches the eye of a WA Art Gallery

Oct. 13, 2020

Deryck Tan, a Stirling resident, practices and shares an unusual and traditional form of Japanese art called Gyotaku- printing fish and other sea life. What started as an interest and hobby has caught the attention of a WA Art Gallery and a whole new following!

Applecross Artist’s Photos Featured for Opening of WA Museum Boola Bardip

Oct. 13, 2020

When the first of many Western Australians walk through the doors of the new $400million WA Museum Boola Bardip in November, they will also be greeted with a bird’s eye view of some of our State’s iconic landscapes, captured by Applecross artist, Stellar Fraser.

Art as a respite element: 5 reasons to buy art for your home

Oct. 9, 2020

When the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York reopened after Covid-19 shutdown they had installed two giant white banners on the museum’s front facade designed by the Japanese-American artist Yoko Ono saying: “Dream” and “Together”, one responds to the other, both together just have a greater meaning. “It was a really very uplifting and emotionally charged moment to see that work,” the museum’s director, Max Hollein, said.

Tips for choosing art: finding your “soulmate artwork”

Oct. 1, 2020

What makes Art unique is that it inspires feelings when we look at it. In our home environment, these feelings can play a significant role in our well being. The relationship we have with the artwork we have at home is enduring and can last longer than most relationships…. So in a way, the process of choosing art can be as complex as finding a soulmate…. and that is why choosing the art we will place at our walls at home is so important and also very challenging. So, how to start?

Get Expert Advice in Choosing Art at Art Upmarket

Sept. 23, 2020

Whether you are a new home owner, business owner or art lover, there is plenty of art out there for everyone. Have you ever wanted to buy art for your home or office but didn’t know where to start?

COVID Safe Event Plan

Aug. 25, 2020

The safety of our retailers, patrons and staff is of utmost importance to us. To make sure we comply with the COVID-19 Business Safety requirements, we will be implementing precautions to ensure we provide a safe environment for our community to connect and enjoy a shared experience at Perth Upmarket.

A Day at the Spring Perth Upmarket

Aug. 25, 2020

Spring is in the air! Did you know spring is often known as the seasonal symbol for ongoing hope and renewal? After a long break from physical markets, due to the COVID restrictions on events, our retailers are recharged and renewed. To celebrate spring and a time of harvest, we have created a “Best of the West” theme that showcases the best of what WA has to offer. Come along with family and friends and support local creatives, eat good food to make it an unforgettable spring day! We are sure you will agree that Perth Upmarket is one of the best weekend markets in Perth.

5 Creative Workshops To Get Your Craft On

June 2, 2020

Winter is a great time to start a new craft and we’ve pulled together 5 of our favourite Creative Workshops in Perth to share with you.