Fremantle Arts Centre and City of Fremantle collect awards at the inaugural State Arts and Culture Partnership Honours.
Organised by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and held at State Theatre Centre on 24 October 2017, the event acknowledged the outstanding contributions of individual philanthropists and businesses who partner with arts and cultural organisations across WA.
Fremantle Arts Centre and City of Fremantle were elated to receive the following awards and commendation;
Winner International Partnerships Category – Asialink
The Asialink and Fremantle Arts Centre/City of Fremantle partnership crosses borders, bringing international artists to West Australia through the introduction of reciprocal residency program.
Arts Development Winner – City of Fremantle
Established in 1990 and supported by the City of Fremantle, the biennial T.A.G. Hungerford Award for an unpublished manuscript offers a WA author a cash prize of $12,000 and publishing contract with Fremantle Press.
Fremantle Arts Centre was also highly commended on the night for the Sunday Music partnership with Bendigo Bank Fremantle Community Bank Branch