Moores Building

Located in Fremantle’s historic west end, the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery is a City of Fremantle subsidised art gallery offering a diverse showcase of contemporary art by local and national artists in low cost exhibition and project spaces.

Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery is open daily
Galleries Open 10am–4pm
Moore & Moore Café 7am–4pm
Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day

Free Entry

Find Us

46 Henry Street, Fremantle WA 6160
PO Box 891, Fremantle WA 6959
08 9432 9898

Parking & Getting Here

Free 30 minute parking bays are available on High Street, bordering Henry Street. Paid parking is available on Henry Street and the surrounding streets.

Public Transport

The Moores Building is a 10 minute walk from Fremantle Train Station.

Gallery hire

Six exhibition spaces are available for hire to artists, arts organisations and communities.

For further information and to hire an exhibition space contact Richie Kuhaupt, Moores Building Exhibitions Manager on 9432 9898 or [email protected].

The Moores Building is managed by Fremantle Arts Centre.

Gwenyth Ewens Art Exhibition

Exhibition Runs Tue 2 – Sun 7 Jul

The Moores Building will host this year’s Gwenyth Ewens Art Exhibition, where students in years 5 and 6 at Fremantle Primary Schools are invited to enter artworks of historical landmarks, natural features, flora and fauna of the Fremantle region.

Festival Club

Runs Fri 12 – Sun 21 Jul

The Moores Building will be the Festival Club during 10 Nights in Port. The festival is a ten day immersive experience of wild art and hidden treasures. Festival Club is your food, drink and merriment HQ, hosting a series of hearty communal dining experiences and pouring out delicious drinks with a side of good company. This charming pop-up is your go-to between-gig hangout or the perfect corner to settle into in for a leisurely evening in the heart of Fremantle.

Creative Connections

Opening Fri 26 Jul | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 27 Jul – Sun 11 Aug

Creative Connections is a project that’s paired artists with disabilities with poets, working together to create a variety of artworks which demonstrate the diverse abilities and personalities of 60 artists with complex needs. The exhibition features paintings, drawings, printmaking and sculptural works accompanied by WA Poets Inc. writers. All poems and artworks will be published in an anthology which will be launched on opening night.

Resonance

Opening Fri 26 Jul | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 27 Jul – Sun 11 Aug

Resonance by Carmela Corvaia (WA) is an exhibition of sculptures and assemblages constructed from found materials combined with felting, twining and stitching. The works, developed during Corvaia’s recent residency at Fremantle Arts Centre, explore colour and form within the parameters of felt-making, drawing from elements of the suburban natural environment.

Merge

Opening Fri 16 Aug | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 17 Aug – Sun 1 Sep

Merge is a body of two- and three-dimensional works by Margret River artist Shayne Hadley. Merge is inspired by observations of figures and their reflections upon water; merging self into moments of captivity and liberty, abandonment and discovery, contemplation and action.

Nature Lust

Opening Fri 6 Sep | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 7 – Sun 22 Sep

Nature Lust is an exhibition and collaboration between local conservation photographers Jenita Enevoldsen and Jacinta Taylor. They explore the ancient and intimate relationship we share with our natural world. It’s a journey through the lens of how our health is connected with the protection of our ecosystems and unique wildlife. Discover which species of fish kiss in marine sanctuaries and how falling in love with a wildflower could save a unique species.

25Under25 2019 Art Award

Opening Fri 27 Sep | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 28 Sep – Sun 6 Oct

The City of Fremantle showcases and celebrates young artists, presenting the 25Under25 2019 Art Award. Open to all art forms, the exhibition features 25 selected artists aged 14 to 25 with the winner awarded $2,000 cash. Join us opening night for the announcement of this year’s winners.