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.
Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery is open daily
Galleries Open 10am–4pm
Moore & Moore Café 7am–3pm
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.
The Moores Building is a 10 minute walk from Fremantle Train Station.
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.
Creative Connections 2021
Opening 6pm Fri 13 Aug
Runs Sat 14 – Sun 29 Aug
Creative Connections 2021 is a project that pairs artists with disabilities and poets, working together to create a range of artworks which demonstrate the diverse abilities and personalities of 43 artists with complex needs. The exhibition features paintings, drawings, printmaking and sculptural works accompanied by writing by members of WA Poets Inc. All poems and artworks will be published in an anthology which will be launched on opening night.
Exhibition Opening 6pm Fri 10 Sep
Runs Sat 11 – Mon 20 Sep
Performance season 7pm Sun 12 – 20 Sep
Façade, created by Chrissie Parrott, is a large-scale installation of a brutal replica of baroque theatre and performance. The work is a commentary on the masks we carry and narcissistic attitudes that are prevelant in today's society, exploring what's hidden beneath the pretence. The opening performance will take place on Sun 12 Sep, with subsequent shows daily until Mon 20 Sep. To book your ticket to a performance please visit https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/795104.
Register to attend the opening at https://www.trybooking.com/BTJAW
Image: Chrissie Parrott, Facade (detail), 2021, installation image. Courtesy the artist
Opening 7pm Sun 12 Sep
Runs Mon 13 – Mon 20 Sep
Artist Talk at 2pm on Sun 19 Sep
Simulacra Lounge is an installation of automata, figurative artworks, and vintage technological objects from the studio of Geoffrey Drake-Brockman. The principal artworks in the Simulacra Lounge are the twin robotic and augmented reality ballet dancers – 'Coppelia Doll One' and 'Parallax Dancer'. As part of an ongoing collaboration, the exhibition will also feature performances by human dancers interacting with the twin robotic and augmented reality ballet dancers – choreographed by Chrissie Parrot.
Image: Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Parallax Dancer / Coppelia Doll One, 2018, augmented reality and robotics
Opening 6pm Fri 24 Sep
Runs Sat 25 Sep – Sun 10 Oct
Transpired Paradise is an exhibition of works by Adam Gicanese which merge raw aerosol techniques with traditional graffiti elements. The semi-releastic portraits use colour and shape to explore ideas of beauty.
Image: Adam Gicanese, Transpired Paradise, 2021, aerosol on canvas, 91 x 152cm. Image courtesy the artist