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.
Art in the time of COVID
Opening 6pm Fri 8 Jan
Runs Sat 9 – Sun 24 Jan
Art in the time of COVID curated by David Giles showcases the work of more than 40 WA artists sharing their creative responses to the unprecedented times of COVID19. Mainly working in the abstract expressionist genre the exhibition documents the emotional response of a cross section of WA’s creatives.
Image: David Giles, 15 March: Approaching Storm, 2020, acrylic on canvas, 85 x 65cm. Image courtesy the artist
Naked Country + Unseen Perspectives
Opening 6pm Fri 29 Jan
Runs Sat 30 Jan – Sun 14 Feb
Naked Country + Unseen Perspectives is the first solo exhibition by local artist Imogen Blow. The artist’s abstract photographic images capture unseen parts of the landscape, revealing the rawness of Western Australia.
Image: Imogen Blow, Chroma, 2020, digital image. Image courtesy the artist
Opening 6pm Fri 19 Feb
Runs Sat 20 Feb – Sun 28 Feb
Traversing is Jillian Kurz’s first solo exhibition featuring abstract paintings developed through her interpretation of different colours, patterns, forms and flora found in the landscape.
Image: Jillian Kurz, Coast#1, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 80cm. Image courtesy the artist
Opening 6pm Fri 19 Feb
Runs Sat 20 Feb – Sun 7 Mar
Grounded showcases the creativity of five Perth artists – Greg Ash, Deborah Bonar, Maureen Lipa, Bridget Seaton and Andre van Niekerk – inspired by the state’s landscape. The exhibition encompasses a diverse range of work in print, sculpture, painting and glass, with a common thread of appreciation and reverence of nature.
Image: Bridget Seaton, Hideout, 2020, oil monotype on Archers paper, 51 x 35cm. Image courtesy the artist
Opening 6pm Fri 12 Mar
Runs Sat 13 – Sun 28 Mar
Connected is a solo exhibition by Karen Grimstead. Drawing from the artist’s own experiences the works are dynamic abstract oil and acrylic paintings, complemented by large-scale contemporary glass art.
Image: Karen Grimstead, Washed Denim, 2019, glass CO96 fused and freeform slumped, 51 x 51cm. Image courtesy the artist