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–3pm

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.

Mindscapes 2021

Opening 2pm Sun 17 Oct
Exhibition runs Fri 15 – Sun 31 Oct

Mindscapes 2021 is an exhibition of 18 artists from the Contemporary Australian Surrealists Movement (CASM).

It features selected works by Jana Vodesil-Baruffi, Steve Dyer, Robyn Laycock, Janie Benzie, Jill Bond, Gabriela Himstedt, Marie Lochman, Jyoti McKie, Steven Pegg Ernst Schneider, David Foster, Elisabeth Posma, Carolyn Francis, Brian Richard Taylor, Jacquiline Penton Skipp, Jem Ham, Chris Badenoch and Miroslav Alach.

Image: Steve Dyer, I have the sky to myself II, 2021, oil on canvas, 120 x 90cm. Image courtesy the artist

The Kimberley & Beyond

Opening 6pm Fri 5 Nov
Exhibition runs Sat 6 – Sun 21 Nov

The Kimberley & Beyond is an exhibition created by WA artist Nadeen Lovell. With many years spent in the Kimberley, she uses this intimate knowledge of the country she cares for deeply to demonstrate its strength and fragility in creative rich colour. A highlight of the exhibition is a sixteen-metre-long Bungles panorama.

Image: Nadeen Lovell, Beyond the Beehives (detail), 2021, oil on canvas, panel 2 of 8. Image courtesy the artist

Emergence

Opening 6pm Fri 5 Nov
Exhibition runs Sat 6 – Sun 21 Nov

Emergence is a group exhibition by six emerging female artists – Sarah Abbott, Alex Kyriakacis, Suzanne Lawson, Larissa Nguyen, Cate Rose and Marion Vanhaecke. Though the group come from diverse backgrounds, they share a similar ethos of expression through their art which explores the metamorphosis of reinvention, transformation and an eventual emergence.

Image: Suzanne Lawson, Florescence, 2021, oil on canvas, 50 x 40cm. Image courtesy the artist

Bodies of Work

Opening 6pm Fri 26 Nov
Exhibition runs Sat 27 Nov – Sun 12 Dec

Bodies of Work showcases a breadth of practices within the printmaking community of Printmakers Association of WA. It is an opportunity for makers and viewers to engage in a conversation about techniques, themes and processes through the media of printmaking.

The exhibition incorporates bodies of work by individual artists as well as a group of single works. The collaborative spirit of this group will be on display in the presentation of an installation piece, Ebb and Flow, which members have worked together.

Image: Printmakers Association of WA Members Collaborative Installation, Ebb and Flow, 2021, relief print on fabric, dimensions vary. Image courtesy the artists