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.

Songs of Land and Sea

Opening Fri 8 Jun | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 9 – Sun 24 Jun

Songs of land and sea is an exhibition of sculptural clay objects and paintings inspired by the oceans and WA landscape. The exhibition features a small group of local artists including Robyn Varpins, Jillian Kurz, Kate Stevens and Lucy Henry whose work ranges from abstract through to realistic, and sometimes whimsical.

The End of Summer

Opening Fri 29 Jun | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 30 Jun – Sun 15 Jul

The End of Summer, the fourth solo exhibition by Frans Bisschops (WA), explores modern life by the sea - summer, sun, sharks, love, broken hearts, new weather, suntans and surf. Bisschops uses oil and acrylic to paint contemporary beach scenes with elements of 20th century Australian beach culture.

Mindscapes 2018

Opening Fri 20 Jul | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 21 Jul – Sun 5 Aug

Mindscapes 2018 features the latest works by members of the Contemporary Australian Surrealist Movement (CASM). Local artists David Foster, Denise Markus, Ernst Shneider, Janie Benzie, Jill Bond, Jyoti McKie, Marie Lochman, Steven Pegg, Jana Vodesil-Baruffi and Gabriela Himstedt showcase a variety of styles and mediums, with works ranging from fantasy to surrealist.

2018 Printmakers Association of WA Awards

Opening Fri 10 Aug | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 11 – Sun 19 Aug

The 2018 Printmakers Association of WA Awards is an inspiring and broad foray into the field of contemporary print media. PAWA’s aims are to embrace new technologies whilst creating a thriving environment in which traditional printmaking skills are highly valued. The exhibition features a diverse selection of fine art prints and print media techniques.

25Under25 Art Award

Opening Fri 24 Aug | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 25 Aug – Sun 2 Sep

25Under25 Art Award is an annual City of Fremantle showcase celebrating young artists. Open to all art forms, the exhibition features 25 selected artists aged 14 to 25 with a $2,000 cash prize pool on offer. A free information session for young artists will be held Sun 2 Sep and will cover grant writing, arts opportunities and industry networks. Join us at the opening for the announcement of the winners.

FAC Student Exhibition

Opening Fri 7 Sep | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 8 – Sun 16 Sep

The FAC Student Exhibition is a showcase of painting, drawing, photography, jewellery and ceramics created by students who have participated in FAC’s learning program in the past two years.


Opening Fri 21 Sep | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 22 Sep – Sun 7 Oct

KOPA is an exhibition celebrating the 100 year anniversary of independence of the three Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. The project involves artists from each of these countries, who work across all art forms. Artists include Peteris Ciemitis, Julian Ciemitis, Isabel Ciemitis, Selga Esots, Indra Geidans, Gabrielle Mazalevskis, Janis Nedela, Anita Ozolins, Ema Raudzins, Maris Raudzins, Ileana Rozitis, Lolita Skye-lark, Liva Ulmana, Jana Wallace-Braddock, Len Zuks, Linda Skrolys, Sue Briggs and Pat Madigan.