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 8am–4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Good Friday

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.

Mind Scape Land Scape

Opening Fri 1 Dec | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 2 – Sun 17 Dec

Mind Scape Land Scape is an exhibition of
paintings by Sophia D’Rozario (WA) and Merryl Custers (WA). The duo explores the emotional and visual beauty of Fremantle and its community through a series of landscapes and portraits.

Exposed

Opening Fri 1 Dec | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 2 – Sun 17 Dec

Exposed is an exhibition of ceramics by WA
artists Marika Leonard and Narayani Palmer.
They show handmade objects both practical
and ornamental in nature. Using different firing techniques and multi-coloured layers with pared down surfaces.

Exposed also features images by Sean Palmer. His work is a study and exploration of the human form. Using illustration and black and white images, the work is both sensuous and
challenging.

The Modern Scribe

Opening Fri 1 Dec | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 2 – Sun 17 Dec

The Modern Scribe 2017 features work by
members of the Calligraphers’ Guild of WA. The exhibition demonstrates the unique practices of the members and the way this ancient craft is evolving in contemporary times.

Mr Streisand

Opening Fri 5 Jan | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 6 – Sun 21 Jan

Mr Streisand is an exhibition of paintings by Valery Seros (WA) exploring the meaning and depiction of a mysterious character of myth. Seros’ paintings are dark and brooding, utilising some unconventional methods and materials.

Hurt

Opening Fri 5 Jan | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 6 – Sun 21 Jan

Hurt is the first solo exhibition of watercolours, sculpture and text by emerging young artist Brendan Lewis (WA). Hurt looks at youthful emotions and the relationship to the concept of hurt in its many forms.

Darling Darling

Opening Thu 25 Jan | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Fri 26 Jan – Sun 11 Feb

Darling Darling is a photographic exhibition and installation by Andre Rerekura (WA) in collaboration with Ashley Sutton (WA) and Ryan Chatfield (WA). This is an opportunity to witness the beauty and uniqueness of the bygone days of hard hat diving in WA, from the rich and diverse underwater environments to the captivating equipment and its textures.

Everything fades, nothing stays the same

Opening Thu 25 Jan | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Fri 26 Jan – Sun 11 Feb

In Everything fades, nothing ever stays the same Emily Hornum (WA) explores impermanence and the objecthood of remembering. With a largescale print series of manipulated film negatives, the exhibition combines lost memories, film matter and chemical remnants.

Boranup Revisited

Opening Fri 16 Feb | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 17 Feb – Mon 5 Mar

Lindsay Pow (WA) first painted Boranup Forest in the late 1970s and then in the early 1980s, admiring the unique play of light and shadow on the karri trees. For Boranup Revisited he returned and captured late afternoon in the forest.

Skin Deep 2018

Opening Fri 9 Mar | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 10 Mar – Sun 25 Mar

Skin Deep 2018 is a group exhibition by Western Australian Portrait Artists (WAPA), an association of artists who specialise, or include as a part of their practice, painted portraiture. The exhibition will present the diverse range of interpretations that are included in the genre of portraiture by some of Australia’s leading practitioners.