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.
Underneath/Overlooked – bonded and resilient
Opening 2pm Sat 17 July
Runs Thu 15 – Sun 25 July
Underneath/Overlooked – bonded and resilient is a project by artist Penny Bovell and project manager Gabrielle Howlett. The pair have teamed up to produce an art installation and community exhibition about a little known Freo heritage story – its terrazzo tiles.
This exhibition is part of Fremantle Festival 10 Nights in Port. Take part in the free Terrazzo Talk, 2pm Saturday 24 July. For more information visit www.10nightsinport.com.au
Image: Penny Bovell and Gabrielle Howlett, UnderneathOverlooked, 2021, printed cloth over wood frame. Image courtesy the artists
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.
Opening 6pm Fri 3 Sep
Runs Sat 4 – Sun 19 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.
Image: Chrissie Parrott, Facade (detail), 2021, installation image. Courtesy the artist
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