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.

Fremantle International Portrait Prize

Opening Sat 21 Oct | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sun 22 Oct – Sun 5 Nov

The Fremantle International Portrait Prize is an offbeat, compelling portrait photography award and part of this year’s Fremantle Festival. The exhibition features works selected from premier photographers from more than 40 countries. The winners will be announced at the exhibition opening with $13,000 worth of prizes available. Full details at www.fipp2017.org

Playing With Light

Opening Fri 10 Nov | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 11 – Sun 26 Nov

Playing with Light celebrates Elliot Bruce (WA) and James Kerr’s (NZ) shared use of light as a source of inspiration. The exhibition features Bruce’s turned and polished wooden sculptures, made from found and recycled materials, alongside Kerr’s landscape paintings.

The Savage Garden

Opening Fri 10 Nov | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 11 – Sun 26 Nov

The Savage Garden is a series of painting by
Emma Margetts (WA) utilising the late-nineteenth century photographic portrait-style depicting the dream-states of children and sentient animal beings.

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.