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 6:30am–3:30pm
Kitchen open 7am–2:30pm Mon–Fri | 6:30am–2:30pm Sat & Sun
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.

Blue Poles

Opening Fri 10 Jan | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 11 – Sun 26 Jan

In Blue Poles artists Louise Allerton, Renee Farrant, Rachel Mordy and Jill O'Meehan create an installation based on responses to Jackson Pollock’s famous painting. Working in mixed media, photography and video, the artists explore this iconic yet polarising work’s beauty, complexity and subtle nuances.

Knowing with a Backwards K

Opening Fri 31 Jan | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 1 – Sun 16 Feb

Knowing: With a Backwards K is a group exhibition featuring Brittany Adams, Joanna Anderson Toryu, Erin Bayliss, Shanti Bennett, Helen Blanchard, Caila Cohen, Vanessa Goerke, Georgia Matthey, Helen Moon, Louise Mustard, Christina Pennell, Ingrid Stotesbury, Susannah Warrington, Kim Walsh, Liezl Watermeyer-Collins and Elizabeth Way. This diverse group of WA artists explore their own identity through a variety of mediums.

Harbourside Vigil

Opening Fri 31 Jan | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 1 – Sun 16 Feb

Harbourside Vigil is a series of paintings by Michael Gabriel Francas depicting the Fremantle Harbour. Using traditional landscape painting techniques, Francas looks at the Harbour both as a real place and a site of metaphors, painting the familiar dockside Fremantle cranes as coastal guardians keeping watch.

Digital Sabbath

Opening Fri 21 Feb | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 22 Feb – Sun 8 Mar

Digital Sabbath is a mixed media exhibition by artists, educators and researchers Dr Julia Morris and Dr Lisa Paris. In our hyper-connected world, the use of digital technologies is a routine part of life but the desire to unplug also pervades. This creative research project follows the journeys of nine individuals as they switch off one day a week for three months.

International Watercolour Exhibition

Opening Fri 13 Mar | 6pm
Exhibition runs Sat 14 Mar – Sun 12 Apr

The International Watercolour Exhibition showcases 180 paintings from 19 watercolour societies worldwide and this is the first time the event has been held in WA. The exhibition features international, interstate and local WA painters with special inclusions from the Iltja Njarra Many Hands Art Centre, Alice Springs. There will be workshops and demonstrations held throughout the exhibition.

For details see www.watercolourswa.org.au