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.
Fridays on our Minds
Opening 6pm Fri 9 Apr
Runs Sat 10 – Sun 25 Apr
Fridays on our Minds is an exhibition of abstract, still life, landscape, subjects and portraits by recent Fremantle Arts Centre advanced painting students Jennifer Barnard, Janet Gough-O’Sullivan, Rowena Putland, Katie Glaskin, Janette Kooy, Athena Daly, Linda Wovodich, Deeva Muir, David Watkins and San Yeung.
Image: San Yeung, Autumn Forestscape (detail), 2020, acrylic on canvas
Opening 4pm Sun 2 May
Runs Fri 30 Apr – Sun 9 May
Intermix 2021 features works by a small group of artists who leave the isolation of their studio spaces and come together once a week to make art. Inspired by natural and urban landscapes, the works of artists Elisabeth Ribul, Ella Allen, Maxine Murray, Robyn Varpins and Stephanie Carne encompass abstract and figurative painting, sculptural clay objects, textiles and installation.
Image: Maxine Murray, Untitled, 2020, acrylic on canvas
Opening 6pm Fri 21 May
Runs Sat 22 – Sun 6 Jun
Botanica 2021 brings together artists Jacek Gonsalves, Greg Ash, Danica Wichtermann, Steve Cooke, My Nguyen, Elle-Rose Dunn, Vanessa Liebenberg, Natasha Lea, Tracy Robinson and Valerie Schönjahn. The artists explore the relationship between humans and plants through the mediums of print making, ceramics, painting, oil painting, glass, resin and illustration.
Image: Natasha Lea, Without you I am searching (detail), 2020, calligraphy ink, gold leaf and alcoline markers, 310 x 320mm
Archetype + Flesh and Forest
Opening 6pm Fri 11 Jun
Runs Sat 12 – Sun 20 Jun
Archetype + Flesh and Forest is a double solo exhibition of new works by Dr. Kelsey Ashe, presented in tandem with her recent Masters (Art) graduate Grace Slaven. The works presented have evolved from two years of student and supervisor in conversation upon the topic of the Australian Feminine Gothic.
Image: Grace Slaven, Flesh and Forest, 2020, oil on canvas, 76 x 101cm
Gwenyth Ewens Art Exhibition
Opening 6pm Fri 25 Jun
Runs Sat 26 Jun – Sun 4 Jul
The Moores Building will once again host the Gwenyth Ewens Art Exhibition, where students in years 5 and 6 at Fremantle Area Primary Schools are invited to enter artworks of historical landmarks, natural features, flora and fauna of the Fremantle region.