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.

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.


Opening Fri 6 Apr | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 7 – Sun 22 Apr

Botanica is an exhibition of photography, illustration, painting, ceramics and prints which explore the relationship between humans and plants, inspired by the often overlooked intricate details of plant life. Participating WA artists are Danica Wichtermann, Elaine Bradley, Natalie Acton, Alina Tang, Jackie Masters, Jacek Gonsalves, Samantha Hughes, Natasha Lea, Janine Lee and Marinella Picirillo.

Living Aspect

Opening Fri 6 Apr | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 7 – Sun 22 Apr

Living Aspect is a photographic exhibition by Susannah Warrington (WA) which looks at the organic complexity of the human body contrasted with the simplistic shapes and bold colours more commonly linked with Minimalism.


Opening Fri 6 Apr | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 7 – Sun 22 Apr

Remnants is an exhibition of paintings by Tanya Jaceglav (WA). She explores themes of memory, nostalgia and identity, incorporating discarded lace curtains, tablecloths, doilies and maligned objects of domesticity into her paintings.

The Scent of Falling Dark

Opening Fri 27 Apr | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 28 Apr – Sun 13 May

The Scent of Falling Dark features paintings and linocuts of the thylacine, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, by local WA artist Katie Glaskin. Her work explores themes of loss, endangerment and extinction.

Lindsay Walsh

Opening Fri 4 May | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 5 – Sun 11 May

Lindsay Walsh is an American Masters candidate currently studying in WA. She presents an installation based upon her thesis where art meets science.

Life is a Tapestry of Moments

Opening Fri 18 May | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 19 May – Sun 3 Jun

Life is a Tapestry of Moments is the pairing of large acrylic paintings by Lorelei Ammon (WA) with fine-art photographic prints by her brother Ryan Ammon (WA). Ryan’s photographic work offers a reinterpretation of Lorelei’s original pieces, inspired by her encounter with cancer and the on-going journey.

Songs of Land and Sea

Opening Fri 8 Jun | 6pm | Free
Exhibition Runs Sat 9 – Sun 24 Jun

Songs of land and sea is an exhibition of sculptural clay objects and paintings inspired by the oceans and WA landscape. The exhibition features a small group of local artists including Robyn Varpins, Jillian Kurz, Kate Stevens and Lucy Henry whose work ranges from abstract through to realistic, and sometimes whimsical.