The City of Fremantle Art Collection is the largest municipal art collection in Western Australia.
In order to showcase the rich and diverse array of artworks held by the City, we’re inviting you to a new event series – An Evening with the Collection.
City of Fremantle Art Collection Curator Andre Lipscombe will host these relaxed, insightful evenings once a quarter – sharing fascinating stories about the artworks and artists, and how the works came to be part of the City’s Collection.
Each evening will explore a particular theme, artform or artist and Andre will be joined by special guests who can speak to the importance and value of public Collections.
In light of the announcement by the WA State Government introducing Level 2 public health measures from Thursday 3 March, this event will proceed in our Front Garden to ensure greater social distancing can be observed.
As places are limited, registration is now essential to attend this event. Please complete this form to secure your place.
The City of Fremantle Art Collection
The City of Fremantle Art Collection is grounded in the story of Fremantle, where artists have always chosen to work and live. Over five decades the collection has grown to over 1,600 pieces including paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs and WA ceramics. The majority of the artworks both reflect and reveal Fremantle life – its people, relationships, work, culture, politics, social rituals, conflict and leisure time.
You can view a selection of works from the City of Fremantle Art Collection via the Collections WA portal. This new resource connects the public with stories of WA’s unique environment, history, culture, and identity via the cultural, creative and natural material held in collections all over the state.
The City was one of ten organisations involved with the initial pilot and launch of Collections WA. More than 350 works from the City of Fremantle Art Collection are currently available to view online. More works will be added in the coming months.