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Fremantle Arts Centre

Fremantle Arts Centre 1 Finnerty St | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9432 9555
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Fremantle Arts Centre works to create an environment which brings people together in the active exploration of cultural ideas. With over 150,000 visitors a year, FAC is one of WA’s most dynamic multi-arts organisations, offering a rich cultural program of exhibitions, residencies, art courses, music and events on a historic site. FAC is an ambitious organisation that celebrates quality and the high standard of our programming is recognised on both a national and international level. Contemporary exhibitions, courses & workshops that inspire, a shop filled with the finest WA made wares, an expansive live music program and special events throughout the year. Open daily 10am – 5pm. Free admission.
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Fremantle Arts Centre 1 Finnerty St | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic haven of the arts. Changing exhibitions, Sensual Nature and Native Australian art. A quaint coffee/snack cafe and a good gift shop, lots of locally made items. Staff fantastic.

Thank PARIS522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large group of us (20) visited the art centre to watch stereophonics and we were absolutely DISGUSTED to see the que to the ONLY bar was over an hour long. Just ONE bar. 4 staff. Disgusting for a venue holding so many people to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered into the Arts Centre without really having intended a visit and have to say I don’t know why I didn’t have it on my “things to do” list already! The building and grounds are lovely, very quiet and relaxing, and the galleries themselves are...More

Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

The 1860's building and gardens worth a visit alone give its expansive stone design. Garden was delightful quiet respite as small children streamed in for art classes. Art itself ranged from modern and local, experimental, to some classic 19th century European. Will depend on exhibits...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Possibly depends upon what is on exhibit. During our visit is was a waterworks exhibition, which was interesting enough but not necessarily everyone's taste, and an "art centre" in the broadest terms of art. Don't think art gallery. The shop has some nice stuff, but...More

Thank BarryandJackie
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

simply love to visit when in Fremantle. It has a wonderful series of rooms for the exhibitions. As well there are artists working in the various studios. The exterior has a wonderful area often used for music or sculptures. The coffe shop & gift shops...More

Thank rosiedee55
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My interest was primarily the building, history and site, the exhibitions were an added bonus. The Centre is housed in a neo-Gothic style building constructed by convicts in 1860 and set in very attractive gardens. It first opened its doors in 1864, as the Convict...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I had a blast at Fremantle Arts Center. So many great people I met and became really good friends with. Unforgettable experience. From Pierce Brothers,, Tash Sultana, Soukouss and many other great musicians,

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Well worth a visit even if it isn't to see a concert etc. The grounds are lovely, there is am AMAZE coffee shop and a great gift shop too. Super chill and lovely place to visit

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is the best and largest example of colonial gothic architecture in Australia. It is a great pity that that the building itself does not receive significant promotion. The exhibitions may be crap or at the best just very ordinary, but the magnificence of the...More

Thank Bempec
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