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#MyFreoStory 2017-Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions–#MyFreoStory 2017 Information on how to enter forms part of these terms and conditions. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entrance into the competition is void where prohibited. The Promoter is City of Fremantle (Fremantle. Be part of the story), Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle WA 6160. T 08 9432 9999. The promotion commences on 23 March 2017 at 5pm (WST) and entries close on 22 May 2017 at 5pm (WST) (the promotional period). No late entries will be accepted. How to enter Entry is open to residents of Australia,…

25 under 25 2017 Art Award | Call for entries

This annual award is open to all WA artists aged 14-25 years, so get your entry in now! Artworks entered can be any artform and aren’t limited by sizes or materials. There are two main prizes for the 25 under 25 Art Award; a first prize of $1500 cash with a Fremantle Arts Centre artist residency, and a $500 judges’ commendation prize with a portfolio mentorship session with Fremantle Arts Centre’s curator Ric Spencer. A people’s choice award will also be given to the artwork with the most votes. A judging panel will select 25 finalists from the entries to be…

Circus WA Autumn School Holiday Workshops

Have you ever wanted to run away with the circus? Fancy learning how to juggle, walk a tight rope, or swing on a trapeze?? Now is the time to run away with CircusWA. Come on down to CircusWA and join in the fun this upcoming holidays.  Kids and teens from 5-17 years old can come and try out the circus for themselves. With activities like diablo, unicycling, acrobatic tumbling, trapeze, and hula hoop, there’s plenty of fun to be had, and new things to learn! Each workshop will run for 1.5 hours or 2 hours, depending on the age group. These workshops will be…

Easter Escape Hunts

Come to the Escape Hunt these school holidays to test your decetive skills! To recieve a 15% discount use code SH15 at checkout. You'll need great team work and sharp problem solving skills so don't forget to bring your thinking caps!

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Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

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Gabriella Michelle Possum

Sisters Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi and Michelle Possum Nungurrayi have carried on the legacy of their father, the late artist Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, who died in 2002. Both these second generation artists have established their reputations painting the ancestral stories that have come down to them from their parents and grandparents. Gabriella and Michelle continue to use the references to the stories while building on the colour structures and extending the scope of their work to include aspects of Women’s Dreaming. These stories come from the homelands of Yuelamu near Mt Allan. This community was one of the early properties returned…

Insider Art Autumn 2017

Insider Art: Autumn 2017 showcases the creative achievements of incarcerated prisoners from across Western Australia.  A joint initiative of the Department of Corrective Services and Fremantle Prison, this quarterly exhibition will be on show in the old Print Shop (Fremantle Prison Gallery). These exhibitions are always diverse in style and ideas.  Pieces exhibited include those from traditional Aboriginal artists with 50,000 years of culture to draw upon; those created by prisoners engaged in tertiary courses in contemporary art practice; and everything in between.  Participation in the creative process offers prisoners more than simple education and recreation.  The production of artworks…

Made in Ochre

When, as in this new exhibition, the walls of Japingka’s upstairs galleries are covered with ochre paintings there is a deep hum of warmth and authority. This is a wonderful opportunity to view the finest work of the great ochre artists, past and present. Long-prized for its ceremonial significance and continually used to replenish images on sacred sites over the centuries, ochre remains the defining medium for many Kimberley painters. This exhibition presents artists working across distant settlements including Warmun, Kalumburu, Derby and Kununurra, each with their own distinctive styles. Ochre painters from the east Kimberley, including the late Rover…

Nature and art hub for kids and their grown ups

Nature play is here to stay! Moore and Moore Café, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery  Paper Bird Children's Books and Art, Inkling Art Space and Nature Play WA have joined forces to create a beautiful hidden courtyard right in the heart of Freo.   A dream for people with little ones!  Here’s a hub where you can enjoy a coffee, fabulous food, art, the best children’s books, fantastic kids art classes and a gorgeous nature play area. You can relax with friends and your kids can be themselves: climbing, digging, swinging and creating.  

Roger Swainston Drawn to Water

Come and see Roger's amazing portraits of fish and life size coral reef drawings and paintings. An exhibition of underwater drawings and original portraits of fish at earlywork.gallery from the 8 April 2017 to the 7 May 2017. During the exhibition the artist will be working in the gallery, assembling more underwater drawings from his recent trip to Ningaloo. For a unique opportunity to visit the artist behind the scenes, to see his underwater drawing technique and talk to the artist about his current projects, drop in to the gallery during this month to see the work in progress.

The Fremantle story magazine | Autumn 2017

This edition:  It is all about festival & events, with a season that runs through autumn into winter We chat with Kate Hulett about the amazing MANY 6160 and discuss the transition to a new Many 2.0 space on Adelaide Street Enjoy cooking the chili and lemon prawns recipe from Bottega chef, Jamie Galloway Celebrate the internationally reknowned street art in Freo (on walls) Explore the urban wanderlust in Freo's malls, arcades and piazzas  Discover eight foodie delights you need to try when you’re next in Freo Plus discount coupons, Instagram captures and much more Enjoy  Look out for our printed magazine at…

Torelli Locatelli Bach Mendelssohn Nielsen

FCO presents a program of rarely heard jewels of the Baroque and Romantic period.  Torelli’s jolly Concerto Grosso Op18 No1 is a great opener followed Locatelli’s introverted Concerto Grosso Op7 No6 leading to Bach’s sublime Concerto for Oboe d’Amore BWV 1055 featuring Leanne Glover, Principal Cor Anglais player in WASO.  Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No 12 and Nielsen’s wonderful Suite for Strings complete the performance.

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