Arts & Culture

WA Maritime Museum

Located on Victoria Quay, Fremantle, perched overlooking the Indian Ocean and Fremantle Harbour, the WA Maritime Museum displays some of Western Australia's most unique maritime pieces. Collected over many years the wide range of exhibits include the winning Americas Cup Yacht (Australia II), an Oberon class submarine - HMAS Ovens, the Welcome Walls, Jon Sanders' Parry Endeavour and many other iconic vessels from WA's maritime history. The WA Maritime Museum also hosts many exhibitions in their unique galleries throughout the year and is the perfect place to explore and learn about the history of the WA coastline. Also worth a visit and…

WA Shipwrecks Museum

The WA Shipwrecks Museum is recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere. The Museum is housed in 1850s-era Commissariat building and has since been restored to its historic glory. Steeped in history, the galleries house hundreds of relics from ships wrecked along WA's treacherous coastline, including the original timbers from the Batavia (wrecked in 1629), the de Vlamingh plate, and also countless artefacts from the Dutch shipwrecks Zuytdorp, Zeewijk and Vergulde Draeck.

Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre

The Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre is located near the Roundhouse at Arthur's Head, Fremantle. This is the site where Captain Fremantle arrived and settlement begun in 1829 and where Whadjuk Nyoongars shouted "Warra Warra" to European arrival. The cultural centre exhibits local Nyoongar artists work and offers programs run by Aboriginal people in Aboriginal art, Nyoongar language, Aboriginal history and cultural tours. Click here to watch the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre promo video.

Wasamba Carnival Drummers

What do you get when you combine LOUD Rio-Style percussion, a panoply of rainbow-hued circus costumes and the collective joy of many impassioned community members? The performance phenomena that is Wasamba!! Wasamba is a community driven drumming group based in the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia that begun early in 2003. It is a favourite of West Australian event organisers around Perth because of it's unique melange of drumming, dancing, theatre, circus and "portable party". Put simply, WASAMBA makes festivals festivals!

Workshop Freo

Check out our website (www.work-shop.com.au) for our fresh list of classes and events. Unleash your inner awesome! We are located overlooking ocean and the J Shed in the Bather's Beach Arts Precinct. 

World's End Studio

World's End Studio a historic studio, perched on the cliff top behind the roundhouse, shared by visual artists Tessa Joy and Fred Mehta. Tessa Joy is a painter with a passion for drawing and mixed media. She runs art classes for both children and adults at the studio. Fred Mehta is a multi media sculptor creating an army of angels. Original artwork, limited edition prints and reproductions are available to purchase. The studio is an ideal venue for intimate events such as poetry recitals, album launches or workshops.  

Zinongo Gallery

At Zinongo Gallery, Njalikwa Chongwe exhibits a wide range of handmade ceramics. Established nearly 25 years ago, by Ceramic Artist Njalikwa Chongwe and his partner Jacqueline Rodrigues, Zinongo Gallery has become a distinctive landmark in South Fremantle, with its 2 metre high mural of the three dancing women adorning the gallery facade. The gallery is located in a traditional corner shop, set high on the Beaconsfield Ridge, overlooking the Indian Ocean with views to Rottnest Island. Njalikwa makes and fires a wide range of low fired Raku and high fired Stoneware ceramic pieces. Zinongo is the ideal place to visit…

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