Bather's Beach Fremantle
- West End
The Bathers Beach Art Precinct is part of the conservation and activation work around the historic Arthur Head area of Fremantle, Western Australia. The area is of historical significance for indigenous Australians and European settlement of Western Australia.
The precinct is home to more than 20 established and highly respected sculptors, painters, photographers, Indigenous artists, a ceramic artist and designers, one of which is the famous sculptor Greg James who created the sculpture of the fisherman at Fishing Boat Harbour. Other artists include Joanna Robertson, Jenny Dawson, Peter Zuvela, Ann Land, Carol Hazel, Caroline Thompson and Tessa Joy. Studios Kidogo Arthouse, Wild Twig, Studio 11, Glen Cowans' stunning underwater photography and just around the corner Wolrd's End Studio and Ann Land's Studio at the end of Mrs Trivett Place. The precinct also includes the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
It is an area that is evolving into a vibrant arts precinct with open studios, exhibitions, workshops, markets and festivals, that is rapidly being recognised worldwide for its beauty, heritage and the talent of the artists within it.
The precinct itself includes links through to Victoria Quay and the Western Australian Maritime Museum, by boardwalk to Fishing Boat Harbour and the historic West End of Fremantle and overlooks Bathers Beach and the Indian Ocean. It encompasses the J Shed Artists Studios, the Round House studios on Captains Lane, WA's oldest building the Round House, the Whalers Tunnel, Kidogo Arthouse, Arthur Head Heritage site where Ann Land's Studio and the World's End Studio are situated (at the end of Mrs Trivett Place).
Fremantle Blue CAT Bus stop 17.
Open 7 days