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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
+61 8 9432 9555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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,

Thank Marijeta11
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

Thank michaelL375BD
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
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We popped over here to listen to a pretty good local band who where giving a free concert in the grounds. An excellent afternoons entertainment which happens on a regular basis.

1  Thank hippyfreddz
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My family and I visited here on a wet day. Very good thing to do in the rain! The displays were of a very high standard and the atmosphere was lovely as it is situated in a very old and interesting stone building.

1  Thank oneday99
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The Arts Centre is just outside Fremantle centre so it was worth catching the Red CAT bus which stops just outside. The building is a former psychiatric hospital and has an attractive feel. There are usually various exhibitions and we went to see the impressive...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good place to drop into and see what the creative people from Freemantle are turning their hand too. Lots of things to look at, buy and be inspired by. Added bonus was it was free to enter.

Thank Europahol
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Plugged in, community centric, sophisticated Arts Center. Not large yet extremely intestersting. Contemporary Australian shows housed inside several gallery rooms. Wood burning pizza served outside, free red bus line service from center of town but also walkable. Hosts music and dance performances. Last week Midnight...More

Thank Bross24
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited FAC a few times before but never for coffee and lunch in the Courtyard Cafe. This old heritage building was originally built as an asylum for mentally affected people, what a big strong limestone building, wow. During WW2 it was the HQ...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to have brunch! Coffee is great and there are so many delicious menu options! Friendly service in an outstanding location! The art gallery is Pretty cool Too! Love the buttermilk fried chicken burger! We will definitely make it a destination of...More

Thank Stu160173
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