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Museum in my Pocket: Museum of Moving Objects - Momo Inc

A mobile museum, focused on the people of Fremantle and their pockets. The museum sets up on the streets and public places of Fremantle and delivers a series of moving temporary exhibitions. Each exhibition is hosted by museum curator and invites people to showcase the contents of their pockets. Photos will be taken to capture the cultural objects within the humble pocket and exhibit them to the world.  City of Fremantle grant sponsored event

The Dorkestra Returns

The Dorkestra are a group of enthusiastic instrumentalists who strive to play serious music with increasing accuracy. Come and see how the Dorks have improved with a programme of favourite and obscure mostly classical music, accompanied by an extravagant afternoon tea in salubrious surroundings.                   

Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

Batten down the hatches! A gruesome band of horrible pirates will be taking over WA Maritime Museum in March 2018 when it presents this interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: the exhibition.Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along the way, you’ll discover why pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practise talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about…

Land and Sky Warlpiri Artists of the Tanami Desert

The paintings in this exhibition refer to different Jukurrpa related to aspects of the land and the sky. As many senior and well-known artists of the Warlukurlangu art centre have passed on, the younger artists are starting to make their mark and continue the culture of their forebears. Generations of Warlpiri artists have carried on the traditions of their culture and and the preservation of Jukurrpa - now new artists at the community of Yuendumu are coming forward to take their place in culture and Law. Paintings are grounded in the Jukurrpa or Dreaming Law of the Country, and this…

Omie Barkcloth Art Papua New Guinea

Japingka Gallery is proud to present exquisite barkcloth textiles of the Omie Artists from Oro Province in Papua New Guinea.  The traditional textiles called barkcloth, which are decorated and painted with family and tribal designs are used during important ceremonies and are also part of everyday life in villages. These have been produced by Ömie women for gallery exhibitions since the cooperative was founded in 2004.

Post Contemporary Institute Of Modern Art

POST CONTEMPORARY INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART Jessee Lee JohnsOPENINGFriday 25 May, 6.30pm-8pmRSVP essentialEXHIBITION22 May - 22 June 2018Tue-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm PERFORMANCE by Jacob DiamondFriday 1 June, 6.30pmLaunch of Diamond's Debut LP 'Goodbye Gondwana'Get TicketsIn the year 2020, Western Australia will secede from the Commonwealth and become the Republic of Westralia. At which point it will promptly collapse under the weight of overwhelming incompetence and grift.In early 2020 CIOMA (2020) will be built. Utilising an exploit in the algorithm that runs the Department of Burnouts and Jetskis (and the arts), Jessee Lee Johns (2020) secures all W$200.42 of the last round…

Tradie Specials

$14 Coffee and Food Deals at JAC and the BEAN! Medium Coffee with the choice of our famous BACON EGGS BENNY WRAP,  CHICKEN and AVOCADO BAGEL or BACON and EGG BRIOCHE ROLL! Come see us and just ask for the tradies special.  Call orders ahead if you are strapped for time. 9430 7568 Jac x   

Transportation Exhibition

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to arrive in Australia, Fremantle Prison’s new exhibition Transportation examines the forced migration of convicts from Britain to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries. Transportation presents the stories of men, women and children forcibly sent to convict sites around Australia, exploring the social tragedy of the convict system as a whole as well as individual stories of personal achievement. Exhibiting convict material from the Mitchell Library (State Library of New South Wales), Western Australian Museum and the Prison’s own collection, Transportation demonstrates the impact…

Girls Auskick at East Freo Junior Footy CLub

East Fremantle Junior Football Club now have a girls only Auskick squads for Pre- Primary, Year 1 and Year 2 East Fremantle Oval Sunday Mornings (cnr Marmion & Moss St)Have fun, keep fit and learn Aussie Rules footy with your friends season starts: Sunday 6th May for more information contact Dave on djbell75@yahoo.com.au

About Festival Initiate: Fibre

Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it. Festival Initiate: Fibre, proudly presenting a selection of local artists who manipulate and create, exploring the physicality, social and cultural heritage inherent in this medium. You are invited to garner a privileged insight into individual artists’ practice as they share histories, ideas and skills in a workshop and artist talk format.  Nationally recognised feature artist and Bathers Beach Art Precinct resident, Fiona Gavino will facilitate an open-access art installation, free for those who wish to learn the basketry technique of random weaving and contribute to…

Festival Initiate: Fibre

Initiate VERB to introduce someone to a skill, subject, or activity and teach them about it. Fibre; proudly presenting a selection of local artists who manipulate and create, exploring the physicality, social and cultural heritage inherent in this medium. You are invited to garner a privileged insight into individual artists’ practice as they share histories, ideas and skills in a workshop and artist talk format. Nationally recognised feature artist and Bathers Beach Art Precinct resident, Fiona Gavino will facilitate an open access installation, free for those who wish to learn the basketry technique of random weaving and contribute to this…

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Events and festivals

Fremantle has a legendary festival and events scene that stretches across the whole spectrum of music, arts, heritage, food and entertainment from the fantastic Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival and the biennial Sculptures @ Bathers. Plan your next visit to Fremantle by checking out what’s on in Freo today. And don’t forget to look at our eat and drink listings to find a great spot for dinner or a drink when you’re here.