Youth events

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 exhibited at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery from July 14 – 23. There is no charge to enter this award, enter online at www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/25under25. For questions about the award or entry process please contact the coordinator Tom Freeman on 0407 814 507 or tomf@fremantle.wa.gov.au.  Image: Elizabeth Bills, 2016 finalist, photograph by Ocean Trimboli. Deadline for entries is May 14.

Esplanade Youth Plaza

The award winning Esplanade Youth Plaza is located in the heart of Fremantle on the  south eastern corner of Fremantle's Esplanade Reserve. This facility is an iconic world class $1.6M plaza and has one of the most impressive skateboarding areas ever seen in Perth. Featuring an extensive street section that caters for all ages as well as a central focal marine buoy in the middle of the bowl section. The plaza also caters for a variety of other interests such as ping pong, rock climbing, slacklining and parkour. Workshops are run regularly for skateboarding and parkour during the school holidays.…


Youth events

There is plenty on offer for young people in Fremantle. The City of Fremantle coordinates a program of youth events at the Esplanade Youth Plaza and a regular school holiday program. If you are looking for things to do in Freo with kids you’ll find it on our Fremantle story listings pages.