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by Marisa Quinn-Haisu (subscribe)
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The popular Sculpture at Bathers art exhibition is returning to Fremantle's Bathers Beach Art precinct in 2020 from Saturday, 15 February to Monday, 2 March. Sculpture at Bathers is an interactive art exhibition located inside Kidogo Arthouse and outside along the Bathers Beach precinct. It was established in 2013 with a Western Australian theme and has been devoted to promoting WA art, culture and local artists ever since. After successful shows in 2013, 2015 and 2017, Sculpture at Bathers has a lot planned for 2020.

There will be over 80 sculptures and interactive works on display inside Kidogo Arthouse and outside along the Bathers Beach precinct set up on the boardwalks, paths, grassed areas and near the ocean. Sculpture at Bathers is a highly anticipated and important art exhibition in Western Australia. The Bathers Beach Art Precinct is a historically significant site with a rich cultural history and the Kidogo Arthouse is a heritage-listed building.

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Alissandra Rossi's featured piece for the 2020 Sculpture at Bathers


Sculpture at Bathers is a free art exhibition making it the perfect family-friendly outing in the City of Fremantle. The exhibition is suitable for the entire family, from adults to children (4-12 years), teenagers (13-17 years), and seniors. All of the artwork on display at Sculpture at Bathers will be available for purchase, from affordable and intimate pieces to larger, more commercial items.

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Virgina Ward's featured piece for 2020 Sculpture at Bathers


Sculptures at Bathers will feature guided and self-guided tours and walking maps, tours for people with disabilities, an educational program and a Kelp pop-up bar operated by the Kidogo Arthouse. The Kidogo Arthouse, the Kelp Bar and the Bathers Beach boardwalk have wheelchair accessibility and good views of the artworks set up on the beach. There is one beach wheelchair available to hire for free from the Shipwrecks Museum on Cliff Street. To book please call 9431 8469 or email reception@museum.wa.gov.au.

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2017 Sculpture at Bathers featured works


Kidogo Arthouse and Bathers Beach is accessible by the red CAT bus and is a 10-minute walk from the Fremantle Train Station There is car parking facilities and ACROD bays, plus time-restricted parking located nearby. Food and beverages can be purchased from nearby establishments, such as the Little Creatures Brewery and Bathers Beach House.

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2017 Sculpture at Bathers Exhibition held on the Bathers Beach Precinct


Sculpture at Bathers is being supported by the City of Fremantle, Fremantle Ports, Little Creatures Brewery, Bathers Beach House, Tumer Design, DADAA, Epistudios and Be Apartments. For more information please visit https://sculptureatbathers.com.au/

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Why? Sculpture at Bathers is a free to the public art exhibition dedicated to supporting Western Australia’s emerging sculptors and promoting Perth’s cultural scene.
When: Saturday, 15 February to Monday, 2 March 2020
Where: Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Mews Road, Fremantle, WA, 6160
Cost: Free Entry
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The sculptures are certainly varied in form.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7763) 21 days ago
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