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  • And the winner is…

    Posted: March 14, 2017 at 2:06 PM

    ‘Follow the Shimmer’ Kids Competition: We received so many fantastic entries, including… 4-7 years: Matt (5) Eva (5) and Eli (6) 8-12 years: Roma (8) Annabelle (9) and Jimmy (8) who have all won a $100 Fiddlesticks – LEGO voucher. Congratulations! Mini Sculpture Competition: Impressive ideas from: Monty (5) Demi (6) Emily (8) and Will (10)…

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  • It’s a wrap!

    Posted: at 11:56 AM

    The sun has now set on the third instalment of Sculpture at Bathers. Over two weeks Bathers Beach and Kidogo Arthouse were awash with the very best in homegrown contemporary sculpture, an absolute treat for all of us. Our 86 artists have put their hearts and souls into exhibiting this year, coming together as West…

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  • ‘Wardarn Barindji’ fire ceremony Sunday 12 March from 6pm

    Posted: March 8, 2017 at 9:47 AM

    Fremantle Artist Bruce Abbott will ceremonially set fire to his ‘Beached Trees’ sculpture this Sunday as part of the conclusion of Sculpture at Bathers. The work is an arrangement of 35 Jarrah trees installed into the beach just above the high tide mark.  Abbott describes the firing of the trees as a contemporary participative ceremony.…

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  • Live Music every night at Kidogo/Kelp Bar

    Posted: March 6, 2017 at 7:39 AM

    We have a wonderful program of Live Music programmed for Kelp Bar for our final week of Sculpture at Bathers… Sunday 5 March 5pm: Kelp Bar flash mob musicians, the BLACK and GOLD Star Ukulele Band, popping up to play in the studio from 5pm 6pm: an Irish musician and his fellow friends, called The…

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  • ‘Sculpture’s Sister Act’

    Posted: February 25, 2017 at 9:03 AM

    Feature on Sculpture at Bathers by Belle Taylor, STM Magazine, 19 February 2017

  • ‘Sculpting the beach’

    Posted: February 24, 2017 at 9:34 PM

    Feature on Sculpture at Bathers by Jenny D’Anger, Herald Interactive, 24 February 2017

  • ‘Wander among WA wonders’

    Posted: February 22, 2017 at 8:09 AM

    Feature on Sculpture at Bathers by William Yeoman, The West Australian, 22 February 2017  

  • ‘Art generating interest’

    Posted: February 21, 2017 at 10:55 AM

    Feature on Sculpture at Bathers, Fremantle Herald, 21 February 2017

  • ‘Freo Goes Sculptural’

    Posted: February 17, 2017 at 2:19 PM

    Feature on Angela McHarrie by Sarah McNeill, The Post, 17 February 2017    

  • ‘Follow the Shimmer’ Kids Competition

    Posted: February 13, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    To enter – draw, paint or collage a picture of The Shimmer on his journey. Where has he been? Where is he going next? How will he get there? The journey and the destination can be as big and as wild as your imagination! Please include your first name and age (eg. Chloe 7), snap…

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  • Follow the Shimmer!

    Posted: February 1, 2017 at 9:29 PM

    Emerging from its current seclusion, a hugely impressive artwork resembling a mythical beast is making its way from Perth to Fremantle to launch Sculpture at Bathers. Titled The Shimmer, it is a truly remarkable creature – a chimera – part lion, part snake and part goat. Its journey will end at Bathers Beach, where it…

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  • Sculpture at Bathers 2017 – Distinctively West Australian

    Posted: January 31, 2017 at 8:49 PM

    Sculpture at Bathers is back! In its biggest testament to home grown WA talent, the biennial exhibition returns to Bathers’ Beach, Fremantle from 25 February to 12 March 2017. For two weeks, over 80 of our State’s most talented sculptors will come together in this unique coastal setting. Underpinning our exhibition is the vision to…

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