FORM Gallery & Café

Creativity. Culture. Coffee.

FORM Gallery & Café
FORM Gallery is unique.

Built in 1886 as a goods shed for the railway line, and now one of Perth's leading venues for contemporary art, it's no surprise this charismatic and sensitively restored heritage building is in constant demand for hire.

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FORM Gallery & Café encompasses everything you know and love about the destination formerly known as The Goods Shed ― the culture, creativity, community and delicious coffee.  

Here, FORM curates and presents exhibitions and programs that promote creativity, with a particular focus on showcasing Western Australia's talented regional artists to a metropolitan audience.

FORM Gallery & Café is one of the few non-profit galleries and cafés in the State. We sell exhibition artworks with the majority of proceeds going back to the artists, and the remainder invested directly into our mission of developing a vibrant creative       economy for the benefit and wellbeing of Western Australian communities.

Opening night at Plasticology,
The Goods Shed, 2020.
Image courtesy of FORM

After being entrusted by the State Government in 2015 with the successful transformation of The Goods Shed into an exhibition and creative project space and café, this treasured cultural landmark, located right next to Claremont Station, has been renamed to reflect the ways in which it has served the community for the past six years.

Since opening in 2016 (and FORM moved its headquarters to the Station Master’s House on the other side of Claremont Station) this heritage railway building has welcomed thousands of people to connect locally and globally through culture and creativity.


Open daily, except for public holidays, FORM Café is home to some of the best coffee in Claremont. Our friends at Perth Is Ok and Urban List say so!
As a not-for-profit run café, every dollar you spend goes back into helping FORM Build a State of Creativity.

Image courtesy of FORM

4 Shenton Road, Claremont WA 6010

FORM Gallery
Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Please direct all enquiries to FORM on
08 9385 2200 or email

Why have you changed the name of The Goods Shed to FORM Gallery and Café?

In 2016, after many years in the Perth CBD, we moved our main office to the Old Stationmaster’s House and established a gallery in the heritage-listed goods shed building at Claremont Station. While overseeing the transformation and establishment of this beautiful old building as an exhibition space and community hub, plus café, we felt it appropriate to retain the name The Goods Shed. However, it’s now time for us to retire that name, and bring our main office, Gallery and café together under the one FORM name.

First of all, we hope this will result in more clarity for FORM's many present― and future―visitors, partners, collaborators and supporters over exactly who runs the Gallery and café. And secondly, it’s important for us as an organisation to reinforce our FORM identity and brand.

Does FORM own the building?

FORM owns and manages the Gallery building. The State Government signed it over to us in 2019, and its ongoing use, preservation and purpose―for the benefit of all Western Australians―is in safe hands with us.