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Lightbox

Salamanca Art Centre’s most intimate venue
is encountered even before passing through the front doors.

Commanding the best public location in Salamanca Place, the Lightbox is a square metre of window space available to selected artists to install works that utilise the attributes of this special exhibition space. This gallery is part of SAC’s subsidised program and is offered to SAC Associate Members and SAC Resident Artists for FREE on the acceptance of an exhibition application.

The Lightbox is a window space beside the main entrance to the Salamanca Arts Centre on Salamanca Place and can be viewed by the public 24 hours a day.

SAC has an on-going curatorial program for artists to interpret the space with specific installations that reflect its dimensions and the passage of light through it.

In May 2019 the Lightbox underwent some renovations to increase the visibility of works, which included: the removal of the multi-pane window, which was replaced with a single pane window, and new white walls and floor.


Applying for the Lightbox

SAC assesses applications for the Lightbox twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year (excluding special rounds).

Please note: All Applications for the Lightbox must be completed online. Submissions by any other means will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.au


ALERT ME : Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Lightbox, including for SPECIAL ROUNDS (in the case of cancellations), please complete the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.


Conditions of Hire

For more information on the hire of the Lightbox, please DOWNLOAD the Lightbox Conditions of Hire (PDF)


Venue Hire Rates

Exhibitions

Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members / Resident Artists:
FREE for a one month Hire Period (approx.)


Calendar

CLICK HERE to view the available dates in the Lightbox Calendar.

The Lightbox is full for 2021.

Applications for REMAINING DATES in 2022 Calendar are being assessed.


Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on exhibiting in the Lightbox.


Image Credits:
AHOY! Cats On Board (2021) by Grace Garton. Photograph by Nicole Robson.

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