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Long Gallery

Principally a visual arts exhibition space, the famous Long Gallery
is the largest gallery space at Salamanca Arts Centre,
yet has an intimacy and warmth that is hard to beat.

Originally a store for whaling products, then filled with can-labelling machinery during the jam factory days, the Long Gallery has provided the backdrop to countless exhibitions, conventions, balls, auctions, recitals, workshops, product launches and live performances. It is located on Level 1 of the Centre.

An enigmatic venue where 180 year-old polished floor boards stretch for 30 metres past rows of oaken columns to limewashed sandstone walls. Licensed for 400 patrons and with French doors opening above Salamanca Place, the Long Gallery is always in high demand for exhibitions and Private Functions. Facilities include contemporary track lighting, demountable hanging panels, lift access, storage and limited tables and chairs. Once experienced, never forgotten.


Applying for the Long Gallery

AC Assesses applications for the Long Gallery twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year (excluding Special Rounds).

Applications are sought from solo artists, duos and groups of artists. Artists working in any visual art medium are encouraged to apply.

The Long Gallery is also able to accomodate a limited number of Private Functions each year.
Unfortunately the Long Gallery has reached its capacity for Private Functions for 2021.


ALERT ME : Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Long Gallery, including for Special Rounds (including NIMBLE and as a result of cancellations etc.), 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 Long Gallery, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Long Gallery Conditions of Hire (PDF).

Please note: The Capacity of this Venue has been reduced as a result of Covid-19 Restrictions relating to Public Gatherings, Physical Distancing and Density Limits.  As these Restrictions are subject to change, please contact the Venues Manager via email avenues@sac.org.au for more information.


Venue Hire Rates

Exhibitions

Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools / Artists (group or solo):
$310 per Day / $1,300 per Week

Commercial Galleries / Government Departments:
$400 per Day / $1,700 per Week

Tertiary Students (does not include School Exhibitions):
$200 per Day / $850 per Week

 

All Private Functions / Events (includes Weddings, Performances, Conferences etc.)
$2,800 per event (maximum Hire Period of 4 days)*

*Private Functions / Events Venue Hire Rate Includes 4 day Hire Period for the Long Gallery / 4 day Hire Period for the Kitchen / payment of SAC Venues Supervisor / Public Liability Insurance Coverage. See the Long Gallery Conditions of Hire (PDF) for more details.


Calendar

CLICK HERE to view the available dates in the Long Gallery Calendar.

The Long Gallery is full for the remainder of 2020.
SAC is not seeking applications for 2020. 

Applications for 2021 have closed
and are currently being assessed. 


Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Venue Hire Rates and charges associated with the hire of the Long Gallery.


Image Credits:
SAC35 Installation (2012). Photograph by Craig Opie.
Long Gallery Interior (x2).
New Alchemists (2016) (x2). Photographs by Chris Phelps.
Wedding (2017). Photo courtesy of the Hirer.
Wedding (2012). Photograph by Craig Opie.
SAC Quiz Night (2013). Photograph by Fiona Fraser.
Wedding (2016). Photo courtesy of the Hirer.
Wedding (2012). Photograph by Craig Opie.

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