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Sidespace Gallery

The Sidespace Gallery is a professional exhibition space that is accessible and affordable for solo artists and small group exhibitions. This gallery is part of Salamanca Art Centre’s subsidised Access Galleries program and is offered to Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members on the acceptance of an exhibition proposal.

A quirky gallery with perfect proportions, the Sidespace Gallery is the gallery of favour for artists wishing to exhibit contemporary work in the public domain. Selected applicants are offered reasonable rates for this outstanding exhibition space. Facilities include contemporary track lighting, demountable hanging panels, lift access and a heritage servery table.

Applying for the Sidespace Gallery

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

Applications for 2019 have now CLOSED.
Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently assessing applications for inclusion in the Sidespace Gallery 2019 calendar.

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Sidespace Gallery, please complete the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.

Please note: All Applications for the Sidespace Gallery must be completed online. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@salarts.org.au

Conditions of Hire

For more information on the hire of the Sidespace Gallery, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire.

Venue Hire Rates


Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members:
$65 per day / $280 per week


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

Please note: The Sidespace Gallery Calendar for 2018 is full and applications for 2019 are currently being assessed.

For any other queries in relation to the Sidespace Gallery, please contact the Venues Coordinator via email.

Image Credits:
Osmosis (2010). Photograph by Fiona Fraser.
Sidespace Gallery.  Photograph by Fiona Fraser.
AUSLANDER (2014) by Nina Keri. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
When the Crucifix becomes the Sword (2014) by Julie Winlow. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
Burnt Rubber… (2014) by Donna Ritchie. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
Sidespace Gallery.  Photograph by Fiona Fraser.

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June 2018

Barry William Hale + NOKO

14 June - 25 June

BARRY WILLIAM HALE | ENOK 21 + NOKO | HYPRKUB 210 Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heav’n” – John Milton Barry William Hale and Scott Barnes use the Enochian alphabet – the script ‘revealed’ to John Dee and Edward Kelley by angels in the sixteenth century – to conjure esoteric art, live music and an unfolding series of audio-visual artworks. This is a continuation of a decades-long research…

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July 2018

Reclaimed :
Objects and Images
from Home

26 July - 8 August

Works by Stephanie Theobald and Bronwyn Theobald. Mother v. Daughter. Britain v. France: A contemporary look at 19th Century explorations of Tasmania Stephanie Theobald “The idea for this exhibition was sparked during a conversation with my mother about two exhibitions I had seen in London, The Bauer Brothers: Masters of Scientific Illustration at the Natural History Museum and Artist and Empire: Facing Britain’s Imperial Past at Tate Britain. I was drawn to these exhibitions because both held images of and from Australia and the…

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August 2018

A Cambodian Selfie

10 August - 15 August

Award winning artist Henrietta Manning considers the impact and superficiality of mass tourism through her own travels in Cambodia. What does it mean to travel? What is the worth of the images we take? Do we really see or are they only blind selfies? The word tourist was coined by the 17th century Grand Tour and today tourism is the world’s largest industry. The idea of travelling for the sake of curiosity and learning was a developing idea in the…

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Thirty-six Views
of the Mountain

17 August - 26 August

Curated by Tina Curtis of OTTO Collective The inspiration for Thirty-six Views of the Mountain is the two series of Japanese woodblock prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige both titled Thirty Six Views of Mt. Fuji. For this exhibition members of OTTO Collective will exhibit 36 painted and printed works about an enigmatic mountain closer to home. The eight artists of OTTO Collective are: Mel Andrewartha Alicja Boyd Tina Curtis Jane Holmes Patricia Martin Lana Nelson Kirsty Riddle  Deb St Leger EXHIBITION…

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November 2018


8 November - 19 November

This is the first solo exhibition by emerging artist Emilie Llewellyn Simons. “At my core and foundation is astronomy and astrology. I have been fascinated by astronomy and the night sky since I was quite young, and I have been inspired by astrology since I began seriously studying it in 1998. The language and study of astrology is rich, symbolic, archetypal, and mathematical. It’s far more complex than the standard star sign horoscopes most attribute to astrology. Finding connections between astronomy…

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