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Sidespace Gallery

IMG_3588-1024x682The 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.


Hiring the Sidespace Gallery

Application Process

Download the Sidedpace Gallery Information and Application Kit

View the Sidespace Gallery Availability


Venue Hire Rates

Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members: $55 per day / $250 per week


Please contact the Venues Coordinator for more detailed information on the Venue Hire Rates and charges associated with the hire of the Sidespace Gallery.


Image Credits:
Osmosis (2010). Photograph by Fiona Fraser.

Upcoming Events

September 2016

from paper to silver

14 September - 26 September

This body of work was inspired by a visit to Melaleuca in the South-West of Tasmania in July 2015, and experiences in the forests in the past. Prue Quarmby uses native foliage from domestic gardens, wood, metal and fibre as the basis for the collection, which celebrates the colour, pattern and emotion one experiences in Tasmania’s rainforests. It combines Prue’s love of medieval, art deco and contemporary art as hand bound books, felting, works on paper, and copper and silver jewellery.…

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28 September - 10 October

If people are still important, they can still be painted. An exhibition of portraits painted from life, by Stephen Mallick. EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday 28 September – Monday 10 October 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Saturday inclusive OFFICIAL OPENING: Friday 30 September 2016 @ 6:00pm Image Credit: Stephen Mallick. Giorgio (2015). 55cm x 100cm. Oil on canvas.

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October 2016

Abstracting Time

14 October - 24 October

Abstracting Time brings together eight emerging Tasmanian printmakers. The work of the group illustrates the theme of time and memory through experience of the landscape, nature, movement, collection and recollection, identity and experience through exploration of space, composition, place, and narrative. This exhibition investigates the different ways in which time and memory can be explored. It also refers to the passing of time and the progression of our work since we last worked together as a group of printmaking students.…

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November 2016

The Polygon Project

4 November - 13 November

This exhibition features over 30 female artists carefully selected from all over the planet by Hobart emerging artist and curator Laura E. Kennedy. Each was provided with an identically shaped “polygon” panel to work on and the proceeds from sales go to the wonderful Anti-Domestic Violence Charity – White Ribbon. Right now in Australia, on average one woman is killed as a result of intimate partner violence every week. And countless more live in a constant state of fear and…

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HIP Mini-print Exhibition and Sale

15 November - 30 November

Presented by Hunter Island Press. The 12th Hunter Island Press mini-print exhibition and sale. Original artwork by members of Hunter Island Press, a not-for-profit organisation with their primary objective to establish and operate a professional public access print studio in Hobart. Artworks measure 21 x 21cm and are for sale @ $30 each. EXHIBITION DATES: Tuesday 15 – Wednesday 30 November 2016 Image Credits: Kate Piekutowski and Rebekah Francis. 

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