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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).

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

Alert for Next Call for Applications : 2021 onwards

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Sidespace Gallery, including for dates from 2021 onwards and also 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.

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@sac.org.au

Conditions of Hire

For more information on the hire of the Sidespace Gallery, please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire (PDF).

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.

The Long Gallery is FULL for 2019 and 2020
SAC are not currently seeking applications for this period

For any other queries in relation to the Sidespace Gallery, please contact the Venues Manager 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.

Upcoming Events

July 2019


The Arctic :
Documenting Nature

19 July - 28 July

Exhibition inspired by The Arctic Circle This exhibition shows a collection of artwork produced as a result of a The Arctic Circle organisation’s residency program, that gives artists, scientists and…

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August 2019


Lutruwita Inspirations

1 August - 11 August

A solo exhibition by Takira Simon-Brown Takira Simon-Brown was born in Nipaluna and resides in Trumanyapayna region of the Paradareme country. Takira is a proud descendant of Chief Mannalargenna of the…

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Beautiful Fruit

14 August - 25 August

Reimagining approaches to botanical art. Beautiful Fruit is collaborative body of work by Linda Spowart and Tilley Wood which explores a new dialogue between the scientific, artistic observer and the…

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31 August - 8 September

A visual interrogation of the boundaries and experiences of modern-day femininity. This exhibition collates the work of six female-indentifying artists exploring the biological and social restrictions that surround the female…

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September 2019


Total FAIL

12 September - 24 September

Total FAIL is a new collection of composite drawings by Sydney-based illustrator Patch Sinclair, which remix themes of androgyny, consumerism and information overload. Curated to evoke feelings of desperation and unease…

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October 2019


A Self-Portrait Project

8 October - 13 October

Presented by Colville Gallery. Our culture’s obsession with the body is the focus of this self-portrait project An exhibition by Mary Pridmore. EXHIBITION DATES:  Tuesday 8 – Sunday 13 October…

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14 October - 27 October

An exhibition of small sculptural works in wood by Taiwanese/Australian artist Chi-Ling Tabart. We make up our life from the little things and build on and on, We preserve them into memories,…

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