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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).

The Sidespace Gallery Calendar for this year is now full. 

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

Applications for 2020 onwards

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.

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 the remaining dates in 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.

Upcoming Events

January 2019


V a r o m

12 January - 20 January

In Nina Keri‘s V a r o m paintings, a haystack-like being travels in search of an ancestral past. As the haystack explores a physical world, the viewer is invited to…

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23 January - 29 January

Schemochromes, iridescence, pigment and diet – the colour of a feather Sexual dichromatism (colour differences between sexes) is largely due to female preference for bright colours in males. Good genes,…

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31 January - 12 February

DISSOLVE  is a parable about Climate Change. The work fathoms the depths of the Styx River in Tasmania and asks us all to consider our role in preventing climate catastrophe. DISSOLVE …

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February 2019


East Coast – West Coast

13 February - 25 February

In this exhibition, Judy Antill explores the vast visual differences between the wild West Coast and the stunning East Coast of Tasmania. For the past 5 years  Judy’s artistic focus…

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Abstracting Time III

28 February - 12 March

A group of diverse printmakers skilled in the fields of digital and analogue printmaking, use varying mediums to investigate the theme of nature in its many forms. Abstracting Time investigates…

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March 2019


Colours of Tasmania

14 March - 26 March

Tasmanian Landscape and Seascape paintings. Colours of Tasmania is a collection of paintings by SAC Resident Artist Hannah Blackmore celebrating all the colours in our beautiful coastline and landscape. “Some…

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