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The Founders Room


Nestled beneath the vaulted gables of an 1840’s warehouse is SAC’s latest offering to the people of Tasmania: The Founders Room. Newly renovated with polished oaken floorboards, limewashed sandstone walls and heritage windows that look out over the SAC Courtyard on one side and Wooby’s Lane and Salamanca Square on the other.

Dedicated to the Founders of Salamanca Arts Centre, this is the perfect location for performances, wedding receptions, cocktail parties, seminars, training sessions, launches and promotional events.


Applying for the Founders Room

SAC Assesses applications for the Founders Room approximately every 8 Weeks.

Please note: All Applications for the Founders Room 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


Alert for Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Founders Room, including for dates in 2020 and from 2021 onwards, 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 Founders Room 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


SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROUND : Call for Applications :
PRIVATE FUNCTIONS : Dates in 2020

Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently seeking applications for PRIVATE FUNCTIONS* for inclusion in the 2020 calendar, for both the Long Gallery (remaining dates ONLY) AND the Founders Room.

This is a SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROUND for Private Functions ONLY to allow organisers the maximum amount of time to plan their event (usually Assessments would not be due until 30 September 2019).

*Private Functions include Weddings, Engagement Parties, Birthday Parties, Parties in general, Balls, Dinners, Conferences, and any other non-public non-arts events. 

Please note: As the Long Gallery operates primarily as a gallery space we can only accommodate a limited amount of Private Functions in the Long Gallery each year. The majority of the Long Gallery calendar us FULL for 2020, with only limited dates remaining.
It is highly unlikely that either the Long Gallery OR the Founders Room will be available during major festival periods (such as June for Dark Mofo etc.).

For more information on the hire of either venue, including Venue Hire Rates for Private Functions, capacity of the venue, facilities, and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Conditions of Hire (PDF) for the applicable venue via the links above prior to submitting your online application.k Mofo etc.).

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:
midnight Sunday 28 July 2019 
Please note: All Applications for the Founders Room 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 Founders Room, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room Conditions of Hire (PDF).


Venue Hire Rates

Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools / Rehearsals:
$150 per Half Day (maximum 6 hours) / $230 per Day / $1,050 per Week

Commercial / Government Departments:
$200 per Half Day (maximum 6 hours) / $310 per Day / $1,400 per Week

Venue Hire Package Private Functions / Events* (includes weddings, dinners, parties, conferences etc.)
$1,400 per event (maximum Hire Period of 3 Days)

Venue Hire Package for SAC Supported Local / Touring Performances*
$200 per event (maximum Hire Period of 1 Day)

For more information on Venue Hire Rates, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room Conditions of Hire (PDF).


Calendar

Please note: The Founders Room is already fully booked for many months in 2019.

Please contact the Venues Manager via email to check the availability of dates for your event or to arrange a tour.


Floor Plan

Please DOWNLOAD the basic Founders Room floor plan HERE.


Image Credits:
Sixty Jazz Club (2016)
Salamanca Moves (2016).
Wide Angle Tasmania presentation (2016).
Salamanca Moves (2016).
Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival (2015) 
Wedding (2015 & 2016).
Corporate Dinner (2016).

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