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April 2018
FREE EVENT

Beastly Careless

20 April - 30 May

Donna Ritchie explores the processes of migration, displacement and discovery entwined with the search for belonging and home. Through her monster creations, Donna forms a partly autobiographical depiction of movement through various locations familiar to Tasmanians, and some less so. We trace the journey of these allegorical monsters and their eternal search for the “right spot” – a place of belonging. From South Hobart, all the way to Cradle Mountain, the search and engagement with various locations are explored. Using…

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May 2018
FREE EVENT

Art From Trash 2018 :
entry by Dan O’Toole

1 May - 31 May

Art From Trash is an annual exhibition that encourages the reuse of discarded materials in the production of amazing visual art. Established in 1993, the Art From Trash exhibition has become an iconic and much loved exposé of creativity. Attracting over 120 artists and 5000 visitors annually, this event has proved itself as a powerful and much needed change agent for a better future. Makers of all ages, styles and stages, from emerging talent to established practitioners, schools and community groups…

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Adrift

1 May - 31 May

An exhibition by SAC Resident Artist Melanie McCollin-Walker “To be lost is nothing to fear, for everything that is lost is on the path to being found” – author unknown “Since moving to Tasmania in 2017, I have struggled at times. Perhaps trying to force the ‘settling in’ period and not letting it happen naturally. I know it takes time, but there is always that in-between phase where you feel completely lost and lacking a sense of purpose or place. The more…

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Eurydice

24 May - 27 May

Presented by PLoT Theatre Company “ORPHEUS: Dear Eurydice, I miss you. No – that’s not enough.” Eurydice dies on her wedding day and reunites with her dead father in the underworld. When her husband Orpheus travels to meet her, Eurydice must decide between them. PLoT are drawn particularly to the poetic language of this work and its strong physical imagery onstage. Our production aims to honour the original myth whilst tackling contentious modern themes surrounding death, loss and loyalty. We are…

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Rektango

25 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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FREE EVENT

Art From Trash 2018

26 May - 4 June

Art From Trash is an annual exhibition that encourages the reuse of discarded materials in the production of amazing visual art. Established in 1993, the Art From Trash exhibition has become an iconic and much loved exposé of creativity. Attracting over 120 artists and 5000 visitors annually, this event has proved itself as a powerful and much needed change agent for a better future. Makers of all ages, styles and stages, from emerging talent to established practitioners, schools and community groups exhibit alongside…

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June 2018
FREE EVENT

Rektango

1 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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Immersion

2 June - 29 June

Salamanca Arts Centre presents the works of Julie Todd, recipient of the Salamanca Arts Centre Emerging Artist Scholarship 2018. Emerging Printmaker Julie Todd examines the personal effect of a life time spent by Tasmania’s moody coastal waters. “I go into nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put into order.” – John Burroughs “Ephemeral effects created by sunlight, wild waves, gentle zephyrs, hidden objects or currents on water’s surfaces continually fascinate me. I am drawn to…

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Rektango

8 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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TohuVBohu

14 June - 25 June

Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 Light, music, sculpture, ritual, sound and performance are brought together to celebrate encounters with the numinous, memory, time, coincidence and the transcendent. The site-specific installation will be regularly transformed by an unfolding series of private and public rituals and performances culminating in a 24-hour performance of a musical score for strings and percussion, formed from recordings made in Mexico and Italy…

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