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March 2018
FREE EVENT

S K Y P E S C A P E

28 March - 26 April

Presented by RMIT and Salamanca Arts Centre. “I am delighted to be a participant in S K Y P E S C A P E, a progressive and exciting project that delves into key concerns of my current practice – relationships, line, form and expression. Drawings mediated through a digital platform are laced with the nuances of ‘virtual space’. The contemplation of this space will expand how I think about my own practice” – H. Zeinert (2018) The S K Y P E…

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April 2018
FREE

The Existence of Ghosts

1 April - 30 April

The Existence of Ghosts is an exhibition by Chi-Ling Tabart who works in timber to create detailed and hand crafted art sculptures. She combines imagination and sentiment to convey the impact of environment change in the islands of Taiwan and Tasmania. “I moved from the island culture of Taiwan to the island culture of Tasmania. Living here I see the Impact of culture and human activities on both islands. Even though different space and different time, we share the same…

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FREE EVENT

First Impressions

1 April - 30 April

An exhibition by SAC Resident Artist Melanie McCollin-Walker, inspired by Bruny Island “Growing up on the island of Barbados I always day dreamt about traveling beyond its shores, hoping to discover all of the wonders the world had to offer. The first time I went to Bruny, I felt an immediate connection to the land… a sense of belonging… like I had travelled full circle and was home again.   There was something transcendent about my time at Bull Bay. It was a unique…

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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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The Space Between

25 April - 6 May

There are spaces between things if you know where to look.  There is that moment between night and day when time is suspended between one passing and the other yet to come.  When the sun goes down the lines between reality and illusion become blurred, shadows disappear into the darkness, and anything becomes possible.  That space also exists in the threshold between life and death, in the fleeting moment when someone has a foot in each world before passing beyond…

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FREE EVENT

Rektango

27 April @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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$15 - $20

Uncle Gus
and The Rimshots

4 May

CONCERT + LIVE Album Recording Be prepared to jump-jive and swing the night away with Uncle Gus and The Rimshots as they record their first album LIVE. This is a night you won’t want to miss! In the words of Scar from the Lion King… “Be Prepared”… This is sure to be an event to remember. On May the 4th (intergalactic Star Wars Day)* Uncle Gus and The Rimshots will be hitting the stage of The Founders Room hard as…

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$15 - $16.50

Susannah Coleman-Brown
| Dark Side of Desire
Album Launch

4 May

With special guest Jane McArthur “Dark Side of Desire is a collection of songs that explore the shadowy mire of love and lust. It captures and attempts to understand the complexity of that which draws people together and keeps them apart.” – Susannah Coleman-Brown Now in her late thirties, Susannah’s personal reflections of relationships delve even further lyrically than her previous releases (Fall… 2004, Don’t Run 2012) and her vocal performance has greater warmth, depth and power. After a successful…

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