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December 2017
FREE

Darkness and Light
On The Tasman

1 December, 2017 - 3 January, 2018

Adrian Bradbury‘s visceral paintings of dawn and dusk over the Tasman Sea. This small suite of paintings is a continuation of Adrian’s last body of work First Light. “It continues my fascination with the dawn light over the Tasman Sea. The subtle gradations of light to dark, and contrast between night and day that can be experienced before the sun rises.” – Adrian Bradbury In an attempt to make interesting, visceral paintings of high intensity, Adrian has focused on a strong contrast…

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Ag / BLACK

1 December, 2017 - 31 January, 2018

Antique process portraiture in the selfie age: contemporary collodion tintype photographic portraits by SAC Resident Artist Phillip England. The revival of early chemical photographic processes including collodion tintypes exemplifies in part a reaction to the computer-based, digital incorporeality of contemporary photography and a return to hand crafted, analogue image making. Their beguiling materiality is rarely encountered in modern photography. Phillip England‘s contemporary tintype portraits resonate hauntingly with historical tintypes. The long exposures required force the sitter to concentrate on their…

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Rektango

1 December @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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FREE

Not Just Paint 2017

8 December - 13 December

Presented and Curated by the University of Tasmania TUU Painting Society This annual exhibition of contemporary art created by the present students and graduates from the University of Tasmania, and is hosted by the TUU Painting Society. Although drawn mainly from the Tasmanian College of the Arts the exhibition has been designed to showcase the artistic talents of the entire UTAS community and features works from across the disciplines in wide range of various mediums. The exhibition will include the…

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FREE

Rektango

8 December @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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$180

Theatre Council of Tasmania
QUIZ NIGHT

10 December

Petr Divis and Mark Wojcik are back as Quiz Masters for the Theatre Council of Tasmania’s end-of-year Quiz Night! Join us for a great night of quizzing and entertainment, with questions for everyone and lots of great prizes to be won! EVENT:  Sunday 10 December 2017 7:00pm – 11:00pm Join the facebook event COST: $180 per table (maximum 8 people) Includes light supper Drinks available for purchase at the bar. Get a table together and book your place by contacting…

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FREE EVENT

Images of Tasmania 20

15 December, 2017 - 3 January, 2018

20th annual exhibition of approx 42 artists with links to the Tasmanian College of the Arts in its various incarnations. Artists mount mini exhibitions so viewers can more fully appreciate artistic practice through bodies of work rather than single works. Participants represent the 1950s till now including recent and current graduates. The exhibition aims to create a high standard with bodies of work by serious art practitioners staging a series of mini exhibitions representing a wide range of approaches across…

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FREE

Rektango

15 December @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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FREE

Rektango

22 December @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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January 2018
$16 - $18

What Have I Done? :
Album Launch & Concert

3 January, 2018

Award-winning songwriter and piano troubadour George Begbie will return from Berlin to his native Hobart, for a special one-off show and to launch his new album, What Have I Done? The experience of watching George Begbie perform has the power to stay with you long after the performance is over.  His tender, affecting, and arresting voice moves calmly from soft ballads to kicking over the stool in a rowdy piano romp. With melodies moving between funk and jazz rhythms, to…

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