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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.

The Sidespace 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).

Applications are sought from solo artists, duos and small groups of artists.
Artists working in any visual art medium are encouraged to apply.

ALERT ME : Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Sidespace Gallery, including for SPECIAL ROUNDS (including NIMBLE and in the case of cancellations etc.), 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 Sidespace Gallery must be completed online. Paper submissions or submission by any other means 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 Sidespace Gallery, please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire (PDF).

Please note: The Capacity of this Venue has been reduced as a result of Covid-19 Restrictions relating to Gatherings, Physical Distancing and Density Limits.  As these Restrictions are subject to change, please contact the Venues Manager via email avenues@sac.org.au for more information.

Floor Plan

Download the following Floor Plans for the Sidespace Gallery:

Venue Hire Rates


Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members:
$65 per Day / $280 per Week


CLICK HERE to view the Sidespace Gallery Calendar.

The Sidespace Gallery is full for 2021.
SAC is not seeking applications for this period.  

For any other queries in relation to the Sidespace Gallery, please contact the Venues Manager 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

February 2021


A Walking Tour of Glenorchy

26 February - 8 March

Suburban and bush landscapes painted en plein air in West Glenorchy by Peter Rudd “I knew little of Hobart before I had the opportunity to move here two years ago.…

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March 2021


Crisis, What Crisis?

12 March - 20 March

Changing times, changing influences and changing style. Recent work by Hugh Kerr. “Crisis, What Crisis? presents a collection of work completed between 2019 and 2021. It represents a period of…

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Island to Island

24 March - 5 April

An exhibition of paintings and prints by Robyn Harman. Her artistic practice reflects the striking imagery of island landforms around Tasmania. Her works, however, are far from representational landscapes. “My…

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April 2021


The semiotics of the dress

8 April - 12 April

In this exhibition of political textile and installation art, Genevieve Memory considers the power of the sign of the dress, the problem of gender inequality for women in Australia, and feminism’s…

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Two Views

28 April - 10 May

Two Views is an exhibition featuring woodcuts, paintings, lino cuts, collages and drawings. Ange Cooper and Kaye Green explore the Tasmanian landscape in different ways and this exhibition reflects their individual interpretation…

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