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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 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).

Please note: All Applications for the Sidespace Gallery must be completed online. Submissions by any other means will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.au

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.) or for dates from March 2023 onwards, please complete the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.

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 and 2022.
SAC is not seeking applications this period. 

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

Image Credits:
A Walking Tour of Glenorchy (2021) by Peter Rudd. Photographs by Nicole Robson.

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