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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 for 2021

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).

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the Sidespace Gallery 2021 Calendar. 

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

For more information on the hire of the Sidespace Gallery, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire (PDF).

midnight WEDNESDAY 30 September 2020


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

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.

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.

Limited Dates remaining in 2020 

Call for Applications for 2021 NOW OPEN!

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

September 2020


Southern Tasmania :
In the path
of the Roaring 40s

30 September - 6 October

A solo exhibition of selected works on paper by Raymond Dean. EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday 30 September – Tuesday 6 October 2020 11:00am – 6:00pm daily Image Credits: Raymond Dean

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October 2020


from the Reserve

9 October - 19 October

An exhibition of intimate details from the Reserve. Presented in jewellery, photography and works on paper. Olivia Hickey has spent the last three years exploring, roaming, romping and wandering through…

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23 October - 31 October

Presented by the Tasmanian Ceramics Association CONTAINED, the theme for the Tasmanian Ceramics Association‘s annual Exhibition, resonates all the way from threat and relief (the fire has been contained) to…

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November 2020



4 November - 15 November

Images from moments in nature, by Tasmanian wilderness photographers, Arwen Dyer and Wolfgang Glowacki. Arwen Dyer and Wolfgang Glowacki bring together their individual images of responses to change, fragility, beauty,…

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HIP Mini Print
Exhibition & Sale 2020

17 November - 29 November

Presented by Hunter Island Press Inc. The 16th. Annual Hunter Island Press Inc. Members’ Exhibition and Sale of original prints All prints $40 each 21cm x 21cm EXHIBITION DATES:  Tuesday…

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