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The Artist’s Cottage


The Artist’s Cottage overlooks the Salamanca Arts Centre and Salamanca Square. Used by visiting artists of all disciplines and their families, the sunny cottage is ideal short-term accommodation for solo artists or groups of collaborating artists.

This completely self-contained 3 Bedroom Georgian Cottage (c. 1840) can provide you with everything you need to work undisturbed or be your home base while you explore Salamanca and its surrounds. Centrally located in historic Battery Point, and within walking distance to Salamanca Place, Sullivans Cove and the Hobart CBD. It has a private backyard (rare for Cottages in this area) with a deck and views of kunanyi / Mount Wellington.


Information for Artists

The Artist’s Cottage is available to Artists of all disciplines (writers, performers, musicians, visual artists) at a discounted rate for Self-Funded Arts ResidenciesArtists wishing to apply for the discounted Hire Rates must provide evidence via the submission and approval of an application to be eligible.

Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Artist’s Cottage and to check the availability of dates for your Self-Funded Arts Residency prior to submitting your application.


Call for Applications for Dates in 2020

Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently seeking applications from Artists wishing to undertake Self-Funded Arts Residencies at the Artist’s Cottage in 2020.
The Artist’s Cottage is available to Artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians, and visual artists).

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:
MIDNIGHT Sunday 15 September 2019
Please note: All Applications 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

Dates in 2021 onwards

If you are interested in applying for a Self-Funded Arts Residency at the Artists Cottage, for dates from 2021 onwards please register your details via the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted as soon as the next Call for Applications opens.

Hire Rates for Artists

Artist Rates
First Night $300
 (includes $150 cleaning fee)
Each Additional Night $150 per night

Please note: We do not book in more than one Artist at a time, unless the Artists submit a joint / combined application for the Self-Funded Arts Residency outlining their intended collaboration.

Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Venue Hire Rates and charges associated with the hire of the Artist’s Cottage.


Information for Others

The Artist’s Cottage is also available for the public to hire (non-Artists) during periods when the Cottage is not required for Arts Residencies.
Discounted rates do not apply – rates are as per stated on AirBnB. 

To request a booking as a non-Artist please proceed via AirBnB


Image Credits: Nicole Robson

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