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The Founders Room


Nestled beneath the vaulted gables of an 1840’s warehouse is SAC’s latest offering to the people of Tasmania: The Founders Room. Newly renovated with polished oaken floorboards, limewashed sandstone walls and heritage windows that look out over the SAC Courtyard on one side and Wooby’s Lane and Salamanca Square on the other.

Dedicated to the Founders of Salamanca Arts Centre, this is the perfect location for performances, wedding receptions, cocktail parties, seminars, training sessions, launches and promotional events.


Applying for the Founders Room – Dates in 2020

SAC Assesses applications for the Founders Room approximately every 8 Weeks (or as required in the case of a short lead time).

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the Founders Room 2020 calendar.
Applications are sought for performances, concerts, workshops, film events, Private Functions and rehearsals.

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

OR

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:
midnight MONDAY 30 September 2019

Please note: All Applications for the Founders Room 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


Next Call for Applications

The Call for Applications for dates in 2020 is now OPEN!

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Founders Room, including for dates from 2021 onwards, 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 Founders Room 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



Conditions of Hire

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


Venue Hire Rates

Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools / Rehearsals:
$150 per Half Day (maximum 6 hours) / $230 per Day / $1,050 per Week

Commercial / Government Departments:
$200 per Half Day (maximum 6 hours) / $310 per Day / $1,400 per Week

Venue Hire Package Private Functions / Events* (includes weddings, dinners, parties, conferences etc.)
$1,400 per event (maximum Hire Period of 3 Days)

Venue Hire Package for SAC Supported Local / Touring Performances*
$200 per event (maximum Hire Period of 1 Day)

For more information on Venue Hire Rates and Packages, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room Conditions of Hire (PDF).


Calendar

The Founders Room is FULL for 2019
SAC is not currently seeking applications for this period

Please contact the Venues Manager via email to check the availability of dates for your event or to arrange a tour.


Floor Plan

Please DOWNLOAD the basic Founders Room floor plan HERE.

Please note: The Founders Room stage was extended in July 2019; this floor plan includes the new stage dimensions. 


Image Credits:
Sixty Jazz Club (2016)
Salamanca Moves (2016).
Wide Angle Tasmania presentation (2016).
Salamanca Moves (2016).
Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival (2015) 
Wedding (2015 & 2016).
Corporate Dinner (2016).

Upcoming Events

September 2019

$15

BOOK LAUNCH :
There Was Still Love :
Marta Dusseldorp
& Favel Parrett

26 September

An intimate literary evening with Marta Dusseldorp and Favel Parrett Favel Parrett There Was Still Love Published by Hachette Australia, 24 September 2019 The profoundly moving new novel from the…

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$9 – $10

Upsilamba

28 September

Presented by Omahara. A ritualised cabaret experiment. Join us for an evening of musical darkness with a slightly theatrical bent as Omahara present Upsilamba; a ritualised cabaret experiment, coinciding with…

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October 2019

$25

National Swap Day 2019

6 October

Presented by The Clothing Exchange National (Clothing) Swap Day has arrived! This year will be the ninth annual National Swap Day and to commemorate the day, The Clothing Exchange will host…

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$10

stART :
Musical Play : Let’s move, Let’s Play :
with Adelaide Okenyo & Cath Morse

15 October

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre and ArTELIER Let’s make MUSIC together. We will explore playing with simple instruments & our own voices to move and play – fast/slow, soft/loud, high/low. We will move together…

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$10 – $15

Songwriters Showcase Concert |
DREAMS (not goals)

17 October

Presented by UTAS Conservatorium of Music DREAMS (Not Goals) 28 Songs – 21 Songwriters – Countless Dreams Night 1 of the Conservatorium’s Showcase series at the Founders Room is dedicated…

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$10 – $15

Jazz & Popular
Showcase Concert

18 October

Presented by UTAS Conservatorium of Music The Conservatorium‘s Jazz and Popular Music Department deliver breathtaking performances on Night 2 of festivities at the Founders Room. This series has become immensely…

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$10 – $15

The Big Bands
Showcase Concert

19 October

Presented by UTAS Conservatorium of Music A seriously Huge night of music for the Grand Finale of the Conservatorium‘s Showcase series at the Founders Room. First up The Oz Jazz…

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November 2019

FREE

Doppelgänger

22 November - 24 November

Doppelgänger is an exhibition by emerging artist Ingrid Andersen of abstract portraits that often, and unwittingly, portray a familiar face. From German folklore the Doppelgänger “double goer”, is an apparition…

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