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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 Woobys 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 : REMAINING 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 remaining dates in the Founders Room 2020 calendar.
Applications are sought for Performances, Concerts, Workshops, Film Events, Corporate Events, Rehearsals and Private Functions..

PLEASE NOTE: Limited Dates remaining in the Founders Room 2020 Calendar.
If you require a specific date, please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.au to confirm date availability prior to submitting your application.

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).

DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS:
midnight MONDAY 2 March 2020

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


Call for Applications : PRIVATE FUNCTIONS : 2021

Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently seeking applications for PRIVATE FUNCTIONS* for inclusion in the 2021 Calendars for the Long Gallery AND the Founders Room.

*Private Functions include Weddings, Engagement Parties, Birthday Parties, Parties in general, Balls, Dinners, Conferences, and any other non-public non-arts events.

Please Note: As the Long Gallery operates primarily as a gallery space we can only accommodate a limited amount of Private Functions in the Long Gallery each year; there are no such limits on the Founders Room. It is very unlikely that the Long Gallery or the Founders Room will be available during major festival periods in 2021 (such as the Australian Wooden Boat Festival – February long weekend / Ten Days o the Island – March /  Dark Mofo – June / Festival of Voices – first half of July etc.)

For more information on the hire of either venue, including Venue Hire Rates for Private Functions, capacity of the venue, facilities, and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Conditions of Hire (PDF) for the applicable venue via the links above prior to submitting your online application

DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS:
midnight MONDAY 30 March 2020 

Please note: All Applications for the Founders Room must be completed online. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.au

Call for Applications : 2021 Calendar

Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the 2021 Calendars for the Founders Room.

Applications are sought for Performances, Concerts, Workshops, Film Events, Corporate Events, and Rehearsals.

Please note: This Application is for NOT for PRIVATE FUNCTIONS.  If you wish to apply for the Founders Room for a PRIVATE FUNCTION (including Weddings) please apply via the Private Functions Application Form HERE
Note: PRIVATE FUNCTIONS include : Weddings (Ceremonies & Receptions), Parties, Balls, Dinners, Cocktail Parties, Conferences and Fundraisers.

For more information on the hire of the Founders Room, including Venue Hire Rates, capacity of the venue, facilities, and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room Conditions of Hire (PDF) prior to submitting your online application

DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS:
midnight THURSDAY 30 April 2020

Please note: All Applications for the Founders Room must be completed online. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.au

Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Founders Room, including Special Rounds (as a result of a cancellation etc.) or for dates from 2022 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

Applications for the remaining dates in the Founders Room 2020 calendar is now open. 

Limited Dates remaining in 2020

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).

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