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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 :
SPECIAL ROUND : REMAINING DATES in 2021

SAC Assesses applications for the Founders Room twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year, and also rolling applications throughout the year.

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the REMAINING DATES in the Founders Room 2021 calendar.
Applications are sought for Performances, Concerts, Workshops, Film Events, Corporate Events, Private Functions*, Rehearsals and Creative Developments.

Limited Dates available in:
– August 2021

– September 2021
– October 2021
– November 2021
– December 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Many months in 2021 are already heavily booked. If you require specific date/s, please email the Venues Manager to confirm date availability prior to the submission of your application.

*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 for and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room Conditions of Hire (PDF) prior to submitting your online application.

Applicants for the remaining dates in 2021 will be notified of the outcome of their application within 10 Working Days after the submission of their application.

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


ALERT ME : Next Call for Applications

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Founders Room, including for Special Rounds (including NIMBLE and as a result of a cancellation 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 Founders Room, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Founders Room 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 (venues@sac.org.au) for more information.

Currently the capacity of the Founders Room is:
– Standing / Free Moving Event : maximum 70 people.
– Seated Event : maximum 100 people (pending seating configuration)


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 REMAINING DATES in 2021 now open!

**Applications for remaining dates in 2022 Calendar open soon!**

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.


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

August 2021

STICKRAD QUINTET

6 August
STICKRAD Quintet

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre as part of Winter Light FOUNDERS ROOM 6 August 2021 BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE Stickrad Quintet lead by Chapman Stick artist Konrad Park, aka Stickrad, combines an…

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$10

PROTEM at WINTER LIGHT

7 August
Pro Tempore logo

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre as part of Winter Light Saturday 7 August 2021  | Founders Room BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE After a highly successful series of events as a pop-up venue Protem explores experimental…

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Free

SPOOK WARD FRIDAY 13th PARTY

13 August
Spook Ward

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre as part of Winter Light 13 August 2021  | Founders Room RESERVE YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE Black Paul (Coven, Altar, Ex-Cathedra) offers up a selection of Bat-Cave, Death-Rock, Cold-Wave…

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Free

WINTER LIGHT CLOSING PARTY with DJ Vance Vader- Vaven

14 August
WINTER LIGHT CLOSING PARTY 14 AUGUST 2021

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre as part of Winter Light FOUNDERS ROOM 14 AUGUST 2021 10PM – 11.45PM FREE EVENT RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE Celebrate the end of winter and the end of…

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JAZZAMANCA WINTER SERIES 28 AUGUST 2021

28 August
JAZZAMANCA WINTER SERIES

Saturday 28th August | Founders Room BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE The Louise Denson Quartet Louise Denson – piano Phil Noy – alto saxophone Hamish Houston – bass Tom Robb –…

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