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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 : 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 and rehearsals.

PLEASE NOTE: Limited Dates remaining in the Founders Room 2020 Calendar.
If you require a specific date, please contact theVenues Manager via email at venues@sac.org.auto 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

Next Call for Applications

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

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).

Upcoming Events

February 2020

FREE

Collective Behaviour | Hobart

26 February

Presented by Tasdance Collective Behaviour hits Hobart – and it’s FREE! Led by Tasdance Artistic Director Adam Wheeler, this one hour class requires no previous dance experience but rather people…

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$38

OPENING NIGHT | feat. The Michelle Nicolle Quartet (MEL) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

27 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event Join us to celebrate the launch of Jazzamanca 2020 with the amazing Michelle Nicolle Quartet. In 2019 the Michelle Nicolle Quartet celebrated their 21st Birthday. With a…

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$24

Wanderlust (SYD) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

28 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event Wanderlust first appeared on the jazz scene in 1991 and quickly established a profile as an exciting and innovative group. Their music is fresh and original combining…

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$10

Late Night Club | with Konrad Park & Friends | JAZZAMANCA 2020

28 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event Featuring Konrad Park & Friends Konrad Park is a nationally recognised drum kit artist who is a passionate performer, teacher and composer. His strong groove and musicality…

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$24

Nick Haywood Quartet (TAS / MEL) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

28 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event NICK HAYWOOD. Over the past thirty years Nick Haywood has become one of the most in demand bassists and educators on the Australian music scene. He has…

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$5

The Best of the Con | feat. The Gus Leighton Quartet | JAZZAMANCA 2020

29 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event Featuring the Gus Leighton Quartet Gus Leighton – saxophone Mathew Olivier – keys Sasha Gaviek – double bass Lawrence Churches – drums PERFORMANCE: Saturday 29 February 2020…

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$10

Late Night Club | with Konrad Park & Friends | JAZZAMANCA 2020

29 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event Featuring Konrad Park & Friends Konrad Park is a nationally recognised drum kit artist who is a passionate performer, teacher and composer. His strong groove and musicality…

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$24

BLOW (TAS) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

29 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event BLOW has been at the forefront of the Australian Contemporary Jazz since it’s inception as Musiikki Oy during the early 1980’s. [The name change necessary to avoid…

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$24

The Michelle Nicolle Quartet (MEL) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

29 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event In 2019 the Michelle Nicolle Quartet celebrated their 21st Birthday. With a retrospective of their career- performing songs from their 8 CD releases. Throughout their 21 years…

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$24

Nock / Stuart / Wilson / Zwartz | JAZZAMANCA 2020

29 February

A JAZZAMANCA Event All four players have a strong sense of tradition and history but are equally known for having one foot firmly planted towards the future. Individually they have…

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March 2020

$10

Late Night Club | with Konrad Park & Friends | JAZZAMANCA 2020

1 March

A JAZZAMANCA Event Featuring Konrad Park & Friends Konrad Park is a nationally recognised drum kit artist who is a passionate performer, teacher and composer. His strong groove and musicality…

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$24

Wanderlust (SYD) | JAZZAMANCA 2020

1 March

A JAZZAMANCA Event Wanderlust first appeared on the jazz scene in 1991 and quickly established a profile as an exciting and innovative group. Their music is fresh and original combining…

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$24

Nock / Stuart / Wilson / Zwartz | JAZZAMANCA 2020

1 March

A JAZZAMANCA Event All four players have a strong sense of tradition and history but are equally known for having one foot firmly planted towards the future. Individually they have…

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$24

Ted Vining Trio | JAZZAMANCA 2020

1 March

A JAZZAMANCA Event TED VINING. He has recorded with Alan Lee, Don Burrows, Bob Gebert, Bernie McGann, Brian Brown, Musiikki Oy, The Big One, Blow … and The Ted Vining…

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$5 – $10

Expressive Movement
with Risa Muramatsu |
Older Than Language WORKSHOP

4 March

Workshop as part of Older Than Language  Join Risa Muramatsu for a freestyle dance workshop which draws on influences from around the world, focusing on rhythmic and expressive movement. Expressive Movement…

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$5 – $10

Learn to play Parai Drums!
| Older Than Language WORKSHOP

5 March

Workshop as part of Older Than Language Under the special guidance of Santhana Gopala Krishnan, learn Parai drums and play with rhythm and parai aattam – the parai dance Parai…

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$10

Critical Culture
Monthly Meet Up | HOBART

8 March

A series of monthly Meet Ups fostering critical response to Performing Arts in Tasmania. About this Event Produced by Maeve Mhairi MacGregor in collaboration with the Salamanca Arts Centre, and…

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$5 – $10

Interpreting & Drawing Landscapes |
Older Than Language WORKSHOP

10 March

Workshop as part of Older Than Language Enjoy working with landscapes using oil pastels, drawing on intuition and memory with Mostafa Faraji. Self-taught artist, Mostafa Faraji will walk participants through…

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$5 – $10

Kuchipudi Dance Workshop |
Older Than Language WORKSHOP

11 March

Workshop as part of Older Than Language Learn intricate hand and foot movements of Kuchipudi Dance with Vaishnavi Chetlapalli! This workshop is an introduction to kuchipudi dance. Over the 90…

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April 2020

$5 – $10

Painting & Collage with Mehri Razaghi |
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1 April

Workshop as part of Older Than Language A paint-based collage session that responds to inner reflections! Join Mehri in a workshop that explores feelings with art making, through the use…

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