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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

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 as required.

Applications are sought for Performances, Concerts, Workshops, Film Events, Corporate Events, Private Functions*, Rehearsals and Creative Developments

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 (as a result of cancellation etc.), or for dates from March 2024 onwards, 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).

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).


Limited dates remaining in 2022.

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:
Wedding (2016)
Wide Angle Tasmania presentation (2016).

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