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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

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

Applications are sought for performances, concerts, workshops, film events, Private Functions and rehearsals.

Applications for the Founders Room 2020 calendar are currently being assessed. 

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

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

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 Founders Room 2020 calendar are currently being assessed. 

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

December 2019

FREE EVENT

Soundbath Studies

9 December - 10 December

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre. The culmination of Helen Thomson‘s experiments as part of the 2019 HyPe Hybrid Performance Program (with able and kind assistance from Dylan Sheridan). Come and be…

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$20

Harry Edwards Quartet :
Original Tasmanian Jazz
(Vinyl LP Album Launch)

13 December

An evening of original Tasmanian jazz compositions arranged for violin, two acoustic guitars, and double bass. Join the Harry Edwards Quartet for this intimate seated concert as they launch their…

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January 2020

$5 – $25

Rory McLeod (UK) :
“Touring with Gusto! 2020”

9 January, 2020

Presented by Nomadic Fish and Cygnet Folk Festival.   Rhythmic storyteller and multi-instrumentalist Rory McLeod is a travelling troubadour toting stories and songs that are bold, percussive, lyrical and deeply personal. Wielding…

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$20 – $35

The Brother Brothers (USA) | Catherine MacLellan (CANADA)

14 January, 2020

Woodfordia Inc. presents The Brother Brothers (USA) and Catherine MacLellan (CANADA)  The Brother Brothers The Brother Brothers are Adam and David Moss, identical twins carrying on the folk tradition for a new generation.…

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