An image of a large gallery space with wooden floors and wooden poles throughout. We can see a large, multi coloured fabric artwork hanging from the ceiling by Matt Arbuckle. A work by Kate Tucker on a white plinth in the distance and a large painting by Grant Nimmo on the far wall of a rainforest.
Photo: Jesse Hunniford

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for the remaining dates in the 2023 Venues Calendar (January 2023 – February 2024) for the following Venues:

Peacock Theatre
Salamanca Arts Centre’s unique and intimate theatre is an end-stage performance space that has been created at the foot of a historic quarry.

Long Gallery
Salamanca Arts Centre’s largest exhibition space is ideal for large touring or Group Exhibitions – or solo exhibitions by professional artists. Private functions can also take place is this venue. 

SOCIAL
Salamanca Arts Centre’s newest space, located on the Ground Floor with entry via Salamanca Place. Perfect for solo artists and small group exhibitions. 

Sidespace Gallery
A professional exhibition space that is accessible and affordable for solo artists and small group exhibitions. 

Top Gallery
An exhibition space dedicated to showcasing the works of emerging artists, that is both accessible and affordable. Available for month-long Hire Periods.

Lightbox
Whilst it may be the smallest Venue at Salamanca Arts Centre , the Lightbox has the most visibility due to the location on Salamanca Place. Viewable 24/7, the Lightbox is suitable for small-scale installation, sculpture, jewellery and textile and is free for month-long Hire Periods. 

For more information on each Venue, to confirm the dates remaining in 2023 and to apply online, please visit the applicable venue link above.

Deadline for Submissions
Friday 30 September 2022

Photo of a white Georgian Cottage, with a white picket fence at the front.
Photo: Kim Jaeger

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the 2023 Arts Residency Program for the Artists’ Cottage. This Call for Applications is for the remaining dates only; some months in 2023 are already booked as a result of Residencies postponed from 2022 (remaining dates span from December 2022 – February 2024)

Applications are encouraged from artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians, visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist Arts Residencies.

Deadline for Submissions
Friday 30 September 2022

The Artists’ Cottage is utilised primarily for Salamanca Arts Centre’s Arts Residency Program. This Georgian sandstone Cottage (C. 1840), is centrally located in historic Battery Point, and within walking distance to Salamanca Place.

Artists can apply for inclusion in Salamanca Arts Centre’s Arts Residency Program. Any dates not utilised by the Arts Residency Program are available to artists, arts organisation or non-artists.


Arts Residency Program

In 2021, Salamanca Arts Centre launched the Self-Funded Arts Residency Program for the Artists’ Cottage, with the aim of providing a new residency program in Hobart.

The Self-Funded Arts Residency Program consists of a maximum of 12 arts residencies per year and is open to artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians and visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist residencies.

New Venue Information Kit available for download soon.

Resident Artists for 2021 – 2024

October – November 2021 : Carmen Keates (QLD)

December 2021 / January 2022 : Lada Dedic (NSW)
January 2022 : Joanna Pinkiewicz (TAS)
February 2022 : Carmen Keates (QLD)
March 2022 : Sarah Rayner (QLD)
April – June 2022 : Laura Wills (SA)
June – July 2022 : Justine Wake (QLD)
October 2022 : Maura Pierlot (ACT)
November 2022 : Antonia Selbach (VIC) + Anthea Caddy (VIC / Germany)
November – December 2022 : Rhys Cousins (VIC)
December 2022 : Helen Hopcroft (NSW)

January 2023 : Lorna Quinn (VIC)
April 2023 : Anita Phillips (WA)
June – July 2023 : Josephine Wilson (WA) + Mirandi Riwoe (QLD)

July – August 2024 : Ruth Brownlee (UK)


Arts Residency Options

  • Option 1
    3 x Weeks  | $650 per Week | Total $1,950
  • Option 2
     7 x Weeks  | $650 per Week | Total $4,550
  • Option 3
    11 x Weeks | $650 per Week | Total $7,150

All prices are inclusive of GST and valid from 28 September 2022.

Applying for an Arts Residency

Salamanca Arts Centre seeks applications for inclusion in the Arts Residency Program annually.

Applications are encouraged from artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians, visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist Arts Residencies.

Applications for 2023 have now closed and are being assessed.

Availability

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for Arts Residencies at the Artists’ Cottage, including for special rounds (as a result of cancellations etc.) or for dates from March 2024 onwards, please sign up to the alert below and you’ll be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.


Information for Artists & Arts Organisations 

The Artists’ Cottage may be available for Artists and Arts Organisations for Short Term Accomodation during periods when the Cottage is not in use for the Arts Residency Program.

Date availability for Artist / Arts Organisation bookings to be released upon confirmation of Arts Residency Program dates. No dates currently available in 2022 / 2023.

Hire Rates for Artists & Arts Organisations
(see costs for Arts Residency Program above)

Individual Artists
First Night $330 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $165 per night

Arts Organisations (non- Government Funded)
First Night $390 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $225 per night

Arts Organisations (Government Funded)
First Night $440 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $275 per night

All prices are inclusive of GST and valid from 28 September 2022.