Experience the atmosphere of a heritage Boardroom with contemporary facilities overlooking vibrant Salamanca Place.

Located on Level 1 with lift access, the Salamanca Arts Centre Meeting Room accommodates 10 people for general meetings, workshops, training sessions, casting and interviews in a convenient, cantral location.

Venue Hire Rates 

Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools / Artists / SAC Residents / SAC Associate Members
$20 per Hour / $100 per Day (5 Hours+)

Commercial / Government Departments
$35 per Hour / $175 per Day (5 Hours+)

Nestled beneath the vaulted gables of an 1840’s warehouse is the Founders Room. 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.

In addition to the Venue Hire Program, in January 2022 Salamanca Arts Centre launched the Founders Room Live Music Program to support the local music industry. Each Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening the Founders Room showcases performances by local, interstate and international musicians. The curated program is diverse, featuring a range of genres, from jazz to experimental music.

Venues 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)

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.

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Founders Room, including for special rounds (as a result of cancellations etc.) or for dates from 2024 onwards, please complete the form below via the alert me button and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.

Availability

The Founders Room is full for the remainder of 2022.

The Peacock Theatre is Salamanca Art Centre’s unique performance space that has been created at the foot of a historic quarry, named after the company that produced jams and juices on the site for half a century.

The Peacock Theatre is the venue of choice for intimate live productions accommodating dance, live art, hybrid music and film. A unique performance and event venue on the ground floor of the Salamanca Arts Centre, with a magnificent natural rock face as its backdrop, maximum Fixed Seating Capacity of 131 (unnumbered) seats.

Venue Hire Rates

Performances & Events
Independent Artists: $300 per Day / $1,350 per Week
Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools: $320 per Day / $1,440 per Week
Commercial / Government Departments: $420 per Day / $1,890 per Week

Bump In / Bump Out / Rehearsals / Creative Developments
Independent Artists: $150 per Day / $675 per Week
Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools: $170 per Day / $765 per Week
Commercial / Government Departments: $320 per day / $1,440 week

Venue Hire Rates do not include all charges (such as electricity, additional equipment or a SAC Technician etc.). Please refer to the Peacock Theatre Conditions of Hire for more information and for details on all additional charges.

Applying for the Peacock Theatre

Salamanca Arts Centre assesses applications for the Peacock Theatre twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year (excluding special rounds).

Applications are sought from Arts Organisations and solo artists for performances, concerts, workshops, film events, corporate events and rehearsals /creative developments.

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Peacock Theatre, including for special rounds (as a result of cancellations etc.) or for dates from 2024 onwards, please complete the alert form via the below button and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.

Availability

The Peacock Theatre is fully booked for the remainder of 2022 and there are limited dates available for 2023.

The Long Gallery is the largest gallery space at Salamanca Arts Centre.

Originally a store for whaling products, then filled with can-labelling machinery during the jam factory days, the Long Gallery has provided the backdrop to countless exhibitions, conventions, balls, auctions, recitals, workshops, product launches and live performances. It is located on Level 1 of Salamanca Arts Centre.

An enigmatic venue where 180 year-old polished floor boards stretch for 30 metres past rows of oaken columns to limewashed sandstone walls. Licensed for 400 patrons and with French doors opening above Salamanca Place, the Long Gallery is always in high demand for exhibitions and private functions. Facilities include contemporary track lighting, demountable hanging panels, lift access, storage and limited tables and chairs.

Venue Hire Rates

Exhibitions

Not for Profit / Educational Institutions / Schools / Artists (group or solo)
$310 per Day / $1,300 per Week

Commercial Galleries / Government Departments
$400 per Day / $1,700 per Week

Tertiary Students (does not include School Exhibitions)
$200 per Day / $850 per Week

All Private Functions / Events (includes Weddings, Performances, Conferences etc.)
$2,800 per event (maximum Hire Period of 4 days)

Applying for the Long Gallery

Salamanca Arts Centre assesses applications for the Sidespace Gallery twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year (excluding Special Rounds).

Applications are sought for exhibitions by Arts Organisations, Festivals, Solo Artists and Groups of Artists, working in any medium, and also private functions.

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for the Long Gallery, including for special rounds SPECIAL ROUNDS (as a result of cancellations etc.) or for dates from 2024 onwards, please complete the alert me form via the button below and you will be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.

Availability

Limited dates remaining in the Long Gallery Calendar from mid October – mid November 2022.
Limited available dates for 2023.