Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Tasmanian art galleries and their November 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
Adrian Lockhart, Still Life II, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 25 x 25cm. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery
Nov 5 to 22 Travel Through Landscapes by Fatemeh Vafaeinejad.
Nov 24 to Dec 13 The Picnic by Chen Ping.
Chen Ping, The Picnic, 2017, oil on canvas, 122 x 152cm. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery
Old Mercury Building (enter via Argyle Street Tunnel), 91-93 Macquarie Street, Hobart 7000. firstname.lastname@example.org www.detached.com.au
Hosting Australian and international contemporary art exhibitions and artist-in-residence programs.
Plimsoll Gallery School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300. Jane.Barlow@utas.edu.au www.utas.edu.au/plimsoll
Daily 12.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, closed on Tues and public hols.
Nov 11 to 19 (opening Fri Nov 10, 4.30pm) Honours and Master of Fine Art & Design Exhibition.
Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414. email@example.com www.salarts.org.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Oct 27 to Nov 10 Long Gallery: Artfully Queer 2017: OUT OF THE DARKNESS – presented by TasPride. New curatorial team Phoebe Adams and Joshua Reilly will be creating an exhibition space that doubles as a creative hub for the LGBTIQ community, an active space, providing opportunities for networking, discussion, learning and artistic engagement with the LGBTIQ arts and wider community. Together they are planning a schedule of artist/designer talks and workshops, and are hoping to involve local writers, poets and zine creators into the mix.
Nov 1 to 30 Lightbox: Infinity is not a number, it’s an idea by Lucy Parakhina – enter the depths of Salamanca Arts Centre via an infinite portal.
Nov 2 to 15 Sidespace Gallery: Abstracting Time II – a group of printmakers come together, develop particular methods of mark making and use to express their relationship with nature and everything connected to it.
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000. www.tmag.tas.gov.au
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon, Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.
To Nov 5 The Derwent.
To Nov 26 Strange Trees.
To Dec 3 Circle.
Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445. firstname.lastname@example.org www.contemporaryarttasmania.org
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Nov 3, 10 and 17 LIVE – Pricilla Beck, Olivia Koh, Llewllyn Millhouse, Jake Preval, Brigitte Trobbiani, Chris Arneauld-Clarke, Dr Jane Polkinghorne, Brendan Walls, Greg Kingston, Milquebarth, The Big Draw video launch, Port Cygnet Catering, Mum and Dad + more.
School of Creative Arts, Academy of the Arts, University of Tasmania, Invermay Road, Inveresk, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6324-4410. Malcom.Bywaters@utas.edu.au www.utas.edu.au/creative-arts
Director: Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed weekends and public hols.
Nov 24 to Dec 1 The Best of the 2017 School of Creative Arts (Inveresk) – Third Year, Honours, MFA and PhD artwork. Curated by Mat Carey.
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Art Gallery at 2 Wellington Street, and Museum at 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6323-3777. www.qvmag.tas.gov.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Ongoing: The First Tasmanians: Our Story.
To Feb, 2018 The Bessant Bequest: A Generous Gift of Tasmanian Decorative Arts.
Nov 11 to Feb, 2018 Civilisation by George Gittoes.
Level 1, 160 Cimitiere Street, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6331-2777. email@example.com www.sawtooth.org.au
Director: Paul Eggins.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Nov 3 to 25 Landscapes 3D by Chee Yong. Sticky Surfaces by Kimberly Pace, Ocean Spirit by Lisa de Boer, Rainbow Machine by Jessica Green, and Islands by Cori Beardsley. Threshold Space: curated by Kate Camm. @sawtoothers: curated by Brigitte Trobbiani.
Devonport Regional Gallery
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6424-8296. firstname.lastname@example.org www.devonportgallery.com
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun and public hols 1.00 to 5.00.
Oct 28 to Dec 3 (opening Fri Oct 27, 6pm) Main Gallery: RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize. The prize highlights the work of emerging Tasmanian artists aged 30 and under in a variety of media including mixed media, photography, painting, drawing and video. Entrants are invited to produce a portrait of a living Tasmanian who is important to them. The objective of the award is to foster the development of emerging Tasmanian artists and provide an opportunity for the public to appreciate their talents.
Caleb Clifford, Once more the old mysterious glimmer steals, 2016, digital print
Laura Gillam, Worm as Chameleon, 2017, oil and acrylic on board