Tasmanian art galleries and their DECEMBER 2023 / JANUARY 2024 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Hobart, Sullivans Cove, Battery Point

Art Mob
29 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6236-9200, 0419-393-122.
Director: Euan Hills.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00. Check public hol opening times on our Google listing.
Aboriginal fine art, including Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Bett Gallery
Level 1, 65 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-6511.
Directors: Carol Bett, Emma Bett and Jack Bett.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
To Dec 16 A Room Of One’s Own – Women In Still Life.

Colville Gallery
Ground Floor, 15 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point 7004.
Mon–Sat 10.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed–Sat 12.00 to 5.00. Closed Mon–Tues.

Hadley’s Orient Hotel
34 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
To Dec 5 Sophie Carnell: Silent Sentinels.

Sophie Carnell, Vittadenia. Courtesy the artist, Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert, Sydney and Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 4, 40th Anniversary Celebration by Phill Mason.
To Dec 12 Effects of Light by Jock Young.
Dec 1 to 20 Summer Salon at the Clarendon Arms – Handmark artists.
Dec 7 to 15 Jewellery Showcase – Handmark artists.
Dec 15 to Jan 1, 2024 Suspended in Bloom by Sebastian Galloway.

Sebastian Galloway, Summer Arrangement, 2021, oil on copper, 90 × 75cm. Courtesy the artist and Handmark Gallery

Salamanca Arts Centre
65–77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
Office: Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
Visit individual event pages on website for venue opening times.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00 (Dec 26 to March 31). Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00 (April 1 to Dec 24). Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day, and Christmas Day. Open 10.00 to 4.00 on Mon public hols year-round.
To Feb 11, 2024 Hobart Current: Epoch.

Greater Hobart

Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park (GASP)
Elwick Bay Foreshore, Brooker Highway, Glenorchy 7010.
GASP is a dynamic and inspiring open space providing unique ways to interact with art and create memorable experiences in the natural environment.

Mona, Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
Fri–Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
Pre-bookings are a must, even if you’re Tasmanian.
To April 1, 2024 Heavenly Beings: Icons of The Christian Orthodox World.
Also, Jean-Luc Moulène and Teams, and Jónsi: Hrafntinna (Obsidian).

Jean-Luc Moulène and Teams, installation view. Photograph: Mona/Jesse Hunniford. Courtesy the artist and Mona, Museum of Old and New Art

Jean-Luc Moulène, Errata, Ecatepec, Mexico, 2002–13. Photograph: Mona/Jesse Hunniford. Courtesy the artist and Mona, Museum of Old and New Art


Design Tasmania
Cnr Brisbane and Tamar streets, Launceston 7250.
Wed–Sat 10.00 to 3.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon–Tues and public hols.

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Museum at 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
Art Gallery at 2 Wellington Street, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6323-3777.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Art Gallery at Royal Park:
To Feb 4, 2024 Miniature Worlds showcases the magic of small-scale making. The dioramas and miniature buildings on display are so detailed in scale that you could be tricked into thinking that they are the real thing. Free entry.
To March 10, 2024 Strange Nature. Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery is home to one of the oldest and most significant natural science collections in Australia and the Royal Park site has proudly housed all the wonders of these collections for over 130 years. Strange Nature immerses you into the art of major contemporary artists, both local and national, to display the weird and wonderful facets of the natural world that inspire their versions of plants and animals. Free entry.

Troy Emery, Big Blue, 2022. Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Sawtooth ARI
58 Lindsay Street, Invermay 7248.
Thurs–Sun 11.00 to 4.00.

North West Coast

Burnie Arts Centre
77–79 Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
Visit website for opening times and exhibitions.

Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple arts centre, Market Square, 145 Rooke Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6420-2900.
Free entry.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat and public hols 9.00 to 2.00. Closed Sun.
2023 Holiday Season: closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
To Jan 20, 2024 Dusk.

Bethany van Rijswijk, I touched the dew on their hem, 2023, ed. of 5 + AP, archival print of collage on paper. Courtesy the artist and Devonport Regional Gallery

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