July 2017 Listings

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 July 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links 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.
Aboriginal fine art, including Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
July 4 to 19 Lloyd Rees Art Prize.
July 21 to Aug 9 Josh Simpson.

Old Mercury Building (enter via Argyle Street Tunnel), 91-93 Macquarie Street, Hobart 7000.
Hosting Australian and international contemporary art exhibitions and artist-in-residence programs.

Hadley’s Orient Hotel
34 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6237-2999 .
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
July 15 to Aug 25 Hadley’s Art Prize – view the exhibition of finalists in the inaugural $100,000 Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart for Australian landscape art. See the website for related events and packages.

Hadley’s Art Prize 2017 winner, Peter Mungkuri, with his winning work, titled Ngura Wiru (Good Country). Photograph: Jessica King

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
June 30 to July 17 Works on Paper Exhibition by Handmark artists.
July 21 to Aug 7 Vika Fifita, Nathan Grey, Hilton Owen and Mairi Ward.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
July 2 to Aug 30 Works on Paper Exhibition by Handmark artists.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel
25 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6210-7700.
Showcasing leading and emerging Tasmanian artists with a changing display of original contemporary artworks.

MONA – Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
(03) 6277-9900.
Visit website for details.
From July 2 Hound in the Hunt by Tim Jension.

Plimsoll Gallery
Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
Wed-Mon 12.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, closed Tues and public hols.
July 20 to 30 Honours and Masters work in progress exhibition 2017 – presents work in progress by students developing practice-based research projects in the Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, Master of Fine Art and Design and Masters (Research) programs at the Tasmanian College of the Arts.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 16 Kelly’s Garden: Well, Hello! by Sanja Pahoki.
July 2 to 31 Trace by Trine Deans and Rebecca Noël Holmes.
July 18 to 25 Person and Place – Margaret Sonnemann, Emily Jones and Marion Isham.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon, Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.
To July 9 The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800-1804.
To Aug 20 Winnie-the-Pooh and friends.
To Oct 22 Inscription and Place.
July 28 to Nov 5 The Derwent.

Wagner Framemakers
72 Brisbane Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8599.
Wagner Framemakers offers a fresh and contemporary approach to fine art picture framing.

North Hobart

Bett Gallery Hobart
369 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-6511.
Director: Emma Bett (member of ACGA).
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
June 30 to July 17 Intervals of Distance by Troy Ruffels.
July 21 to Aug 7 Suicidal Sex Marsupial by Tom O’Hern. Read more…
July 28 to Aug 19 Poets and Painters at Moonah Arts Centre.

Tom O’Hern, Mild Beast, 2017, coloured pencil on paper, 84 x 56cm

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
July 22 to Aug 27 SULLUN – Stewart Cole, Andrew Harper, Stephanie Kam, Harriet Kate Morgan, Simon Pericich, Striborg and Matt Warren. Curated by Colin Langridge.


Academy Gallery
Academy of the Arts, Tasmanian College of the Arts (Inveresk), University of Tasmania, Invermay Road, Inveresk, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6324-4410.
Director: Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed weekends and public hols.
July 10 to Aug 13 Cool & Collected, 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.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 23, 10 Objects, 10 Stories.
Art Gallery:
To Aug 13 Memento Mori: art medicine & the body.

Left: Ren shen, The divine root, 
2014, pencil, photograph and silk thread on paper, 38 x 28.5cm
Right: Disease and Deity – triptych (detail-panel 1),
 2013, pencil on paper.
Collection of R A Rodda Museum of Pathology , University of Tasmania
112 x 77cm (per sheet)

Sawtooth ARI
Level 1, 160 Cimitiere Street, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6331-2777.
Director: Paul Eggins.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.

North West Coast

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
(03) 6430-5875.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.30, Sat-Sun and public hols 1.30 to 4.00.

Devonport Regional Gallery
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6424-8296.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun and public hols 1.00 to 5.00.
July 15 to Aug 27 Past and Present Tense – 20 years of the Robinson Collection. This year marks 90 years since Robert (Bert) Vaudry Robinson established his photographic studio in Devonport in 1927, and 20 years since the first exhibition of the Robinsons’ photographs, Robinson & Son: A Photographic Collection was held at Devonport Regional Gallery. Over the past 20 years, the Robinson Collection has been a source of intrigue, nostalgia and reverence for curators, artists, community members and visitors alike. This survey exhibition revisits two decades of Robinson Collection exhibitions, while marking the beginning of the next chapter of the Robinson archive.
Also, The Little Gallery Project Space: Amber Koroluk-Stephenson: Homeland – reflects on Australian identity and possibilities of the Australian landscape. Subverting traditional depictions of the Australian landscape largely associated with the bush and the outback, the artist draws connections between native and introduce species; natural and artificial landscapes, the wild and the tame, the civilised and the non-civilised.

Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Afloat, 2016, oil on canvas