November 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 November 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.
Nov 3 to 22 Light and Line by Adrian Lockhart.

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.
Hosting Australian and international contemporary art exhibitions and artist-in-residence programs.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
Hobart: 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000
(03) 6223-7895.
To Nov 6 David Edgar and Sallee Warner – new drawings and ceramics.
Nov 11 to 27 Affordable Art Exhibition – new works under $3,000.
Evandale: 2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
Nov 12 to Dec 1 Through the Trees new works on paper by Justin McShane. Read more…

Justin McShane, Wandering Among Tall Pines, 2017, photo etching, edition 2, 103 x 170cm (image), 103 x 190cm (paper)

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.

Plimsoll Gallery
School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
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.
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.
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.

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.
Nov 3 to 20 SOUNDTREK by Barbie Kjar.
Nov 24 to Dec 11 The way it is out here by Stephanie Tabram.

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
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.


Academy Gallery
School of Creative Arts, Academy of the Arts, 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.
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.
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.

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.
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.

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.
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