October 2021 Listings

Tasmanian art galleries and their 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 holiday opening times on our Google listing.
Aboriginal fine art, including Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Bett Gallery Hobart
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.
To Oct 16 The Good Year by Stephanie Tabram.
Also, Collusion by Irene Briant.
Oct 22 to Nov 13 What stays within by Michaye Boulter.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
Oct 15 to Nov 1 Olivia Moroney.

Mona, Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 1 CRONE by Sally Rees.

Sally Rees, Gateway for the Witness (video still), 2020, dual screen HD video installation. Courtesy the artist and Mona, Museum of Old and New Art

Sally Rees, Flock (video still), 2020, multi-loop HD video installation. Courtesy the artist and Mona, Museum of Old and New Art

Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania
37 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4353.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.00 during exhibitions. Closed Sun, Mon and public hols.
To Oct 9 Corpus Tempus – an exploration of human health through a selection of objects, artefacts and artworks housed in the University of Tasmania’s Cultural Collections and the Tasmanian Collection of Medical Artefacts (COMA). Developed in collaboration with Tasmanian School of Medicine. Curated by Dr Eliza Burke and Dr Jennifer Ayton.
Oct 22 to 28 Josh Simpson MFA examination exhibition, open by appt.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Tues-Sun (until Dec 24). Tasmanian public hol Mon’s year-round 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

Wagner Framemakers
72 Brisbane Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8599.
Fine art framing for individuals and institutions.

North Hobart

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 24 Numinosity – Belle Bassin, Wanda Gillespie, Veronica Kent and Sean People, and Belinda Winkler.


Queen Victoria Museum & 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.
The reinterpretation of the QVMAG’s collection at Royal Park reflects our histories, identities and stories in a fresh and contemporary context. Focusing on local Aboriginal cultures, colonial history and modern diversity, this exhibition encourages us to contemplate the ever-changing cultural landscape and our sense of belonging within it.

Greg Leong, Greg Leong’s Singing History Quilts for New Chinese Australians: Weldborough Joss, 2001. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

To Nov 21 Lost Landscapes by Anne Zahalka unearths dioramas from natural history museums around the country and recreates them in a contemporary context.
Also, Nest by Tasmanian artist Alastair Mooney debuts a series of new works, which reflect on the resilience and beauty of Tasmania’s native birdlife in the face of human consumption and destruction.
To March 5, 2023 Skin celebrates 40 years of Garry Greenwood’s leather works.
To Sept 8, 2024 Herself features works by female-identifying artists in the QVMAG collections featuring works from 1820-2020.

Amanda Davies, Tasmanian Child, 2021. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Sawtooth ARI
58 Lindsay Street, Invermay 7248.
Free entry.
Visit the website to view their exhibition program and gallery open times.

North West Coast

Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple arts centre, 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.
Oct 2 to Nov 6 Minds Do Matter – RANT Arts.

Sasha Tucker, Happy Heart, 2020, digital photography. Courtesy the artist, RANT Arts, Tasmania and Devonport Regional Gallery