December 2021 | January 2022 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
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 Dec 11 Explore Sydney Contemporary at Bett Gallery – Sally Rees, Imants Tillers, Georgia Morgan, Troy Ruffels, Sue Lovegrove, Amanda Davies and Locust Jones.

Imants Tillers, A Land So Remote, 2021. Courtesy the artist and Bett Gallery

Dec 15 to 19 Valley Collection Art Collecting Group: Final Exhibition.
Jan 14 to Feb 5, 2022 Nicola Gower-Wallis.
Also, Survivors by David Stephenson.

David Stephenson, 2021/33 (near Miena, Tasmania), archival pigment print, 102 × 76cm. Courtesy the artist and Bett Gallery

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
Nov 26 to Dec 13 Michael McWilliams.
Dec 17 to Jan 10, 2022 Jennifer Marshall.

Mona, Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
Thurs-Mon 10.00 to 6.00
To April 18 Prototypes of Speculative Engineering by James Capper.
Dec 17 to May 9, 2022 Jean-Luc Moulène and Teams.

James Capper, HYDRA SHUFFLE II and HYDRA STEP, 2014. Courtesy the artist and Mona, Museum of Old and New Art

Salamanca Arts Centre
Level 1, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Jan 18 to 31, 2022 Long Gallery: Spirit of Abstraction by Joanna Pinkiewicz. Daily 10.00 to 2.00.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Open daily 10.00 to 4.00 (Dec 26 to March 31, 2022). Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00 (April 1 to Dec 24, 2022). TMAG is also open 10.00 to 4.00 on Mon public hols year-round.

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 Dec 12 Annual CAT Members’ Exhibition.
Jan 29 to March 6, 2022 Boundaries by Tess Campbell and Sam Mountford, curated by Lucy Bleach.


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 new QVMAG Royal Park permanent display reinterprets QVMAG’s collection at Royal Park and 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 March 5, 2023 Skin celebrates 40 years of Garry Greenwood’s leather works. Greenwood created a splash in the arts and crafts scene by pioneering the use of leather as a sculptural material. His creations simultaneously exist as sculptures and performance pieces, designed to be brought to life by wearing or playing them.
To Sept 8, 2024 Herself is a sweeping exhibition showcasing works by female-identifying artists in the QVMAG collections. Celebrate the range and richness of female artists with a variety of works from 1820 through to 2020.
Dec 4 to Nov 6, 2022 Tao Sublime by Tony Smibert is the latest temporary exhibition to feature at the Art Gallery at Royal Park, bringing together the vast knowledge and practice in watercolour from this internationally renowned Tasmanian artist.

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

Sawtooth ARI
58 Lindsay Street, Invermay 7248.
Free entry. Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Visit the website for exhibition program.

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.
To Jan 29, 2022 Systematic.