June 2019 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.
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.
May 31 to June 22 I give you a mountain by Joan Ross.
Also, Fall Guy by Lucienne Rickard.
June 28 to July 20 New Work by Alexander Okenyo.
Also, Recalibrate by Holly Zeinart.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
June 14 to July 2 Poetica by Corinne Costello.
June 23 to July 2 Patricia Giles.

Corinne Costello, Yellow Mountain Poem, 2019, oil, acrylic, wax pencil on linen, 97 x 122cm. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Despard Gallery
Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
May 29 to June 23 Tjanpi Desert Weavers together with three Lockhart River Artists.
June 26 to July 21 Botanica group show with Penny Burnett, Maggie Jeffries, Lorraine Biggs and Ochre Lawson.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design.
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000
(03) 6223-7895.
June 7 to 24 Eun Ju Cho and Blair Waterfield – new paintings and works on paper.
June 28 to July 15 Heidi Woodhead – new paintings.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
June 2 to July 3 Jock Young – new works.

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 Tues and public hols.
Fri 14 to Sun 16 and Fri 21 to Sun 23 June, 6-10pm Panopticon III: The Garden of Earthly Delights – Hieronymus Bosch’s grand allegory of indulgence, sin, revelry and apocalypse, reimagined by art, music, theatre and media students from the University of Tasmania’s School of Creative Arts and Media. Curated by John Vella in collaboration with Asher Warren and Nick Haywood.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
May 31 to June 12 Spindle Synergy.
June 6 to 29 a curtain and four walls by Nadia Refaei.
June 14 to 23 Coronal Mass – Michaela Gleave and Matt Warren.
June 14 to 23 Beware of Imposters: The Secret Life of Flowers an immersive sculptural installation by Selena de Carvahlo.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.
To July 14 Dirty Paper – Matt Coyle, Joel Crosswell, Tom O’Hern, Lucienne Rickard, Rodney Febey and Andrew Clifford. Read more…

Matt Coyle, Full Cry, 2018, ink, pencil, acrylic, gouache and mixed media on paper mounted on hardboard, 74 x 104cm. Courtesy the artist, Bett Gallery Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart and Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart

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.
June 7 to July 14 Confessions by Tony Albert. Presented as part of Dark Mofo 2019.

Tony Albert, Manifest, 2019, acrylic on archival paper. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan & Strumpf, Sydney

Tony Albert, Pay Attention MOFO!, 2019, Glycee print and screen print with unique hand stencil. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan & Strumpf, Sydney



Academy Gallery
Academic Division, 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.
To June 7 My Favourite Film, curated by Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Also, Lost in a Forest – Artisans from the Makers’ Workshop at Academy Gallery, co-curated by Joanna Gair.

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
(03) 6323-3777.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Art Gallery, Royal Park:
2 Wellington Street, Launceston 7250
To July 7 I Shed My Skin by Jane Giblin – explores the artist’s family history and the cultural and working lives of the inhabitants of Flinders Island. Read more…

Jane Giblin, Frank Willis, 2018, ink and pigment on Canson aquarello, 150 x 120cm. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Art Museum & Art Gallery

To Sept 1 Undercurrents – this iteration of the Artist and the Collection exhibition series focuses on three Tasmanian artists, all well-known printmakers.
To Sept 22 The Enquiring Light by Angela Casey. This survey of Casey’s recent photographic works, made in response to private and public collections across Tasmania, shines a light on significant cultural objects rarely seen by the public. Read more…

Angela Casey, Artifice, 2015, C-type print. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Museum, Inveresk Precinct:
2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
Through June Yarn Bombing for Marjorie – a colourful display of artistic crocheted and knitted panels, created during a community project to honour Marjorie Bligh.
To March 29, 2020 Marjorie Bligh: Domestic Goddess – a celebration of the original ‘Housewife Superstar’. Marjorie Bligh was a remarkable Tasmanian. Through a mixture of talent, self-belief, self-publicity, and determination, she was able to turn her passion for craft and domesticity into celebrity.

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
paranaple arts centre, Rooke Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6420-2900.
Mon-Fri 7.30 to 4.45, Sat-Sun and public hols 7.30 to 2.00.