October 2018 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.
To Oct 13 Double Yolker! by Mish Meijers.
Also, Digital Satiety by Nathan Taylor.
Oct 18 to Nov 10 Middle Ground by Amber Koroluk-Stephenson.
Also, Further by Anna Eden.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Oct 2 to 31 Ether and Earth by Stephen Lees.

Stephen Lees, Empire Day, 2018, oil on linen, 84 x 101cm
Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Despard Gallery
Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Oct 14 Raw Backyard by Lisa Garland.
Also, Instinct by Lucia Usmiani.
Oct 17 to Nov 11 A World of My Own by Micheila Petersfield.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000
(03) 6223-7895.
Oct 5 to 29 Michael McWilliams – new paintings.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
To Oct 10 Jeff Gatt – new paintings.
Oct 14 to Nov 7 Olivia Moroney – new prints.

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.
To Feb 4, 2019 The Unmanned: Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni, Part Two. Read more…
To April 22, 2019 ZERO.

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.
To Oct 14 Systematic Ian Burns, Laura Woodward, Patrick Pound, Tricky Walsh, Jacob Leary, Tega Brain, Nadège Philippe-Janon and Bill Hart. Systematic is an exhibition showcasing eight Australian artists whose works engage with the creative potential of systems to critique, re-imagine or re-invent their workings. The exhibition is a playful blend of vibrant and kinetic works that invite viewers to reflect on the relationships between various human and non-human systems, and concepts of organisation, inter-relatedness and connectivity. Curated by Eliza Burke. Read more…

Ian Burns, Circle, 2016, fans, latex gloves, table, air, timing system, 165 x 160 x 160cm
Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, and Plimsoll Gallery

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Oct 1 to 31 Top Gallery: Approaching From A Distance by Ai Shanshan. Lightbox: Sketch by Emily Snadden.
Oct 3 to 31 Studio Gallery: Looking At Place by Hilary Clared.
Oct 5 to 13 Sidespace Gallery & Kelly’s Garden: They Tell You Which Rock They Were And How They Travelled So Far. Presented by Constance ARI and Salamanca Arts Centre.
Oct 6 to 21 Long Gallery: Tasmanian Portrait Prize 2018 – a prestigious award for Tasmanian artists aged 30 and under. Presented by RACT Insurance.

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, Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

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

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 4 Beyond the Field (Still) – Samara Adamson-Pincweski, Eun Ju Cho, Michael Graeve, Neil Haddon, Sarah Hughes, Benjamin Kluss, Jacob Leary, Suzanne Moss, Frank Murri, Joshua Reilly, Ron Robertson-Swann, Paul Snell, Wilma Tabacco, Tricky Walsh, Stephen Wickham, Carolyn Wigston and Paul Zika. Curated by Anne Mestitz.
Presented across two locations, in partnership with Moonah Arts Centre, 23-27 Albert Road, Moonah 7000.

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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.
Sept 28 to Oct 12 Not drawing, writing – the exhibition, curated by Dr Kim Lehman.
To Oct 15 Object Design – University of Tasmania, curated by Sara Lindsay.

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 5.00.
To Oct 28 Spiders. Touring from the Australian Museum and Questacon – The National Science & Technology Centre.
To Nov 11 Disappearing into Being by Robyn McKinnon.

Robyn McKinnon, Dancing Together, 2016, acrylic on canvas
Collection the artist

To Feb 3, 2019 Artist and the Collection: Material Memories – Susan Buchanan, Janine Combes, Penelope Davis, Eli Giannini, Robyn Pelan and Sarah Stubbs.
Oct 6 to Nov 5 Minds Do Matter – various artists. An exhibition exploring the powerful relationship between art and well-being. Supported by Wellways.
Nov 10 to Feb 24, 2019 The Midlands: Whimsy and Pathos by Mandy Hunniford.
Nov 24 to Feb 17, 2019 The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania’s Black War – shining a light on two enthralling yet under-examined figures in Australian history: colonial artist Benjamin Duterrau and the ‘Conciliator’, George Augustus Robinson.
Dec 15 to April 23, 2019 ArtRage 2018 Collection – Tasmanian pre-tertiary students.

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.

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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, 137-145 Rooke Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6424-8296.
Free entry.
The gallery is closed through October while re-locating to paranaple Arts Centre, re-opening Nov 2.

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