August 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.
July 31 to Aug 21 Waiting for news by Locust Jones.
Also, Fierce Paradise: Paintings from Blairgowrie by Imants Tillers.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
To Aug 9 Denise Campbell.
Aug 13 to 30 Ella Noonan.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.

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. Read more…

Sally Rees, Flock (video still), 2020, multi-loop 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 5.00 during exhibitions. Closed Sun, Mon and public hols.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00 (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.
Aug 3 to 29 Rehearsing the Future – Alex Last, Nadia Refaei and Jon Smeathers. Curated by Sofie Burgoyne for the 2021 CAT Curatorial Mentorship.


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.
August marks the launch of the new QVMAG Royal Park permanent display. 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.
To Oct 24 Lost Landscapes by Anne Zahalka unearths dioramas from natural history museums around the country and recreates them in a contemporary context. Read more…

Anne Zahalka, As the crow flies, 2020 Photograph: Rob Burnett. Courtesy Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

To Nov 21 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.

Alastair Mooney, Phalacrocorax Dumped Tyre, 2020. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

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.

Garry Greenwood, Moth, 1998. Photograph: Melanie Kate. 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 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.