May/June 2020 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.
Open by appt only. Closed Sat.
To May 30 Prelude to Arcadia by Caroline Rannersberger.
Also, Hermannsburg Potters: Thepa Mapa, Many Birds. Read more…
June 5 to 27 Everyday counts by David Keeling.

David Keeling, In the morning when we rise, 2020, 138 x 122cm. Courtesy the artist and Bett Gallery Hobart

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Open by appt only.
To June 2 Online Catalogue: Colville@fortyfive downstairs.
June 2 to 15 I Shed My Skin Postscript by Jane Giblin.
June 16 to 29 Something Else by Colin Langridge
June 30 to July 13 New Works by Sebastian Galloway.

Sebastian Galloway, Soft Greys, 2019, oil on board, 76 x 56cm. Kilgour Prize finalist. 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 by appt.
To May 24 Rodney Pople: Embattled – online.
May 27 to June 20 Sam Field: The Horizon.

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
May 1 to 25 Melissa Smith: Beyond thoughts.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
UPDATE: open by appointment only.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel
25 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
Showcasing leading and emerging Tasmanian artists with a changing display of original contemporary artworks.
UPDATE: Henry Jones Art Hotel is currently closed. Subscribe to their mailing list at the bottom of this website to be notified of our re-opening.

Mona – Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
(03) 6277-9900.
UPDATE: Mona is temporarily closed for the foreseeable future. Visit their website for updates.

Plimsoll Gallery
School of Creative Arts and Media (CAM), University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
UPDATE: Plimsoll Gallery is closed until 30 May 2020.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
UPDATE: Salamanca Arts Centre has closed public access to the Long Gallery, Sidespace Gallery, Studio Gallery and Top Gallery and is open by appointment only.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
UPDATE: TMAG will be closed to the public until further notice. During this period audiences are encouraged to engage with a new live virtual tour of selected galleries. Visit their website or social media channels for more information.

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.
Contemporary Art Tasmania is currently closed.
Please check our website for updates, and to access our digital programs.


Academy Gallery
Academic Division, Academy of the Arts, University of Tasmania, Invermay Road, Inveresk, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6324-4410.
Director: Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Academy Gallery is currently closed until further notice.

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Art Gallery at 2 Wellington Street, and Museum at 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6323-3777.
To June 28 Marjorie Bligh: Domestic Goddess. Discover the art, craft and interesting world of Tasmania’s own domestic goddess. The exhibition showcases many of Marjorie’s handmade items and focuses on her thrift and use of recycled material.
To December, Calculating Infinity by Josh Foley. How many ways can you interpret an art collection spanning centuries? Award-winning artist Josh Foley has always been fascinated by QVMAG. So when we invited him to explore our Visual Art stores, he delighted in finding treasures. He took over a gallery and spectacularly translated classic works by Wolfhagen, Glover and Gould onto the blank walls before our very eyes.
UPDATE: QVMAG is closed until further notice.

Josh Foley. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Art Gallery

Sawtooth ARI
58 Lindsay Street, Invermay 7248.
(03) 6331-2777.
UPDATE: Sawtooth ARI is closed until further notice.

North West Coast

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
(03) 6430-5875.
UPDATE: Burnie Regional Art Gallery is currently closed until further notice. Updates will be provided on their website.

Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple arts centre, Rooke Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6420-2900.
UPDATE: Devonport Regional Gallery is closed until further notice. They will be sharing information about their Collection and Tasmanian Artists online.