August 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.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
July 27 to Aug 7 Tasman Island by Luke Wagner.
Gallery 2: Characters by Alan Young.
Aug 10 to 28 New Works by Sebastian Galloway.
Aug 12 to 28 Gallery 2: Sweet & Shore The Painted Shore.
Aug 31 to Sept 18 We Said Yes by Jane James.

Despard Gallery
Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 19 Half Fool, Half Entity by Wayne Brookes.
Aug 22 to Sept 16 Have one on me by Sam Field.

Sam Field, Dogs Pies in a Drought Year, 2018, oil on board, 80 x 100cm
Courtesy the artist and Despard Gallery

Hadley’s Orient Hotel
34 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6237-2999.
To Aug 25 Hadley’s Art Prize Finalists’ Exhibition.
For prize-related events and accommodation packages visit hadleyshotel.com.au

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design,
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
Also, 2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
Hobart: (03) 6223-7895, Evandale: (03) 6391-8193.
Hobart: hobart@handmark.com.au
Evandale: evandale@handmark.com.au
Hobart: July 27 to Aug 13 Emily Blom and Katina Gavalas – new paintings and works on paper.
Aug 17 to Sept 3 Jennifer Marshall – new paintings.
Evandale: To Aug 15 Kit Hiller’s 70th Birthday Exhibition – prints and paintings.
Aug 19 to Sept 12 Carmel Dilger – new paintings.

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.

Michael Bugelli Gallery
Ingle Hall, 89 Macquarie Street, Hobart 7000.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00, or by appt.
Until 31 August Double Enigma by Jacobus Capone. Read more…

Jacobus Capone, Double Enigma (intermediate vessels 1 + 2), bottle used to collect glacial lake water in Tasmania, bottle used to collect melted glacial ice in Svalbard, 19 x 5cm. Courtesy the artist and Michael Bugelli Gallery, Tasmania

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.
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.
Aug 18 to 30 (opening Fri Aug 17, 5.30pm) Higher Degree by Research MFA examination exhibition – Janine Miller, Timothy Sidebottom and Ronald Wilson.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Aug 3 to 31 A Tale or Two from Pontville: lower midland grasslands by SAC resident artist Grace Garton.
Aug 4 to 30 Genii Loci by Rebekah Francis.
Aug 9 to 12 Dear kunanyi.
Aug 10 to 15 A Cambodian Selfie by Henrietta Manning.
Aug 17 to 26 Thirty-six Views of the Mountain.

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.

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North Hobart

Bett Gallery Hobart
Level 1, 65 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-6511.
Director: Emma Bett (member of ACGA).
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
July 28 to Aug 17 On a clear day by Pat Brassington.
Also, Mistake by Amanda Davies.
Aug 24 to Sept 14 Surface by Patrick Grieve.

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Aug 4 to Sept 9 Exquisite Corpse – five Tasmanian artists revealed over five weeks.

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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.
To Sept 7 The Car Show, curated by Jason Lavroff.
Also, Towards an Origin by Michael Kay, curated by Dr Malcom Bywaters.

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 Sept 2 Artist and the Collection: Material Memories – Susan Buchanan, Janine Combes, Penelope Davis, Eli Giannini, Robyn Pelan and Sarah Stubbs.
To Oct 7 Landmark by Ilona Schneider depictions of the Tasmanian landscape exploring humanity’s uses and imprints. Read more…

Ilona Schneider, King Billy Pipe, Lake Margaret 2012
Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

To Nov 11 Disappearing into Being by Robyn McKinnon.

Robyn McKinnon, Dancing Together, 2016, acrylic on canvas
Collection the artist. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Museum:  To Oct 28 Spiders – this is a face-to-face interactive encounter with real spider specimens including live Australian Tarantulas, Giant Water Spiders and deadly Funnel-webs and Redbacks.

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.
Tasmanian International Video Art Festival – Alizon Grey, Susie Goodall and Luisa Hansal.

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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
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6424-8296.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun and public hols 1.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 Main Gallery: Play On: The Art of Sport / Ten Years of the Basil Sellers Art Prize. A Nets Victoria and Ian Potter Museum of Art touring exhibition.

Lauren Brincat, 10 metre platform (still), 2012, single-channel HD video
Courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne.

Aug 25 to Sept 30 Main Gallery: From Here to There.

Allan Francis, Baptist Church once; Art Gallery now, 1987, from ‘Homes of Devon 6: Open House’, photograph
DCC Permanent Collection. Courtesy Devonport Regional Gallery

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