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Address: 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 6234 8414
Website
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Salamanca Arts Centre is a unique and vibrant community of artist studios,...

Salamanca Arts Centre is a unique and vibrant community of artist studios, galleries, venues, retail outlets, arts organisations and public spaces. Home to several galleries, including the Long Gallery, the Sidespace Gallery, Kelly's Garden (an outdoor art installation space at the base of historic Kelly's Steps), the Top Gallery (showcasing works by emerging artists), the Studio Gallery (showcasing works by SAC Resident Artists) and the Lightbox (for small scale sculpture and installation). The Peacock Theatre is also located at Salamanca Arts Centre offering a wide array of performance, theatre, music, dance, film and interdisciplinary works. The Founders Room hosts intimate music and theatre events. There is also FREE live music every Friday evening (5:30pm - 7:30pm) with Rektango in the Salamanca Arts Centre Courtyard. On the ground floor there are over 20 retail stores showcasing the best of Tasmanian art and design. Many arts organisations call Salamanca Arts Centre home, including Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Festival of Voices, Tasmanian Theatre Company, Wide Angle Tasmania, the Tasmanian Writers Centre, the Australian Script Centre, Hype TV and Roar Film. On the upper levels are artists studios. For more information on what is happening at Salamanca Arts Centre and our residents, please visit our website.

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We visited the gallery and found numerous objects all made by Australian artists. There were numerous items to choose from and most were reasonably priced. Beautiful wood boxes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Disappointed by the standard and variety of crafts on offer at this artists collective......I expected more.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had expected much more creativity and wide range of items that I found here. I found it a bit dull and old-fashioned.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here straight from the airport in a hire car, and found there parking meters only accept coins which we had already used up. Went to the market to get coins, paid the meter and found we had a parking ticket. The ticket has been paid, but now getting threatening letters from the City of Hobart. Stay away. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the gallery and found numerous objects all made by Australian artists. There were numerous items to choose from and most were reasonably priced. Beautiful wood boxes caught my eye as they were all made with local woods. Definitely worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Art Centre is just one of a large number of shops right in Salamanca. The Saturday markets are great and then get around to all the shops including the Art Centre.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasmania must have more artists per capita than any other city in Australia, The little shops are full of art and craft, The buildings themselves although old are structurally solid and interesting to look at.

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Thank Myree M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wandered into here quite by accident and thought I'd landed in Aladdin's cave by mistake. So many beautiful things to see by some many wonderfully creative people. If you love arts or crafts you'll love this place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant enough to wander around galleries and shops, with some interesting art and studios out the back.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved wandering around the Salamanca Arts Centre and surrounding galleries. It is quite a unique place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this location and found it to be something that was very interesting. A must visit as far as we are concerned. Fascinating items on display. Something for everyone here and takes some time to sed everythjng.

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