Salamanca Arts Centre

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The Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC), established in 1976, is a major arts hub in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.[1] It is a combination of theatres, galleries and arts administration located behind the historic facade of Georgian warehouses in Salamanca Place.[2] The buildings are owned by the Government of Tasmania with ten visual and performing arts venues. Venues include: the Peacock Theatre, Long Gallery and Sidespace Gallery.[2] Tenants include Brian Ritchie (previously of the Violent Femmes) and the Tasmanian Theatre Company.

Salamanca Arts Centre in Salamanca Place showing entrances to Handmark Gallery, Long Gallery and Peacock Theatre.

Salamanca Arts Centre is a member of the Australia Council Mobile states tour initiative 'for contemporary artists and small companies, taking cutting edge arts to audiences around Australia.' Other venues include: Performance Space at CarriageWorks, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane Powerhouse and Arts House.[3]

It is supported by the Tasmanian Government and the Hobart City Council.


  1. ^ "Salamanca Arts Centre Portal". Archived from the original on 2008-10-22.
  2. ^ a b "Salamanca Arts Centre". Australia's Culture and Recreation Portal. Archived from the original on 2008-08-08.
  3. ^ "Theatre - Australia Council for the Arts". Archived from the original on 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2008-10-19.

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Coordinates: 42°53′13″S 147°20′1″E / 42.88694°S 147.33361°E / -42.88694; 147.33361