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What's On: September 2023

What's On: September 2023

A rough guide to what's on in visual art around lutruwita/Tasmania

Make and Do picks
Jane Giblin
at the Allport Gallery and Museum, and TWIST at TMAG end soon. Go if you’ve been waiting and go again and have another look. It’ll be some time before you see something like TWIST again.

Difficult Terrain is still up and must be seen, and finally – Peter Maarseveen's exhibition at Good Grief, opening on the 22nd September will undoubtedly be a cracker. Get along!


Allport library and Museum of Fine Arts
Jane Giblin: Dear Kate: the vision of the Mitchell Women
11 August – 10 November

A World in Miniature
21 August – 21 October

Art Society of Tasmania, Lady Franklin Gallery
The Photographers
2 September – 1 October

Barracks New Norfolk
Tan Lijie: Enchanted Realities
9 September – 22 October

Bett Gallery
Michael Schlitz: The Well in the waterhole
Troy Ruffels: Stone Tides Weeping Trees
1 – 23 September

Colville Gallery
Glen Preece: The life around us
5 – 24 September

Isabelle Chouinard: New Works
26 September – 14 October

Contemporary Art Tasmania
Georgia Lucy: Galileo Chew Chew
21 October – 5 November

Despard Gallery
Maggie Jefferies: Blue Honey
20 September – 14 October

Good Grief
Peter Maarseveen: What Remains: Fern Retreat
Shaleen Arimboor Shajith: Dimensions
22 September – 15 October

Jonathon Partridge: My lovely one
22 September – 9 October

Haus of Vovo
Milly Yencken: Paintings and Ceramics
7 October – 5 November

Maritime Museum Tasmania
Re-imagining the ocean
9 September – 2 December

Moonah Arts Centre
Gabrielle Rish and Richard Langley: The Engineering Department
Survivors of Australia’s Child Removal Practices: Abstract Truth
Matthew Stolp: I found him encased in a thin cocoon
Artists From the Migrant Resource Centre Community: Stories from here, there and inbetween
14 September – 14 October

Penny Contemporary
Jeff Raglus: Mesozoic
14 – 26 September

Plimsoll Gallery
Pony Express, Anand Kumar & Julia Drouhin: MOTION SENSOR
28 September – 21 October

Rosny Farm
Schoolhouse Gallery - Difficult Terrain: Contemporary Tasmanian Jewellery
1 – 24 September

The Barn -Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design 2023
15 September – 15 October

Salamanca Arts Centre
Top Gallery - Jay Sykes: In and out of Focus
1 – 25 September

Lightbox - Stitching and Beyond: Birds in the Lightbox
9 September – 2 October

Studio - Hannah Blackmore: Breathe
15 – 25 September

Sidespace Gallery - Anna Brookes: Bushfire
21 September – 2 October

Long Gallery and Sidespace Gallery - Stitching and Beyond: Out Of Hand
22 September – 2 October

SOCIAL - Catherine Stringer: Ocean Windows
28 September – 8 October

9 June – 22 October


Design Tasmania
A Published Event with Negative Press and Cherie Schweitzer: The People’s Library
3 June – 1 October (exhibition extended)

Art Gallery at Albert Park
Precious: Excellence in Contemporary Jewellery
8 July – 1 October

24 June – 15 October

Alick Tipoti: Mariw Minaral (Spiritual Patterns)
5 August – 29 October

Melissa Smith: Tracing a line
2 September – 12 November

Gallery Pejean
Daria Andrews: Disconnections
6 – 30 September

Sawtooth ARI
Tim Butcher: Tales Of Precarity
Tristan Templar: Wiringini Tina (The lost animal)
Erin Linhart: Other Worlds
Saskia Haalebos, Tess Mehonoshen, Ju Bavyka, Tyza Hart, Carolyn Craig and Justine Youssef: Situated / text and textuality
8 September – 14 October


Burnie Regional Gallery
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
22 September – 18 November

Devonport Regional Gallery
This Is Us 2023: Primary Schools exhibition
23 September – 28 October

Object Design: University connections program
30 Sept – 20 October


The Unconformity (festival)
19 – 22 October

Want something included? Did we miss something? Get in touch, this is a work in progress and needs your input!