Despard Gallery is a gorgeous venue showcasing top quality and exciting contemporary art by day and opening its doors to groups looking for a smart, professional and flexible venue in the evenings. Our waterfront venue is located on the fringe of the Salamanca Market and is the perfect spot for events such as receptions, wedding ceremonies, lectures, celebrations, book launches and fundraisers!



  • Centrally located on Hobart’s waterfront.
  • 110 Sq meters on first floor of an historic building with new, modern renovations and wheelchair accessible facilities.
  • Capacity: 120 reception, 50 seated
  • Full catering kitchen, reception and service area
  • Street parking
  • Suitable for industry events, receptions, lectures, celebrations, book launches, classes, fundraisers, photo and video shoots.
  • Times available for rentals: Weekdays after 5pm and weekends after 4pm. Daytime bookings subject to availability
  • Access to sound system


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