Novae | Hiring Gallery Space

NOVAE Gallery is an open policy, non-selective exhibition space providing artists the freedom to exhibit and sell their work either on their own or in conjunction with others. 

The Gallery space is 10 metres by 5.5 metres, however if more space is required there is also the Showroom area, which is 5.5metres by 4 metres.  The showroom area may be more suitable for small works, e.g. jewellery.

Gallery hours of business: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 4.00pm, opening evenings extended till 9.00pm. These are the standard / listed hours, other days or longer hours for shows are possible by negotiation with gallery prior to opening of exhibition.

Installation and Removal of Exhibition

Exhibitions usually run from Tuesdays to Saturday, with opening night usually on a Tuesday evening (between 6.00 – 8.00pm). Set up of exhibition to be in consultation with the gallery prior to opening. The exhibition should be vacated from the gallery on Sunday between 12.00 - 4.00pm. Any set up or removal outside of these hours must be negotiated with the gallery at time of booking.

Insurance Cover

The gallery is covered for public liability but insurance for artworks is the responsibility of the artist. All valuable artworks should be securely fixed. A back to base security system is in place when gallery is closed.

Gallery Rental Fee

$1,000 + GST per week for entire gallery space, $500.00 + GST per week for half of the gallery space. For smaller space requirements please contact gallery for further information.

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Artiteq wall hanging systems are in place.  Artist / exhibitors are to supply their own wires and hooks.  Wires and hooks are also available to rent from the gallery with a deposit.

Artists and exhibitors will also have access to our kitchen and toilet facilities (male and female).  We also have a breakout lounge area.

The gallery is manned during opening hours, although we do encourage artists to be available if possible.  We welcome artist talks also.

For more details and conditions, please click here for our gallery rental agreement detailing our terms and conditions.