The Old Auction House Main Gallery

Type of space: Multi-use Space, Art Gallery

    Located in a 130 year old building, The Old Auction House is an independently run multi-use arts space which has 2 gallery spaces, The Old Auction House Main Gallery and the Studio Gallery.  Bookings for the Main Gallery and Studio Gallery from January 2019 are now filling.

    The Main Gallery, is a large (over 100m² of floor space and ~21 lineal meters of picture rails) and bright gallery space which sits along the centre spine wall of the precinct, in the south half of the building. This space is rentable for a wide variety of artists and mediums. The gallery space is fitted with adjustable hanging display space and room for 3 dimensional art pieces.

    Further information on booking shows is available on our website, but feel free to inquire via the 'send email' button for more details. 

    ** Community groups, emerging artists, Honours/Masters students may be eligible to book the Studio Gallery, please see our other listing for further details. **

    Pricing Terms

    20% commission will also be taken on sales

    Special Requirements

    Alcohol may be served for free in the space during gallery openings and events - licensing for sales of alcohol must be organized by the artists.

    Lease Conditions

    - 3 week show periods

    - special rates available for community groups/schools/special events by agreement

    - rental pricing includes overheads of electricity and EFTPOS

    - available for group or individual shows

    - catering packages available for show openings

    - set-up, pack-up and manning included in rental

    - general advertising included in rental

    - artists will be required to provide high quality images of works for use in advertising

    Parking Notes

    All day on street parking available in surrounding area

    This space is suitable for ExhibitionsInstallationOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotoshootsSculptureWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 150.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Reachable door handles

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable signage