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Our Gallery is open for the public. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Opening Hours

Mon: By appointment

Tue: 11am – 5pm

Wed: 11am – 5pm

Thu: 11am – 5pm

Fri: 11am – 5pm

Sat: 11am – 3pm

Sun: By appointment

+61 (0) 8 7225 0218

[email protected]

156 Halifax Street Adelaide, SA 5000


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Artist Expression of Interest

The Main Gallery curates its program yearly, but we welcome proposals from established and emerging artists and curators from local, national and internationally, working in any art form. This application is an expression of interest form only and cannot guarantee an exhibition outcome.

All information provided will be treated confidentially.


Questions? We have all the answers and more…

What happens once The Main Gallery accepts your expression of interest?

An expression of interest does not guarantee exhibition space. The Main Gallery curates its program annually, and we welcome proposals from established and emerging artists working in any medium, and from local, national and international curators.

What are the selection criteria?
  • Artwork that accessible to a diverse audience
  • Artwork that is contemporary and engages the audience in critical debate and analysis of contemporary ideas and approaches.
  • Artwork that is experimental in nature, pushing boundaries conceptually or within a medium.
How long before my application is processed?

Every application is processed as it is received.

What is included in the exhibition fee?
  • Curatorial advice.
  • Gallery staffing during all standard opening times : Tuesday – Friday (11am – 5pm), Saturday (11pm – 3pm).
  • Electronic mail-out to subscribers and media, universities, curators and other relevant businesses in the Adelaide CBD.
  • Exhibition Page on the TMG website.
  • Online listing and promotion through the gallery’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
  • Documentation of the exhibition and archiving on the TMG website.
  • Museum quality hanging system & track lighting with flood to focussed beam options.
  • Glass mounted artist & project name and artwork labelling.
  • Encouragement and support in producing associated events with exhibitions such as an artist talks and workshops.

We also offer;

  • Full installation and de-installation services ($650 inc gst per service).
What are the gallery hire rates?
  • $ 400* inc gst per week for the Main Gallery space.
  • $ 200* inc gst per week for the Gallery A
  • $ 150* inc gst per week for the Gallery B
  • $ 200* inc gst per week for the Gallery B as Audio Visual Room including projector and sound system
  • Corporate events; $750* inc gst per week for the Main Gallery + Gallery A and Gallery B. (Please see the gallery floor plan )
  • The gallery takes 30% commission on sales.

* Prices are for 2021

What are the hire terms?

Our preferred hire time is three weeks from installation to de-installation but we are happy to negotiate for longer periods of time should they be available.

  • Sunday and/or Monday installation (9am – 9pm)
  • The opening event ( Day and Time is to negotiate)
  • Saturday de-installation (3pm – 9pm)


156 Halifax Street Adelaide SA 5000

+61 (0) 872 250 218

We acknowledge the Kaurna people as the Traditional Owners of the Country where the city of Adelaide is situated today, and pay respect to Elders past and present.