VENUE HIRE

The Cannery Arts Centre has a variety of spaces available for hire.  Please read the information below and select the various spaces from the images below for more information.  Please select the 'APPLY NOW' button below if you would like to apply for venue hire. 

Please note: 

  • All prices include GST. 

  • All hires are subject to availability.

  • Minimum booking of 2 hours.

  • 50% deposit must be made at time of booking.

  • Lost keys will induce a $77 replacement fee.

  • All exhibition hires and any hire where alcohol will be consumed require the approval of the committee. 

  • The Cannery Arts Centre does not host 18th or 21st birthday parties; any other requests for venue hire for the purpose of birthday parties will be assessed on a case by case basis. 

  • At present the Cannery Arts Centre is not able to host weddings or functions associated with weddings due to land use constraints. 

  • Any hiree holding a private event, or a group event, must be a financial member of the Cannery Arts Centre for insurance purposes. Individual adult memberships - $50 per year, organisational memberships - $160 per year. 

  • Any hiree utilising a space for the purpose of private enterprise must provide the Cannery Arts Centre with a certificate of currency of public liability insurance prior to the hire.  

  • All spaces must be left in the condition in which they were found.  Hirees are expected the sweep floors, wipe countertops, clean any dishes used, and ensure all bins are emptied.  Any spaces requiring additional cleaning post hire will incur a $35/hr cleaning fee.

  • Hire fees may be negotiable, specifically if the hire is related to an event or activity that aligns with the objectives of the Cannery Arts Centre, in particular events which ‘foster, promote and encourage arts and crafts activities within the Shire of Esperance.’  

SPACES FOR HIRE @ THE CANNERY

ART ROOM

This functional room is situated in the Cannery’s main building, with large windows looking out to the sea. This space is suitable for a number of creative endeavours, and can accomodate larger groups.

Capacity: 72 persons.

FEES:

  • $18 per hour, minimum 2hr booking, $100 daily rate.

  • NFP Community Groups or long term bookings: $15/hr, minimum 2hr hire, $90 daily rate.

GALLERY

The Gallery was first developed in 1984 to accommodate local and touring exhibitions and provide space for visual arts workshops and events. The gallery has a (B) Category classification. The space has controlled lighting and a stable relative temperature in a secure brick building with timber floor. Currently the Gallery is without temperature/humidity control. All external entries are bolted and deadlocked. All external windows are fitted with security screens and a monitored alarm system and CCTV cameras are installed.

Capacity: 152 persons.

Lighting:

The space is lit by track mounted wall washes and aureole track mounted beam spots and has UV screening on skylights and south facing gable window at 3m from floor.

Gallery dimensions:

9m x 18m / 162 square metre floor space

Hanging space: 

54 running metres with timber hanging rail to suit hooks accommodating stainless steel rope and Arcus Super Clamps.  The Gallery provides numerous display boxes of various dimensions.

FEES:

  • $150 daily rate (NFP and community groups only)

  • Weekly rates: 1 week $250, 2 weeks $400, 3 weeks $525, 4 weeks $600 

  • Additional weeks after 4 weeks: $100/week    

  • Additional days after one week: $35/day

 

Possible additional fees: 

  • Exhibition lighting fee - $105 one off fee.  This fee is essential for those who have no experience with track lighting systems.  This ensures personal safety and limits possible damages to the Cannery Arts Centre’s lighting system. 

  • Exhibition opening fees - varies.  Exhibition opening fees are largely established based on the preferences of the hiree.  Assessed on a case by case basis.

  • Installation fees - $35/hr as required to assist with installation.  

 

Additional terms & conditons 

  • All prices include GST and are only open to Cannery Arts Centre members

  • Minimum booking of 3 days per exhibition

  • 15% commission on sales

GARDEN GALLERY

This versatile space is ideal for emerging artists, or those who are looking for a
smaller and more intimate space for their exhibition.  Also a wonderful option for a
pop-up shop.  Exhibitions in this space will require the hiree to provide gallery sitters for the duration of the hire. 

Room hire

  • $18 per hour, minimum 2hr booking, $100 daily rate.

  • NFP Community Groups or long term bookings: $15/hr, minimum 2hr hire, $90 daily rate.

Exhibition hire

  • $55 per day

  • $100 per week

 

Possible additional fees: 

  • Exhibition opening fees - varies.  Exhibition opening fees are largely established based on the preferences of the hiree.  Assessed on a case by case basis.

  • Installation fees - $35/hr as required to assist with installation.   

Booking terms & fees

  • All prices include GST and are only open to Cannery Arts Centre members

  • Minimum booking of 3 days per exhibition

  • 15% commission on sales