Welcome to the Shellharbour Village Exhibition Space (SVES)

About the SVES

Cnr Addison & Wentworth Streets, Shellharbour Village, NSW

Shellharbour City Council – Arts and Cultural Development Officer
Locked Bag 155, Shellharbour City Centre, NSW 2529
Phone:  (02) 4221 6170    |    Fax: (02) 4221 6159

The Shellharbour Village Exhibition Space (SVES) is the first and only public exhibition space in the Shellharbour area located in beautiful Shellharbour Village. It is free entry and open to the public for scheduled events from 10am to 2pm unless otherwise specified by the event. Art exhibitions usually run from Tuesday to Monday.

The SVES seeks to support a diverse program of community and professional exhibitions and events which contribute to the growth of the cultural sector within Shellharbour City.

The space is available to hire for solo or group shows, by emerging and established artists, curators, craft practitioners, or community and educational institutions, in or from the Shellharbour Local Government Area, and also, to practitioners from other locations where the exhibition demonstrates a clear relevance to cultural themes within the Shellharbour region.

With the objective of developing the capacity and supporting standards of excellence within the Shellharbour region's cultural industry, the SVES selection process approves exhibition and event proposals on the basis of demonstrated artistic [technical and/or conceptual] merit. It aims to include diversity, cultural heritage, social history, educational programs and be a multi-purpose functions venue for exhibitions, performances, meetings and events.

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Floorspace/capacity:  60.4sqm (6.4m x 9.4m). Seats up to 30 theatre style and 50 standing.

Wallspace/colour:  White, 17.5 meters length / 2.3 meters height.

Permanent fixtures:  Professional wall track hanging system, gallery spotlighting, sound  dampening, remote control reverse cycle air conditioner, bar fridge, wall urn, 2 fire extinguishers and 6 x double powerpoints (2 on 3 walls).

Removable display:  Box of steel cables with pushbutton hooks, 16 white rectangular plinths. (8 large, medium, 4 thin, 2 wide flat), 4 large easels, 2 outdoor logo  flags and 2 colour flags with 3 stands.

Facilities:  Small storeroom, kitchenette, 1 glass desk, 2 trestle tables, 14 white chairs, 1 lift trolley, 1 medium ladder, 1 tall ladder, 3 brooms, 1 dustpan/brush, 1 small  kitchen bin, 1 wet floor sign, sponges and detergents (minimal crockery).

Toilets / Bins:  Public toilets are

next door. If closed, your allocated key will open them. Large garbage bins are located in the carpark near the Tourist Centre.