Check out the arts in Hobart this September
Tasmania's capital city of Hobart has long been known as a creative hub, with a number of art galleries and regular musical and theatre shows drawing in the crowds.
The month of September is no exception, with an array of exciting and artistic events taking place.
Here's some of what you can experience during September if you're interested in the city's creative side.
What to do in Tasmania this September
One great exhibition to visit is 'Giving Voice: The Art of Dissent'. This is taking place Salamanca Arts Centre, located at 77 Salamanca Place. This is an artistic look into the social and political issues of the world today, featuring eight separate artists and their opinions and interpretations.
The kind of issues that are delved into include economic problems, climate change, pollution and prejudice. All in all, this is one incredibly powerful showcase, and it runs until 14th September. Visit the gallery between 10am and 5pm daily to check it out.
From September 6th-8th, you can experience the Hermitage Revealed - Cinemona showcase. This exposes the treasures of one of the world's largest and oldest museums, Russia's Hermitage, which was once a royal palace. The film provides insight into the history of the building and its design.
It also offers an unparalleled look into some of its special collections that are rarely revealed to the public eye. See for yourself some of the museum's most precious and guarded works - you may never get another chance! Look forward to seeing all sorts of masterpieces, from private gemstones of Catherine the Great to works from Rembrandt and Michelangelo. Art and architecture lovers will be left awe-inspired.
From September 4th-6th, you can check out a Theatre Royal performance of Shakespeare's Henry V. This timeless story delves into timeless themes of class, religion, camaraderie and politics. Even though this play has been performed across the world many times, you can look forward to the Theatre Royal's spin on the classic. You can find this theatre at 29 Campbell Street, Hobart.
"There's so much to explore and enjoy in Hobart, so make sure you give yourself a generous stay to see and do as much as you can. With a thriving arts scene, you don't have to go far before you stumble upon a fascinating gallery, display or exhibition."
Where to stay when you visit Hobart
When it comes to holiday accommodation, Hobart has you covered with Mantra One Sandy Bay Road. It's just a few minutes' walk from central Hobart, so you can enjoy all this beautiful city has to offer. Stroll down the road to visit some of its attractions, such as the gorgeous Salamanca Place, which is home to wonderful markets each weekend, and is also lined with great shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. Wander along the waterfront and take in the peaceful ambience of the area.
Enjoy the heritage charm of this hotel, which was built in 1926 at the city's first Automatic Phone Exchange Building. While the original allure of the building remains, it has been updated with modern conveniences so you can enjoy a comfortable stay.
Stay in a studio, a one bedroom apartment or a one bedroom executive apartment depending on your travel needs.
There's so much to explore and enjoy in Hobart, so make sure you give yourself a generous stay to see and do as much as you can. With a thriving arts scene, you don't have to go far before you stumble upon a fascinating gallery, display or exhibition. Not to mention there's a great array of theatre shows and live musical acts.
All in all, Hobart is a wonderful place for art enthusiasts to travel to, and if you like, why not explore wider Tasmania, too? However long you choose to spend on this wonderful island, you won't be disappointed.