Exhibition Hirer Info

Which of the spaces at 107 are good for exhibitions?

Exhibition Space 1 and Exhibition Space 2 hold the majority of our two week exhibitions, the spaces can be applied for separately or together. The Performance Space, is perfect if you need a darkened atmosphere, the Conference Room is good for short run, smaller scale exhibitions and the Window Box is set up for small displays on show 24/7.

What is the capacity of the exhibition spaces? 

The ground floor of 107 (Exhibition Space 1, Exhibition Space 2, and the Performance Space) has a maximum capacity of 125 persons. The Performance Space on the ground floor has a maximum of 100 persons. The Conference Room has a capacity of maximum 55 persons. 

How long are exhibitions at 107?

Exhibitions in Exhibition Space 1 and Exhibition Space 2 are a 2 weeks standard. The Performance Space and Conference Room can be booked for exhibitions by consultation with 107’s Programs Manager. Public viewing hours are 11am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday. The Window box can be applied for in 1-4 week blocks.

What is included when I have an exhibition at 107?

Exhibitions include; the space, lighting assistance, a member of 107 front of house staff to mind the exhibition during public viewing hours, a printed room sheet, an event listing on the 107 Projects webpage, and limited promotion through the 107 mailing list and social media.

How and when do I install my work?

Exhibition install and deinstall at 107 is for the most part D.I.Y., 107 is able to provide a basic install kit including a drill, spirit level, measuring tape, and materials to patch and paint walls. If you require professional assistance installing artwork 107 can put you in touch with freelance installers on request.

Install is on the first Tuesday from 10am until late and the morning of the first Wednesday before the opening at 6pm. If you have specific requirements up for install and deinstall please reach out to our team to discuss how e can facilitate your needs.

Does 107 take a commission on artwork sales?

107 handles sales on a consignment basis. Artists provide the wholesale price, then 22% is added as consignment and 10% for GST.

Is there access to power in the spaces?

Yes, all spaces at 107 have access to electrical power outlets. If you require a large number of access points Exhibition Space 2 has the most accessible outlets. Make sure to professionally test and tag all electrical equipment and artworks before installing to avoid electrical hazards.

Does 107 have A/V equipment I can use?

107 has 1x BenQ SH940 projector with media player,  1x 42inch Smart TV, and 1x 60inch Smart TV that can each be hired for $50 per week. Anything additional to that will need to be sourced elsewhere.

Can I drill into the walls or suspend work from the ceiling?

Yes, to a degree. You may drill, nail and screw into the plasterboard walls, for ceiling suspended work best to make a time for a site visit with 107’s Program Manager to discuss the options.

Do I need Public Liability Insurance?

Yes, as an event organiser hiring a venue you should hold public liability insurance to a minimum value of $10 million. Check out this webpage from Duck for Cover for more info about insurance and venue hire. We recommend NAVA premium plus membership that includes insurance cover for artists and arts workers.

What happens on the opening night?

Opening night is generally the first Wednesday of two week exhibitions between 6pm and 8pm. 107 is a licensed venue and runs a bar for the duration of the opening. 107 will also provide the facilities and person to process any artwork sales.