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The Back Room

The Back Room is a large open exhibition and art project space available to hire for the artisan community of Dayboro, Moreton Bay and surrounds and is located a short north-west, hop, skip and jump from Brisbane.  It is best described as raw, rustic, unrefined while being a gently polished Australian shed which is suitable for self managed independent art exhibitions or large format studio space for artist residencies, shared short term arts projects and creative connection workshops or meetings.  


The space is large with high ceilings, sparsely furnished, with free standing purpose built partitioning, to allow for flexibility to suit your purpose.  Natural light floods through high openings and through louvered windows and door openings.Display lighting as well as delightful ambient lights, set the scene, add to the function and atmosphere that can be created in this unique artist space. 


Other inclusions:

A large sink clean up area,

storage space

point-of-sale station 

3m built-in hardwood workbench    

Feature wall panels invite a creative display

Directional gallery/task lighting


Approximately 145 square metres, the 16x9m room can be divided into smaller spaces to create rooms for that works well for shared exhibitions or solo alike.

We are currently seeking applications and Expressions of Interest as we develop our arts programme for the second half of 2023 and are taking bookings now for 2024.  


$750/week  (full space self managed/no commission - see additions below) includes a $250 non-refundable deposit required at the time of booking to secure your date.


Additional costs:  

  • Display stands - flat rate $90/week or $350/month to hire.  

  • Professional Photography $500

  • Website page - $300 or Complimentary with all 3 week+ bookings

  • Sales support if not self managed - Commission on sales will be on a case by case basis.

  • Refundable bond may also apply. 


Exhibition hire includes one late night opening.  

Catering and Bar facilities are available by direct arrangement from our neighbours Silverwood Cafe and Wood Bar. Toilet facilities are onsite.

Costs currently take into consideration that no commission on sale of works is required for direct space hire for fully self managed exhibitions.   

Email us for enquiries

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