turner galleries





turner galleries engine room 1


turner galleries engine room 1





turner galleries engine room 2


turner galleries engine room 2







Turner Galleries ENGINE ROOMS

Turner Galleries is no longer taking applications for the Engine Rooms, due to the gallery closing in 2020.

The team at Turner Galleries are very pleased to announce the opening of two new gallery spaces available for hire. The Engine Rooms are located within Turner Galleries and will be promoting exciting creative endeavours from emerging through to established artists and curators, with an emphasis on innovation and critical thinking.



An exhibition under the roof of one of Perth’s most respected contemporary art spaces that is visited regularly by local and interstate collectors and curators.

A gallery space with desk and chair.  Engine Room 1 measures approx 9 x 4.5m and Engine Room 2 measures approx 9 x 4m.  Wall height varies from 3.2m to 2.9m.

100% of sales revenue, Turner Galleries will take no commission.

Opening night refreshments.

The option of Turner Galleries staff invigilating your exhibition (from our front office).

Assistance with exhibition layout and installation.

Use of gallery plinths, shelves, projector & tvs (subject to availability).

Gallery walls patched and repainted at the end of your exhibition.

Your exhibition promoted on the Turner Galleries social media sites.

An exhibition invitation sent out to Turner Galleries email subscribers.

Professional advice from gallery staff.

Free parking.

Free wifi.



The total cost to rent an Engine Room is $2,750 (including GST) for five weeks. This includes a 30 day exhibition, 3 days of install, 1 day for previews & opening and 1 day take down.



Complete the application form and post or email it to us with your CV, 10 images of recent work, along with an image list.  Also include an exhibition proposal, maximum A4 page in length, and indicate when you envisage being ready to exhibit.  Applications will be assessed by Turner Galleries staff and you will be notified via email within four weeks regarding your success.  All decisions are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.  If you require your posted application material to be returned, please also enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope. Groups of artists are also welcome to apply, however we will only liaise with one representative and that person will be responsible for organising the rental payment and receiving sales payments.