GASP! has developed its very own food truck as a social enterprise! – more
There are barbecues at Montrose Bay near public toilets, but the new ones, situated at The Grove reserve between sections of boardwalk, are quiet and peaceful. Free electric barbecues & no booking – map
A range of birds feed and congregate around Elwick Bay. The best sightings are from The Grove Reserve and Boardwalk. Among the gulls you’ll find Pied Oystercatchers, Black Swans, Cormorants and many others – more
GASP! is only a little over 1km from the internationally renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). We built a path so you can ride or walk there! Why not also ride to Wilkinsons Point, or to Hobart on the Intercity Cycleway (approx. 9.2km) – map
The GASP! area is often host to special events, including The Works Festival, 10 Days on the Island and MOFO and Dark MOFO (Image: Jonathan Wherrett, Dark Mofo Event by MONA) – more
Walk the length of GASP! from Montrose Bay to Wilkinsons Point – approx 5km return – or go for a stroll on the Boardwalk – more
The first GASP! art project, The Waters Twine, by Scottish artist Susan Philipsz was launched by the Premier Lara Giddings on the GASP! Boardwalk on January 16 during the MONA FOMA festival. It’s the first work in the GASP! art collection and we’ll be putting it up again for special events – more
GASP! and Carbon Arts have joined forces and are working on an ambitious cross sector collaboration for Swimmable! Reading the River commencing with a Lab with 7 highly esteemed artists in September 2014. The project envisions a series of innovative, data-driven artworks developed over 3 years from 2015, situated within the Derwent Estuary and at GASP. – more
GASP! and Dark Mofo presented an all night performance by one of Australia’s most esteemed and enduring artists for the winter solstice. de Clario’s duet for one voice (tomba delle cose / tomb of things) will took place from dark to dawn within the beautiful new GASP! pavilion at Wilkinson’s Point. – more
GASP! is approximately 3km from Montrose Bay to Wilkinson’s Point, a linear 9 hectare public space with landscape features including open parkland, wetlands and bird habitat. Connecting the foreshore edge is a crescent shaped boardwalk in 4 parts with three public pavilions.
All facilities are for the enjoyment of everyone! The new pavilions at Little John, The Grove and Wilkinson’s Point and the coloured boardwalk were designed by Room 11 Architects, these spaces can not be booked for private events. The Glenorchy City Council maintains and manages the space – more.
Perfect for uninterrupted walking and running the paths lead from Mona through Montrose Bay and right around to Wilkinson’s Point, in total approximately 4km. The Pavilions offer an opportunity to sit, relax and contemplate or get together with small groups – more
The extensive GASP! network includes individual and organisational advisors, all tiers of government, foundations and trusts, community groups, volunteers, large, medium and small businesses, non-profit groups, museums and art spaces.
GASP! is governed by a independent voluntary Board of National Directors led by Marion Webster OAM. There are 3 Committees of the Board, including the Art Committee which makes recommendations to the Board on all art projects. The CEO is supported by the Board, Committees and GASP! volunteers – more.
Our immediate community includes the residents of the Glenorchy area, Montrose Bay High School students, members of the Glenorchy Rowing Club and Montrose Bay Yacht Club, visitors to MONA and recreational users from far and wide.
Artistic Director, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art
GASP! is a dynamic, inspirational and internationally resonant open space providing unique encounters with art and creating memorable experiences for all in the natural environment – more
Elwick Bay Foreshore
Brooker Highway 7010
Pippa Dickson – CEO
03 6216 6373
GASP! Head Office – Glenorchy City Council
374 Main Road Glenorchy
Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park is a Not-for-Profit Australian Public Company Limited by Guarantee
ACN 145 591 304.