GASP is an irresistible place where art meets park meets people.
GASP commissions and produces temporary and permanent internationally resonant art projects in all forms. Contemporary artists respond directly to the site, its unique environment and the local community.
From 2015 to 2017 we are delivering Swimmable!, a program uniquely focused on the River Derwent by a selection of outstanding contemporary artists. It commences in 2015 with artist residencies. – more
Matej Andraž Vogrinčič
After undertaking an exploratory visit to GASP in August 2015, celebrated Slovenian artist Vogrinčič will return in 2016 to undertake a residency and create a major artwork. – more
Domenico de Clario
An all night winter solstice performance by one of Australia’s most esteemed artists for Dark Mofo. – more
Newitt camped out on a pontoon in the bay for 2 weeks, writing, observing and occasionally conversing with curious locals. – 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.
GASP has developed its very own food truck which is currently operated by Lean-to-Kitchen, an award-winning manufacturer of gourmet mustard, sauce and relish, and are catering experts! – 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
Situated on the Derwent estuary system, at Elwick Bay, GASP responds to the lapping tides. The tidal waters produce an ever changing environment of mud flats and inundations. Bird and marine life come and go. Help us make a difference – more
GASP hugs the waters edge along a linear stretch of public land from Wilkinson’s Point to Montrose Bay on the Elwick Bay foreshore, 10 minutes north of Hobart by car, 20 minutes by ferry and 40 minutes by bike. GASP is just 1 kilometre from MONA and can be accessed by car or on foot and by ferry for special events.
Situated on the Derwent estuary system, at Elwick Bay, GASP responds to the lapping tides. The tidal waters produce an ever changing environment of mud flats and inundations. Bird and marine life come and go. The little blue boat ‘Robin’s Boat’ moored, just beyond shore, bobs on the surface. Download a printable PDF map or view Google map.
From the early beginnings of community leadership through to the development of a vision supported by all tiers of government a great many people have assisted in bringing GASP to life – more
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
Grants, donations and pro bono support all currently enable us to build the GASP! vision. GASP! is a registered Charitable Institution (Public Art Gallery) endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) by the Australian Tax Office, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
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.