Memorial for Gary Cleveland AM, 19th November 2020

Image credit: Phillip Briggs.

A public memorial service to honour our Founder, the late Gary Cleveland AM (1930–2020) will be held at Design Tasmania on Thursday, November 19th between 2pm and 4pm.

A commemorative service will take place in our Gary Cleveland Galleries with tea, coffee and light refreshments to be served following, in the adjoining Price Hall.

This service is open to the public via reserved tickets to ensure COVID Safe capacity compliance. Seating is available for invited guests as well as limited seating available for ticketed guests from the public. The presentation will also be available via livestream, with a recording available to watch at a later date via our archives.


Livestream Link.

The livestream will begin at 2pm.

Design Tasmania will be closed to the public on Thursday 19th November. Invited guests and Memorial Service ticket holders will be invited at 2pm to enter via Tamar Street.

Getting There:

Please note there is limited parking in the vicinity and guests are invited to make plans in accordance with council parking availability and are encouraged to use other modes of transport such as taxi, driver drop-off or public transport services.

This is a COVID Safe Event:

By submitting this form you are also confirming that you (and any additional members from your household listed above who are visiting Design Tasmania with you today):

  • have not travelled overseas or to an Australian COVID-19 hotspot within the last 14 days;
  • are not showing any signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat or headaches; or having difficulty breathing);
  • have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 or instructed by health authorities to quarantine;
  • and have not had close or casual contact with a person who has been confirmed with COVID-19.

Design Tasmania is required to collect and keep contact information for all guests/patrons for contact tracing purposes for a period of at least 56 days. If requested, this information must be provided to public health officers.