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Case studies: Cultural Heritage Program

The Cultural Heritage Program supports museums, galleries and collections to deliver a range of high quality cultural heritage activities that strengthen Tasmania's robust, diverse and vibrant cultural heritage sector, engage and inspire audiences and the wider community, and preserve Tasmania's movable  cultural heritage.

See Cultural Heritage Program for more information about the program.

Deny King Heritage Museum

Roving Curators provide assistance in the establishment of the Deny King Heritage Museum

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

In 2009, Melaleuca, a remote location in the Tasmanian South West Conservation Area, was listed on the Tasmanian Heritage Register. That same year, The Friends of Melaleuca, a branch of Wildcare Inc, was formed.

The Friends of Melaleuca were keen to create a museum to preserve and display cultural heritage objects from the site and provide interpretation of the unique cultural and natural history of the area including reference to themes ... read more

Significant work for Tasmania's movable cultural heritage

Captain Samuel Horton's Washstand, Photographer: Margaret Young

Significant work for Tasmania’s movable cultural heritage

Thursday, 26 February 2015

A number of small museums and collections have recently completed projects with Arts Tasmania’s Roving Curators with two collections undertaking significance assessments.

Significance assessments are a planning tool for small museums to help them articulate the meanings and values of a cultural heritage item or collection. They can also assist those caring for the collection with making decisions about the management of the collection into the future.

The Devonport RSL sub branch operates the Jack Mason ... read more