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Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

This program supports Tasmanian commercial galleries to represent local artists at key national markets.

Applications are now open to support galleries to attend Sydney Contemporary 2020.

Applications are currently closed

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Key dates

Opens: 7 February 2020
Closes: 2 April 2020

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, commercial galleries must:

  • be a current or pending participant in the  COLLECT Art Purchase Scheme
  • provide written confirmation from the curatorial team at either the Sydney Contemporary or the Melbourne Art Fair.

Applicants must also meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How much can I apply for?

Grants of up to $20 000 (+ GST) are available for the cost of exhibition registration.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a multi-artform panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • benefit.

For more information, please visit criteria.

How do I submit my application?

Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or

Other information

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