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Roving Curators

The Roving Curator program gives museums, galleries and collections access to our museum professionals for up to 25 days.

Key dates

Opens: 3 September 2018
Closes: 15 October 2018

Notification will occur within ten weeks of the closing date.

Applications are currently closed.

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Who can apply?

The applicant organisation must be Tasmanian-based and legally constituted, responsible for managing a publicly owned collection of movable cultural heritage . The collection must be publicly accessible, and the organisation must have regular opening hours or be working towards regular opening hours.

Local councils are eligible to apply for Roving Curator time on the basis that a proportion of the cost is to be contributed by council. The level of contribution is on a sliding scale from 10% to 50% of the day rate charged for the Roving Curator’s service, depending on the size of the council. View the rates here.

Privately owned, state government or federal government collections may engage the services of the Roving Curators on a fee for service basis .

Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a peer panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • planning
  • benefit.

For more information, please visit criteria.

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

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.

Other information

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