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Tasmanian Residencies

This program supports Tasmanian artists to undertake residencies (four weeks in length) at locations across Tasmania.

Applications are currently closed

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Residency locations

Residencies of four weeks in length are available at the following locations in 2020:


Grant amount (one artist)

Grant amount (two artists)

Arthur River

(Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service)

$3 500

$6 000

Dreamfarm Eco-Arts Creative Residency

$5 000

$8 000
(shared room)

Glover Country Residency

$5 000

$7 500

King Island Arts and Cultural Centre

(King Island Council)

$4 000

$6 500
(shared room)

Port Arthur Historic Site & Coal Mines Historic Site

(Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority)

$3 000

$5 500

Rocky Cape

(Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service)

$3 500

$6 000

To view details for all locations visit the locations page.

Available locations may change year to year.

All applications for residency at locations run by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service must include a letter or e-mail of confirmation from the residency site manager or administrator.

Who can apply?

Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

What can I apply for?

This program provides funding towards residency costs including:

  • artist fees
  • accommodation
  • travel
  • living expenses
  • materials

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a multi-artform peer 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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