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Arts Tasmania

Cultural Heritage Organisations

This 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.

For multi-year support see Cultural Heritage Organisation (multi-year).

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

Cultural Heritage Organisations - application form

Key dates

Opens: 14 August 2020
Closes: 5 October 2020

For activities commencing after 1 July 2021.

Notification will occur within ten weeks of the closing date.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Tasmanian museums, galleries and collections that:

    • manage publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

    Privately owned collections, federal government collections, Tasmanian Government Business Enterprises and Tasmanian Government Departments are not eligible to apply.

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions, marketing, education and public programs.

    You can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. This might include improving access to collections, the development of museums’ management policies, the care of collections and product development.

    If you are applying for funds towards a program of public activities that relates to your collection or an exhibition program, you can include operational costs.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying for funding to purchase archival materials, you will need to contact the Roving Curators before submitting an application.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a museum and cultural heritage panel against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit.

    For more information, please visit criteria.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

    Cultural Heritage Organisations - application form

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Tasmanian museums, galleries and collections that:

    • manage publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

    Privately owned collections, federal government collections, Tasmanian Government Business Enterprises and Tasmanian Government Departments are not eligible to apply.

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions, marketing, education and public programs.

    You can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. This might include improving access to collections, the development of museums’ management policies, the care of collections and product development.

    If you are applying for funds towards a program of public activities that relates to your collection or an exhibition program, you can include operational costs.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying for funding to purchase archival materials, you will need to contact the Roving Curators before submitting an application.

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a museum and cultural heritage panel against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit.

    For more information, please visit criteria.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

    Cultural Heritage Organisations - application form

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.

    Eligibility

    Eligibility

    Tasmanian museums, galleries and collections that:

    • manage publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

    Privately owned collections, federal government collections, Tasmanian Government Business Enterprises and Tasmanian Government Departments are not eligible to apply.

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions, marketing, education and public programs.

    You can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. This might include improving access to collections, the development of museums’ management policies, the care of collections and product development.

    If you are applying for funds towards a program of public activities that relates to your collection or an exhibition program, you can include operational costs.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying for funding to purchase archival materials, you will need to contact the Roving Curators before submitting an application.

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    Applications will be assessed by a museum and cultural heritage panel against the criteria of:

    • quality
    • planning
    • benefit.

    For more information, please visit criteria.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

    Cultural Heritage Organisations - application form

    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 grants@arts.tas.gov.au

    Other information

    Sign up for Arts Tasmania’s newsletter for funding and program announcements.

    View all programs and key dates.