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Arts Tasmania

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Commissions

Program

Corporate Art Scheme

The Corporate Art Scheme focuses on the commissioning of world-class artworks for a range of clients including local and Federal governments and private developers.

Public art - Open commissions

Arts Tasmania manages public art commissions for the state government

Programs for individuals and groups

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.
Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Artsbridge

Support towards opportunities interstate or overseas, or assistance to bring national and international arts professionals to Tasmania.
Open5 February 2021

1 May 2021

16 August 2021
22 March 2021

5 July 2021

11 October 2021
Arts Recovery Support Initiative

The Arts Recovery Support Initiative is the first of a suite of programs to be delivered as part of the $2.5 million Arts and Cultural Support Fund.
Open12 January 202115 February 2021

Community Arts and Cultural Development (individuals and groups)

Supports Tasmanian artists to partner with communities to develop and deliver community arts and cultural development (CACD) activities with and for communities.

Closed1 May 20215 July 2021

Education Residencies

Residencies in an educational environment working alongside teachers and students.

Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Individuals and groups

Funding for artists to realise creative activities.

Closed1 May 20215 July 2021

New work for new markets

Support for Tasmanian artist and arts organisations to research or create new work for new markets.

Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Low-interest loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Open5 February 2021

16 August 2021
22 March 2021

11 October 2021

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Closed16 August 202111 October 2021

Tasmanian Residencies

Artist residencies at locations across Tasmania.

Closed16 August 202111 October 2020

The Vita Brown Bequest Bursary

Small grants for emerging or returning artists to buy materials.

Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Programs for organisations

ProgramStatusOpensCloses

Aboriginal Arts Program

Arts activities by Aboriginal artists and organisations.

Closed 5 February 2021 22 March 2021

Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

Supports Tasmanian commercial galleries to represent local artists at key national markets.

Closed To be advised To be advised

Artsbridge

Assistance to bring national and international arts professionals to Tasmania.

Closed5 February 2021

1 May 2021

16 August 2021
22 March 2021

5 July 2021

11 October 2021
Arts Recovery Support Initiative

The Arts Recovery Support Initiative is the first of a suite of programs to be delivered as part of the $2.5 million Arts and Cultural Support Fund.
Open12 January 202115 February 2021

Community Arts and Cultural Development (arts organisations)

Supports Tasmanian arts organisations to partner with communities to develop and deliver community arts and cultural development activities with and for communities.

Closed1 May 20215 July 2021

Community Arts and Cultural Development (Local Government)

Supports Tasmanian councils to partner with Tasmanian artists and arts organisations to deliver community arts and cultural development activities with and for their communities.

Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Cultural Heritage Organisations

Support for museums, galleries and collections that preserve Tasmania's movable cultural heritage.

Closed 14 August 2021 11 October 2021

Cultural Heritage Organisations (multi-year)

Multi-year operational support for museums, galleries and collections that preserve Tasmania's movable cultural heritage.

Closed 16 August 202111 October 2021

Low-interest loans

Low-interest loans for artists and arts organisations.

Closed5 February 2021

16 August 2021
22 March 2021

11 October 2021

New work for new markets

Support for Tasmanian artist and arts organisations to research or create new work for new markets.

Open5 February 202122 March 2021

Roving Curators

Time with museum professionals to assist with the curation and management of public and community collections, art galleries and museums.

Closed 16 August 2021 11 October 2021

Organisations

Funding for organisations to deliver arts activities.

Closed 1 May 2021 5 July 2021

Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme

Mentorships to develop the capacity of young Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Closed 16 August 202111 October 2021

Youth Arts Organisations

This fund is to support activities that actively engage young people (aged twenty five years and under) to develop their creative skills and capacities, and enhance their social health and wellbeing.

Closed 1 May 2021 5 July 2021