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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).

Applications are currently open.

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Key dates

Opens: 16 August 2021
Closes: 11 October 2021

For activities commencing after 1 July 2022.

Notification will occur within ten weeks of the closing date.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for support, organisations must:

    • be a Tasmanian museum, gallery or collection
    • Manage a publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

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

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include:

    • permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions,
    • marketing,
    • education,
    • public programs.

    Organisations can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. Including:

    • improving access to collections,
    • the development of museums’ management policies,
    • the care of collections,
    • 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.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying 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.

    For more information on assessment, please visit how decisions are made.

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

    Applications must be submitted before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Material sent after the closing date will not be considered.

    Apply now

    Help with your application

    You are encouraged to talk to Arts Tasmania’s grants team about your application before the closing date.

    Please contact us before the closing date if you cannot submit an application online.

    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

    To be eligible for support, organisations must:

    • be a Tasmanian museum, gallery or collection
    • Manage a publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

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

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include:

    • permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions,
    • marketing,
    • education,
    • public programs.

    Organisations can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. Including:

    • improving access to collections,
    • the development of museums’ management policies,
    • the care of collections,
    • 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.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying 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.

    For more information on assessment, please visit how decisions are made.

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

    Applications must be submitted before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Material sent after the closing date will not be considered.

    Apply now

    Help with your application

    You are encouraged to talk to Arts Tasmania’s grants team about your application before the closing date.

    Please contact us before the closing date if you cannot submit an application online.

    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

    To be eligible for support, organisations must:

    • be a Tasmanian museum, gallery or collection
    • Manage a publicly owned, publicly accessible, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks; and,
    • have (or are working towards) regular opening hours.

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

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

    What can I apply for?

    Activities may include:

    • permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions,
    • marketing,
    • education,
    • public programs.

    Organisations can also apply for support to improve professional management of collections. Including:

    • improving access to collections,
    • the development of museums’ management policies,
    • the care of collections,
    • 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.

    Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.

    Archival materials

    If you are applying 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.

    For more information on assessment, please visit how decisions are made.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    Applications must be submitted before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

    Material sent after the closing date will not be considered.

    Apply now

    Help with your application

    You are encouraged to talk to Arts Tasmania’s grants team about your application before the closing date.

    Please contact us before the closing date if you cannot submit an application online.

    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.