This program offers multi-year operational support to museums, galleries and collections delivering 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 project or program funding see Cultural Heritage Organisations.
Tasmanian museums, galleries and collections that manage publicly owned, permanent collections of movable cultural heritage objects or artworks.
Museums, galleries and collections must
- be open to the public for regular hours
- employ one or more collections professionals
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?
You can apply for up to four years of funding towards the operational costs of a public program which relates to your collection or an exhibition program.
Activities may include permanent, temporary or touring exhibitions, education and public programs, the employment of professional museum or gallery staff, marketing and administration costs.
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.
Equipment cannot be covered by grant funds.
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 (multi-year) - application form
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.