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About us

Arts Tasmania is the government agency responsible for policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania and for the development of the arts industry and movable cultural heritage sector. It is part of the Department of State Growth.

Arts Tasmania's core responsibilities each year is to administer grants and loans.

Its industry development work aims to increase the capacity of the arts and movable cultural heritage sectors and the viability of cultural careers through a number of strategic initiatives and a range of programs.

Our vision is for a robust, diverse, vibrant arts sector in Tasmania which is valued by Tasmanians and is nationally and internationally recognised.


Arts Tasmania offers the following programs to assist artists and arts organisations.

Funding and investment

Industry development