Aboriginal Arts Program TAS

The Aboriginal Arts Program provides Aboriginal artists and art organisations with opportunities for professional development to stimulate Aboriginal art forms and practices.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Various programs and opportunities are available.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian Aboriginal artists and art organisations.


Arts Tasmania's Aboriginal Arts Program supports arts, projects and activities by Aboriginal artists and groups that encourage modern, traditional and non-traditional Aboriginal art forms and practice.

The program focuses on providing chances for professional growth through mentorships, fellowships and projects that show strong developmental content.

Opportunities may include:

  • creative growth projects
  • the presentation of your work
  • skills growth
  • professional growth
  • business growth
  • mentorships - for new and early career artists and arts workers
  • fellowships - for mid-career and established artists and arts workers

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be:

  • an Aboriginal artist
  • a recognised Aboriginal organisation that is legally constituted
  • an arts organisation applying for an Aboriginal specific project

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Aboriginal Arts Program.

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