Up to $10,000 is available from Artsbridge for artists’ airfares to ensure they can take advantage of any artistic opportunities they may get.



Artsbridge supports individual artists, partnerships, collaborations and unincorporated groups working in any art form to take up opportunities that arise at short notice. They should be important in terms of an artist’s professional and artistic development and may be interstate or overseas.



Artsbridge provides funding for travel and/or freight expenses associated with national or overseas opportunities, up to:

  • $3,000 per person
  • $10,000 per collaboration of four or more people.

Artsbridge is a competitive program and funds are limited. It is advisable to submit your application as early as possible.


Eligible Projects

Artsbridge provides funding for travel and/or freight expenses associated with national or international opportunities. For example, you may seek investment towards the following:

  • Economy airfares
  • Ferry fares
  • Freight

You cannot apply for investment towards projects or activities that do not involve professional artists or arts workers, do not have a clearly defined arts component or that have already taken place. Some types of activities are not eligible for investment or are restricted.


Eligible Applicants

To apply for this funding you must be:

  • based in Tasmania
  • an individual artists or arts worker
  • a partnership, collaboration and other unincorporated group with at least one Tasmanian member, or
  • an arts organisations based outside of Tasmania, but running a program in Tasmania, or
  • a small museums and collections based in Tasmania.

Individuals may submit one application per calendar year as a solo artist. Arts Tasmania recognises the importance of cross-artform and collaborative practice, and will accept applications from groups or collaborations that include individuals who may have applied as solo artists in the same calendar  year.  Each group or collaboration may only apply once per calendar year.

Arts organisations may submit one Artsbridge application per year.

Previous grants recipients who have not acquitted their grants to the satisfaction of Arts Tasmania cannot apply.



Applications close 14 October 2019.


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