Arts Tasmania

Arts Tasmania is responsible for policy, planning, strategic development and funding of the arts in Tasmania. Arts Tasmania strives for a progressive, supportive and flexible partnership with the arts industry by facilitating, advocating and enabling creativity, innovation, cultural excellence and quality arts practice in the state. Arts Tasmania provides leadership, advice and advocacy for the arts in government policy. Arts Tasmania is a division of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts. arts@work is the industry development unit of Arts Tasmania. Its brief is to increase the capacity of the arts sector and the viability of a career in the arts in Tasmania. It does this through strategic initiatives and a range of programs including the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme, the Corporate Art Scheme, ARTBIKES, a professional development program and projects such as smart map tasmania and the COLLECT Art Purchase Scheme that encourage national and international export.