Tasmanian Regional Arts (TRA) builds vibrant communities through arts and cultural development. TRA works with artists, our branch network, affiliates and a wide range of organisations and communities to support the development, presentation and promotion of the arts throughout Tasmania.
Tasmanian Regional Arts is the peak organisation for regional arts, and community arts and cultural development in Tasmania.
Tasmania's premier portraiture award for aspiring emerging Tasmanian artists aged 30 and under will open at the Long Gallery, Hobart on Saturday, 20 September. Winners announced Friday, 19 September. Exhibition runs till Saturday, 5 October. Open Mon-Sun 10-4.
Don't miss it!
The prize is open to artists across many disciplines and is the result of a highly successful partnership between RACT Insurance, Clemenger Tasmania and Tasmanian Regional Arts.
Click here for more information.
For all details about available Regional Arts Fund Grants please see our Funding page.
Contact TRA to discuss travel assistance for artists, arts workers, and presenters to attend the largest arts conference and gathering in Australia. 16-19 October 2014 is the date, Kalgoorlie the venue. Come along and participate!
Based at the TRA office in Latrobe, Danielle Rodgers will be responsible for the general administration of TRA for the remainder of the year. Branches and affiliated organisations can expect to hear from Danielle soon. In the meantime, if you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at danie...@tasregionalarts.org.au or on 6426 2344.
Please note all staff work part time. The office will be open Tuesday to Friday 9am-5pm and closed on Mondays.
Well done to the 45 finalists in the 2014 Bendigo Bank Material Girl art award. Photos of the winners are on the Material Girl website. You can also download the catalogue for details of all the works.
A selection of the 2014 works are now touring to regional areas. Tours include Smithton, Deloraine and Queenstown. For all details see the 2014 Touring Exhibitions on the Material Girl website.
Further tours may be booked around the state, so stay tuned!
The Executive Summary of Peter Matthews recent statewide strategic review of TRA is now available. Please click here to access your copy.
Tasmanian Regional Arts (TRA) provides its members, affiliates and the broader regional community with a range of resources and publications.
These resources have been collated to support TRA branch activity, celebrate the achievements of specific projects undertaken by TRA and its members and provide advice and inspiration.
Many resources are downloadable PDF files viewable with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Most resources are accessible in both hard copy and on line. Download the latest Branch Manual, E-newsletter, the Annual Report and other resources.
Not all of TRA's resources are virtual: TRA's staff, board and membership possess a wealth of information and advice.