Art Acquisition – Biennial

Project Name:                    Art Acquisition – Biennial

Proposed Status:               Purchase 2020/21

Previous Status:                 No change, annual allocation

Proposed Budget:              $15,000

Project Objective:              Asset addition

Project Justification:        Historically, the Gallery has been provided an acquisitions budget that has biennially been allocated to Tidal City of Devonport Art Award. The acquisition budget assists the Gallery develop its Permanent Collection of contemporary Tasmanian art, with all acquisition requests being endorsed by the Devonport Regional Gallery Advisory Board.

The Permanent Collection provides a vital resource to develop and curate exhibitions for the Gallery’s annual program. The Collection is traditionally classed as a cultural asset, and therefore non depreciating.

Project Scope:                  Complete acquisition of new collection item




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