The Dobell Exhibition Grant program provides financial assistance towards the development of new, curated
exhibitions of visual arts at regional galleries in New South Wales.
The program aims to support high quality exhibitions that speak to a broad audience across NSW. To assist in
expanding appreciation for the visual arts, the proposed exhibition should be supported by innovative public and
education programs that creatively engage both artists and the community.
The Dobell Exhibition Grant aims to promote and encourage the development of audiences for visual art, provide
support for associated educational and community programs and recognizes the artist’s involvement as critical to
Proposals to the program that significantly support artists, extend public appreciation and engagement with the
visual arts and expand curatorial skills and creativity are highly encouraged and prioritised.
Two amounts available: $30,000 or $10,000
Closing date: 1 September 2022, 5.00pm
There are two categories $30,000 and $10,000 – applicants should select which amount they would like to apply for depending on the scale of their project and support required.
The proposed project must commence after 1 January 2023 Projects must conclude by 31 December 2024.
Proposed touring projects may extend beyond this date.
The Dobell Exhibition Grant program is supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation and managed by
Museums & Galleries of NSW.