$1 million to support touring exhibitions in regional Australia
26 June 2017
The Turnbull Government has announced
$1 million to support 17 exhibitions through the National Collecting
Institutions Touring and Outreach (NCITO) program in 2017-18.
The funding will assist nine
national collecting institutions to tour major exhibitions so that all
Australians, particularly in regional and remote areas, can experience high
quality art and cultural collections.
Projects to be delivered in 2017 and
Australian National Maritime Museum’s exhibition The Art of Science: Baudin’s voyagers 1800–1804.
National Museum of Australia’s Happy
Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years exhibition.
Two National Gallery of Australia’s exhibitions, Abstract Woman: Australian women abstraction
artists and Defying Empire: 3rd
National Indigenous Triennial.
collaboration between the National Portrait Gallery and the National Film and
Sound Archive called Starstruck, an
exhibition exploring Australia’s feature-film industry through portraiture.
Funding will also support the
development of four new exhibitions for future touring:
National Museum of Australia’s Midawarr –
Harvest: wild food and art in an Arnhem Land flood plain (working title).
National Library of Australia’s Cook 2018
National Gallery of Australia’s The
Bundanon Trust’s Arthur Boyd: The
The NCITO program provides up
to $1 million each year to assist national collecting institutions to develop
and tour exhibitions across Australia.
The full list of recipients and
more information on the program is available at: arts.gov.au/ncito