Exhibition Development Fund 2020

The Exhibition Development Fund supports the Victorian arts sector with grants of up to $10,000 to Victorian arts organisations to develop new exhibitions of contemporary art, craft or design with the potential to tour with NETS Victoria.

Past recipients include:

Central Goldfields Art Gallery for Ngardang Girri Kalat Mimini
Arts Project Australia for FEM-aFINNITY, touring in 2020 with NETS Victoria
Shepparton Art Museum for Craftivism, currently on tour with NETS Victoria

Applications should be made using the supplied form. Applicants should make sure they have carefully read the Exhibition Development Fund Guidelines and eligibility criteria.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the NETS Victoria office on or +61 3 8662 1507 to speak about their proposal prior to submitting. We encourage applicants to seek feedback as they are writing their application from NETS Victoria staff. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us. If you are an independent curator/artist or facilitator NETS Victoria is happy to provide introductions to suitable public galleries for your application

The EDF is devolved annually. The NETS Victoria Board of Management reviews all applications and the successful proposals will be announced and funds distributed within three months.

Applications open Monday 2 March 2020

Applications close Monday 11 May 2020

Click for: EDF 2020 Application Form

Click for: Guidelines EDF 2020



Craftivism Hiromi Tango Amygdala (Fireworks) 2016
neon and mixed media
120 x 140 x 40 cm
Image courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney/Singapore © the artist
Installation view Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery