Lift Off! TMAG's Festival for Children and Young People


Lift Off! 2022 Artist in Residence Commission 

The Lift Off! Artist in Residence (AIR) Commission is an initiative of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) as part of our annual Children’s Festival, Lift Off! The project will culminate in a temporary art installation as part of the 2022 Lift Off! Festival (27 to 30 April) to be installed at a location in or around Dunn Place, TMAG’s City site on the Hobart waterfront.

The commission consists of the following elements:

$15 000 for the creation of the artwork, to include materials and artists fees. To be managed by the artist as per the scope of work agreed to in the Artists Contract
$3 000 For installation costs to be scoped by the artist but managed by TMAG (Lift Off! Festival) in close consultation with the artist
$2 000 For video documentation to be managed by TMAG (Lift Off! Festival) in close consultation with the artist

Applications are due Monday 4 October, 2021.

View the Artist Brief here, and submit your EOI using the form here.

Contact Veronica Marshall, TMAG's Program Delivery Officer (Learning) for more information at or phone (03) 6165 7066.



Lift Off! 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us for the fabulous four days and one evening of Lift Off! here at TMAG. There was sun, wind and rain but most important there were many smiling little faces and lots of fun to be had.

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Lift Off! program


Festival at Home

Make your own Tiny Home from Home!

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’s new children’s exhibition mapiya lumi | around here features different homes from around here, including homes for people and homes for animals. Create and decorate your own special tiny home using materials from around your own home!

Download the instruction sheet here.


Past Festival Programs


Here are the programs from the previous festivals:


TMAG CF 2019 CF Program 2017 CF Program 2018 CF Program 2019