Hobart is a city of creative thinkers – a city where past, present and future cluster together, a place that connects creative people, incubates and tests creative ideas.
Download the Creative Hobart brochure here.(PDF, 454KB)
The City of Hobart launched its cultural strategy – Creative Hobart – in June 2013 in response to Hobart’s strong traditions in craft and design, the performing arts, music and literature, and growing recognition nationally and internationally.
Our Community Development Grants Program supports a range of projects initiated by Hobart’s creative community, residents and businesses.
The City of Hobart owns properties including open bushland, heritage spaces, and little-known underground venues. Moody basements, ornate ballrooms and open parklands are just some of the venues available for artistic and cultural use.
Hobart's arts organisations, such as theatre companies, galleries, and festival and service providers, are major contributors to Hobart’s reputation as an inspired and inspiring place to live, work and visit.
If you want to promote your events to residents and visitors of Hobart, you have a range of options available to you.
Creative Hobart e-news offers a snapshot of current and upcoming projects, what’s on around town, new ideas and inspirations.
Information regarding the Creative Hobart Grants program, one of the streams of the Community Development Grants program.
The City of Hobart wants to Hobart readily and simply available for local, national and international screen production.
While 2020's Ability to Create exhibition has had to be postponed due to COVID-19, we take a look back at the many wonderful exhibitions held over the past six years.
16 Elizabeth Street Hobart
Mon–Fri, 8.15 am – 5.15 pm
03 6238 2711
Town Hall, Macquarie Street Hobart
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001
The City of Hobart acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of lutruwita, Tasmania. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to their Elders past, present and emerging.