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The funding, which is administered by Art On The Move through the Regional Exhibition Touring Boost (RETB), provides regional galleries in Western Australia with improved capacity and infrastructure to host visual art exhibitions and artist activities.

The Public Regional Galleries Improvement Fund will continue to create more opportunities for regional Western Australians to engage with visual arts, by increasing the ability of regional galleries to support more touring exhibitions in regional towns and communities.

Cannery Arts Centre in Esperance has remarked how the RETB funding has supported 'one of the most captivating and popular exhibitions we have ever had'.

The RETB is an $8 million election commitment and is delivered by Art On The Move and the Art Gallery of WA, is managed by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, and supported by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

The 2021 grants round resulted in funding to the following 11 organisations across regional WA:


Page reviewed 27 February 2023