Welcome to the Friends of TMAG

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery collects, houses and safeguards our natural and cultural heritage and provides an insight into other cultures.

The Friends of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery was founded back in 1982. We assist TMAG in whatever way we can. Each year we present a varied program of events to bring people through the doors. We also support TMAG’s curators and collections by donating funds to assist with purchases. 

The Friends of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is a member of the Australian Federation of Friends of Museums (AFFM) and the World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM).

From our President

Friends members, thank you for your support over the past year. Your membership is now due and we hope that you will continue your support by renewing for another year.

Please log in to start the renewal process. You may see a message at the bottom right of your screen: click on the link or use the Join Us button at the top of the page.

If you have a family or business membership bundle, only the main member (or bundle administrator) needs to renew. All associated memberships will renew automatically once this is done and there is no need to separately renew individual family members.

If you have joined the Friends since January 2016, you can relax: your membership won't be due for renewal until July 2017.

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Join us

Joining the Friends will reward you in many ways. Here are just some of them:
  • Get to know your museum and art gallery, including behind-the-scenes tours.
  • Immerse yourself in TMAG exhibitions, with insights from TMAG curators and other experts.
  • Enjoy access to the TMAG Members’ Lounge, where TMAG Café staff will serve you meals and drinks.
  • Expand your horizons with Friends events at TMAG and further afield.
  • Hear first-hand about artists’ inspiration and scientists’ discoveries.
  • Assist TMAG through the purchase of needed items by the Friends.
  • Attend social events and meet like-minded people.
  • Follow your passions, and discover something new as well.
  • Attend talks by experts across TMAG’s range of art, science and history.
  • Receive member discounts at the TMAG Shop, Café and many other museums and art galleries around Australia and overseas.
  • Make new friends with the Friends.

Become a member today

Donate to support TMAG

We are very grateful for members’ generosity in making donations. These add to our capacity to assist TMAG through the purchase of needed items. 

You can make a direct donation by using the form on the right – simply enter the amount and any thoughts or comments you'd like to add, and click Pay – you can pay online using your debit or credit card via Paypal.

You can also donate any time by sending a cheque to our address. Please include a note to tell us that it's a donation and include your details so we can send a reciept.

All donations over $2 will receive a receipt for tax purposes.

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