Welcome to the Department of Arts and Museums

The Department of Arts and Museums (DoAM) brings together cultural and collecting institutions from across the Territory, as well as the Territory’s film office and the arts funding and development branch.

The Department is responsible for protecting and providing access to the Territory’s scientific and cultural asset collections and assisting the community to care for, and make best use of, these assets for research and to create educational, recreation and commercial opportunities.

Latest News

  • TaikOz’s Crimson Sky at Araluen

    TaikOz’s Crimson Sky at Araluen

    13 October 2014  | Departmental Release

    Australia's world-acclaimed taiko drumming ensemble, TaikOz, will present a stunning new work at the Araluen Arts Centre on Friday, 24 October.

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  • Alice Springs to host Cultural Ministers meeting

    Alice Springs to host Cultural Ministers meeting

    8 October 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Alice Springs will this week host the annual meeting of Australia's Arts and Cultural Ministers.

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  • Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Kinship at Araluen

    Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Kinship at Araluen

    6 October 2014  | Departmental Release

    As part of its 25th anniversary celebrations in 2014, internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Theatre will present Kinship at the Araluen Arts Centre on Friday, 17 October.

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  • Northern Territory Library Upgrades

    Northern Territory Library Upgrades

    3 October 2014  | Departmental Release

    The entrance to the Northern Territory Library (NTL) within Parliament House is set for an upgrade.

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  • George Chaloupka Fellowship Applications Now Open

    George Chaloupka Fellowship Applications Now Open

    26 September 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is calling for applications for the 2014-2015 George Chaloupka Fellowship, named in honour of renowned rock art historian and MAGNT Curator Emeritus Dr George Chaloupka OAM.

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  • Applications now open for arts funding

    Applications now open for arts funding

    18 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan has invited Northern Territory artists to apply for a share of $135,000 to fund future projects.

    "The second round of the Northern Territory Arts Grants Program is now open and I encourage all   Territory artists, non-profit organisations and community members to apply for funding to help see their ideas become a reality," said Mr Conlan.

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