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

  • Filmmakers and Artists Announced for Art X *North

    Filmmakers and Artists Announced for Art X *North

    9 December 2014  | Departmental Release

    Screen Territory and ABC Arts have selected the filmmakers and artists who will be showcased in the new documentary series, Art X *North.

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  • Applications Now Open for NT History Grants

    Applications Now Open for NT History Grants

    28 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Northern Territory Archives Service (NTAS) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014 Northern Territory History Grants are now open.

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  • Stellar line-up for 2015 Araluen program

    Stellar line-up for 2015 Araluen program

    28 November 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The 2015 Araluen Arts Centre program has been launched today with a stellar line-up featuring a number of national performances including from the Sydney Dance Company, Opera Australia and the Bell Shakespeare Company.

    "The Araluen Arts Centre is the cultural hub of Alice Springs and 2015 looks like shaping up as another fantastic year with a jam-packed program of local and national performances," said Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan. - Read More

  • Kristy O’Brien Receives the Ones to Watch Internship

    Kristy O’Brien Receives the Ones to Watch Internship

    25 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    Screen Territory would like to congratulate emerging documentary producer Kristy O'Brien who received the Ones to Watch Internship at the Screen Producers Australia Awards in Melbourne last night.

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  • Warlayirti The Art of Balgo at Araluen Art Centre

    Warlayirti The Art of Balgo at Araluen Art Centre

    21 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    Warlayirti The Art of Balgo,an exhibition from one of the most successful art centres to emerge from a remote Australian area, will open at the Araluen Art Centre on Friday, 28 November.

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  • Community invited to help develop new Arts and Cultural Policy

    Community invited to help develop new Arts and Cultural Policy

    20 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Northern Territory Government is seeking expressions of interest from members of the community to help develop a new Northern Territory Arts and Cultural Policy.

    "This new policy will help guide us to grow and develop our vibrant arts and cultural sector in the Northern Territory and help promote our great Territory stories to the rest of the world," said Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan.

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