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.
31 October 2014 | Ministerial Release
Leaders in arts, culture, education and business will gather in Darwin today for a new major international knowledge sharing and cultural event.
Trading Ideas: Creative Investment between the Northern Territory and Asia Pacific will take place from 31 October to 1 November at the Darwin Entertainment Centre.- Read More
30 October 2014 | Ministerial Release
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) has received its first significant philanthropic donation since becoming an independent statutory authority on 1 July this year.
"I am delighted to announce that MAGNT received notice earlier this week that it has secured a $125,000 grant from the Gordon Darling Foundation in Melbourne to support the research and production of its Papunya exhibition that is scheduled to open in 2017," said Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan.- Read More
24 October 2014 | Departmental Release
Northern Territory filmmakers will have the opportunity to create a documentary on an NT based visual artist for ABC Arts Online as part of a new joint initiative, Art X *North.- Read More