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.
The Territory Government is developing a comprehensive Arts and Cultural Policy and Territorians are urged to be inspired and get involved. For forum dates/times and a copy of the Discussion Paper and the online survey please visit: www.artsandmuseums.nt.gov.au/corporate/arts-and-cultural-policy
5 February 2016 | Departmental Release
Please be advised the Araluen Arts Centre has re-opened.
The Centre was closed for a short period of time due to a small electrical fire in the plant room.
There has been no damage to the collections or buildings and it is pleasing to see the Centre re-opened.- Read More
1 February 2016 | News Story
Chief Minister Adam Giles today unveiled a five star Australian music line up for the 14th annual People's Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival.
The 12 hour BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival will be held at the Darwin Botanic Gardens Amphitheatre on Saturday 21 May 2016.Read More
1 February 2016 | Departmental Release
Please be advised that the Araluen Cultural Precinct is open today.
The Araluen Arts Centre will remain closed.
The small electrical fire that occurred over the weekend has damaged the electrical services and has affected the air-conditioning system.
To rectify, equipment has been express ordered and installation is expected this week.
Until the works are complete, there will be no air-conditioning in the Arts Centre.
There has been no damage to the collections or buildings from the fire.
The Arts Centre is expected to reopen later in the week. We apologise for any inconvenience.- Read More
21 January 2016 | Departmental Release
Applications are open for Territory based filmmakers to take part in the intensive three-day development program REALISTOR.
Screen Territory Director Penelope McDonald said REALISATOR is a development program unique to Screen Territory that has been offered to Territory filmmakers since 2010.- Read More
15 January 2016 | Ministerial Release
More than $83,500 in grants to support the development of Territory documentary and drama projects, and production finance has been distributed to local filmmakers.
The Screen Grants Advisory Panel has recommended support to 10 projects for Screen Territory’s second grants round.- Read More