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.
15 April 2015 | Ministerial Release
The Giles Government is creating a brand new cultural institution for the Territory, unveiling plans for a dedicated visual art gallery in Darwin's historic Chan Building.
Chief Minister Adam Giles and Arts Minister Gary Higgins joined Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) board chair, Allan Myers AO QC, to announce the $18.3 million project.- Read More
12 April 2015 | Ministerial Release- Read More
The Northern Territory Library has a new plan.
Arts and Museums Minister Gary Higgins has released the library's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan which is the result of an extensive community and stakeholder consultation process.
12 April 2015 | Ministerial Release
The Northern Territory Library has a new plan.Arts and Museums Minister Gary Higgins has released the library's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan which is the result of an extensive community and stakeholder consultation process. - Read More
3 April 2015 | Ministerial Release- Read More
Territory filmmakers have until 24 April to apply for Screen Territory's REALISATOR 2015 program.
Arts Minister Gary Higgins said the program offers local filmmakers the chance to develop their skills through documentary and factual projects.