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

  • Desert Mob hits Alice Springs

    Desert Mob hits Alice Springs

    29 August 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Almost 300 works from 31 art centres have arrived at the Araluen Art Centre in Alice Springs ahead of next week's annual Desert Mob exhibition.

    "For lovers of art, Alice Springs is the place to be next week with a feast of events on offer at the Desert Mob exhibition, which is one of the highlights on Central Australia's calendar," said Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan.

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  • Danie Mellor: Exotic Lies Sacred Ties

    Danie Mellor: Exotic Lies Sacred Ties

    28 August 2014  | Departmental Release

    Award-winning Queensland artist Danie Mellor will bring his touring exhibition Exotic Lies Sacred Ties to the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) this weekend.

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  • Nominations Called for the Bob Plasto Screen Award

    Nominations Called for the Bob Plasto Screen Award

    25 August 2014  | Departmental Release

    Screen Territory is callingfor nominations from Northern Territory screen industry practitioners for theannual Bob Plasto Screen Award.

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  • Darwin Festival winds up with water spectacular

    Darwin Festival winds up with water spectacular

    21 August 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The Darwin Festival will finish on a high this weekend with the internationally acclaimed Vietnamese Water Puppets taking over the Darwin Waterfront for four free shows starting tonight.

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  • NT Indigenous talent shines on national stage

    NT Indigenous talent shines on national stage

    15 August 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Community Services Bess Price has congratulated the winners of this year's National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA).

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  • New book to mark 40th anniversary of Cyclone Tracy

    New book to mark 40th anniversary of Cyclone Tracy

    12 August 2014  | Ministerial Release

    A new bookabout Cyclone Tracy will be launched this week ahead of the 40th anniversary ofthe disaster in December this year.

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