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

  • Applications now open for arts funding

    Applications now open for arts funding

    18 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan has invited Northern Territory artists to apply for a share of $135,000 to fund future projects.

    "The second round of the Northern Territory Arts Grants Program is now open and I encourage all   Territory artists, non-profit organisations and community members to apply for funding to help see their ideas become a reality," said Mr Conlan.

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  • Steven McGregor Receives Bob Plasto Screen Award

    Steven McGregor Receives Bob Plasto Screen Award

    17 September 2014  | Departmental Release

    Screen Territory Director Penelope McDonald tonight announced Mr Steven McGregor as the recipient of the 2014 Bob Plasto Screen Award at the opening of the Darwin International Film Festival.

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  • Darwin 40 years on from Cyclone Tracy

    Darwin 40 years on from Cyclone Tracy

    9 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The Northern Territory Government has unveiled a range of events and a new website to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy over the next six months.

    "The 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy is an opportunity to reflect on the Territory's resilience and community spirit, as well as how far Darwin has come since the Cyclone hit," Chief Minister Adam Giles said.

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  • Budding filmmakers chance to shine

    Budding filmmakers chance to shine

    5 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Territory filmmakers and screen organisations can now apply for a share of more than $300,000 in funding under the Territory Government's Screen Grants Program.

    "Applications to this year's screen grants program are now open and I encourage all film makers and film organisations to get involved," 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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