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

  • We say yeah-yeah to Yaye’s

    We say yeah-yeah to Yaye’s

    22 May 2015  | Ministerial Release

    There will soon be another reason for visitors to call in at the Araluen Cultural Precinct in Alice Springs with the opening of a new café.

    "This is a great initiative which will help draw more crowds to the well regarded Araluen Cultural Precinct in Alice Springs," Chief Minister Adam Giles said.

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  • Wayne Eager: Desert Works

    Wayne Eager: Desert Works

    19 May 2015  | Departmental Release

    Nationally renowned Alice Springs based artist Wayne Eager is set to exhibit at the Araluen Arts Centre after a 14 year hiatus.

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  • The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory – moving forward

    The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory – moving forward

    11 May 2015  | Ministerial Release

    A museum executive with years of experience has been named the new director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

    Marcus Schutenko will begin in the role next week. His most recent role has been as the CEO of the Museum of Chinese Australian History in Melbourne.

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  • YES, IT’S REAL! Legendary Covers from the NT News

    YES, IT’S REAL! Legendary Covers from the NT News

    1 May 2015  | Departmental Release

    A new exhibition featuring covers from the NT News is set to open at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) on Saturday 2 May.

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  • A beautiful Seabreeze

    A beautiful Seabreeze

    1 May 2015  | Ministerial Release

    One of the Top End's first community festivals of the Dry Season kicks off tomorrow with a packed program of entertainment.

    The annual Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival continues to celebrate the diversity, talents and creativity of the Darwin community.

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  • Dewayne Everettsmith And Sietta Set To Perform in Alice Springs

    Dewayne Everettsmith And Sietta Set To Perform in Alice Springs

    28 April 2015  | Departmental Release

    Tasmanian singer songwriter Dewayne Everettsmith is set to take the stage at Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs for the first time next month.

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