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.
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.
The performance showcases the ancient art of traditional Vietnamese puppets as they walk on water. It is one of five international acts secured as a result of the Giles Government's increased investment in this year's Darwin Festival.- Read More
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.- Read More
8 August 2014 | Ministerial Release
Queensland artist Tony Albert has been awarded Australia's most prestigious Indigenous art prize for his confronting series of photos that reveals the strong connection to community by young Indigenous men living in Sydney, at the 31st Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award.- Read More