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

  • Kristy O’Brien Receives the Ones to Watch Internship

    Kristy O’Brien Receives the Ones to Watch Internship

    25 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    Screen Territory would like to congratulate emerging documentary producer Kristy O'Brien who received the Ones to Watch Internship at the Screen Producers Australia Awards in Melbourne last night.

    - Read More

  • Warlayirti The Art of Balgo at Araluen Art Centre

    Warlayirti The Art of Balgo at Araluen Art Centre

    21 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    Warlayirti The Art of Balgo,an exhibition from one of the most successful art centres to emerge from a remote Australian area, will open at the Araluen Art Centre on Friday, 28 November.

    - Read More

  • Community invited to help develop new Arts and Cultural Policy

    Community invited to help develop new Arts and Cultural Policy

    20 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Northern Territory Government is seeking expressions of interest from members of the community to help develop a new Northern Territory Arts and Cultural Policy.

    "This new policy will help guide us to grow and develop our vibrant arts and cultural sector in the Northern Territory and help promote our great Territory stories to the rest of the world," said Minister for Arts and Museums Matt Conlan.

    - Read More

  • 28th Annual Eric Johnston Lecture

    28th Annual Eric Johnston Lecture

    17 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    Charles Darwin University Professor Andrew Campbell is set to deliver this year's 28th Annual Eric Johnston Lecture at Northern Territory Library on Thursday night.

    - Read More

  • Evolution: A Disrespective by Rob Brown

    Evolution: A Disrespective by Rob Brown

    14 November 2014  | Departmental Release

    A new exhibition featuring one of Darwin's most popularand irreverent artists is set to open at the Museum and Art Gallery of theNorthern Territory (MAGNT) this afternoon.

    - Read More

  • Arnhem Land arts centre celebrates 25th anniversary

    Arnhem Land arts centre celebrates 25th anniversary

    1 November 2014  | Ministerial Release

    An arts centre in West Arnhem Land that started out as a Duke of Edinburgh Awards project, will today celebrate its 25th anniversary since opening its doors in 1989.

    The Indigenous-owned and governed Injalak Arts and Crafts Association in Gunbalanya showcases works from over 300 local artists and weavers and has been an important employer and source of externally generated income for the community over many years.

    - Read More

View more news