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

  • Dark Science

    Dark Science

    28 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    Please find attached a Screen Territory and NITV joint media release about a new Micro-Docs Science Documentary Initiative called Dark Science.
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  • Opera Australia at Araluen Arts Centre

    Opera Australia at Araluen Arts Centre

    27 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    The Magic Flute has received a makeover by Opera Australia, becoming an Indiana Jones inspired tale of adventure with its next stop at the Araluen Arts Centre.

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  • Cranky Bear at Araluen Arts Centre

    Cranky Bear at Araluen Arts Centre

    24 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    Patch Theatre Company brings Territory artist Nick Bland's popular children's picture book The Very Cranky Bear to life at the Araluen Arts Centre.

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  • Mustering up some music at Adelaide River

    Mustering up some music at Adelaide River

    16 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    Adelaide River will rock on this coming weekend.

    It's the fourth year of the Adelaide River Music Muster which focuses on local music and dance acts.

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  • Valuable collection from former Lord Mayor

    Valuable collection from former Lord Mayor

    14 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    A unique look at life in Darwin from 1961 to 1989 has been unveiled at the Northern Territory Library.

    The Dr Ella Stack Collection has been generously donated by the former Lord Mayor and is the complete collection of her personal papers and research materials from nearly three decades of professional and community life in Darwin.

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  • Two Territorians the Ones to Watch

    Two Territorians the Ones to Watch

    9 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Emerging Territory film producers Alex Kelly and Timothy Parish have been chosen to participate in the Screen Producers Australia program Ones to Watch.

    The selective mentoring program aims to guide and nurture the next wave of Australia's talented producers.

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