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

  • Ron Talbot’s <em>New Views</em> at Araluen Arts Centre

    Ron Talbot’s New Views at Araluen Arts Centre

    28 March 2014  | Departmental Release

    An innovative exhibition by much-awarded artist Ron Talbot will open at the Araluen Art Centre Friday 4 April.

    Director of the Araluen Arts Centre, Mr Tim Rollason said the New Views exhibition will revisit many of the scenes featured in Talbot’s 2010 East to West exhibition, in a fresh and inventive style that Talbot is renowned for.

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  • Closing Date for 31st Telstra Art Award Entries Fast Approaching

    Closing Date for 31st Telstra Art Award Entries Fast Approaching

    18 March 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) and Telstra are encouraging Indigenous artists to enter the 31st Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA) before entries close this Friday, 21 March 2013.
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  • Grants to uncover NT history

    Grants to uncover NT history

    16 March 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The story behind the Darwin Golf Club, an insight into one of the founding families of Alice Springs and a pictorial history of the Northern Territory as captured by the NT News are just some of the projects being funded by the Northern Territory Government’s History Grants program.
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  • NT in the running for Australia's favourite Library

    NT in the running for Australia's favourite Library

    14 March 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The Northern Territory Library is among five NT Libraries in the running to be crowned Australia’s favourite library. - Read More

  • Iain Campbell’s Reflections at Araluen Arts Centre

    Iain Campbell’s Reflections at Araluen Arts Centre

    7 March 2014  | Departmental Release

    A retrospective exhibition of works from long-term Alice Springs resident and prolific painter, Iain Campbell, will open at the Araluen Art Centre Friday 14 March.

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  • MAGNT focuses on contemporary Australian art with <em>string theory</em>

    MAGNT focuses on contemporary Australian art with string theory

    6 March 2014  | Departmental Release

    An exhibition that brings together Aboriginal artists who work with expanded notions of textile and craft-based tradition will open at the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT (MAGNT) this Saturday.

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