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.
New Aboriginal Art and Material Culture Curator at MAGNT
11 June 2013
Allison Thatcher has joined the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT (MAGNT), as the new Curator of Aboriginal Art and Material Culture.
MAGNT Director, Pierre Arpin, welcomed Allison into her new role at the Museum, adding that her appointment would bring a fresh perspective to this year’s Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA).- Read More
A circus like you’ve never seen before at the Araluen Arts Centre
5 June 2013
The 360 Allstars are visiting Alice Springs this month, with their high octane circus show sure to please the whole family.- Read More
NT Literary Award winnersThe Northern Territory Library is thrilled to announce the winners for this year’s Literary Awards, judged out of a fantastic field of over 300 entries from across the Territory.
16 May 2013
Director of the NT Library, Ms Jo McGill, congratulated the winners at an awards ceremony at the Northern Territory Library this evening.
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Almost $100,000 Awarded Through Territory Screen Grants
17 May 2013
Filmmakers from across the Territory are set to share more than $80,000 through the latest round of Screen Territory grants to help get their projects onto the small screen.
Screen Territory director Penelope McDonald said the latest round of grants funding would support four local film projects, totalling $81,632, and $15,000 will go to the Indigenous Remote Communications Association to present this year’s 15th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival in Ntaria, near Alice Springs.- Read More
Sydney Dance Company presents 2 One Another
9 May 2013
The internationally acclaimed Sydney Dance Company will return to Alice Springs next week, for the first time since 2001, to perform their latest work, 2 One Another.
Director at the Araluen Arts Centre, Mr Tim Rollason said the performance provides a vivid and sensual myriad of human interaction, demonstrating the actions and reactions, gestures and relationships and the connections and disconnections that make up life.- Read More
Finalists announced for this year’s Literary Awards
3 May 2013
Northern Territory Library is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for this year’s Northern Territory Literary Awards.
Director at the NT Library, Ms Jo McGill said the writing talent in the Territory is outstanding and can be seen through the diverse entrants received for this year’s Awards.- Read More