Arts, culture and heritage
Find out about the arts sector, heritage sites, libraries and museums in the Northern Territory.
- Arts and Culture Grants Program
The NT Arts and Culture Grants Program offers grants for artists, community groups and organisations.
- Arts project grants
Support for projects that create and showcase the arts of the NT, build digital capability, provide skills and employment opportunities.
- Creative fellowship and arts residencies grants
For artists and arts workers to do research, professional development, skills and knowledge exchange.
- Arts industry development grant
For projects that support artists with disability and develop the NT arts sector.
- Professional development grant
For professional artists and arts workers to access career development opportunities.
- Apply for a heritage grant
Learn how to access funding for conservation work to places that are listed on the NT Heritage Register.
- Apply for an NT history grant
Get a grant to support original research about NT history.
- Regional museums support grant
Regional museums in the Northern Territory can get funding to enhance or preserve heritage-related projects, collections or exhibitions.
- Arts and Culture COVID-19 Interruption Support Program
Funding for artists and arts workers affected by the COVID-19 lockdown.
- Quick response grant
Support to access arts activities and opportunities at short notice.
- Creative communities grant
For arts and cultural projects that increase community participation.
- NXT Gen ARTS grants
Support for artists aged 18 to 25 to do a placement with an arts organisation.
- NXT Gen ARTS: Become a host organisation
Apply to host an artist or arts worker on a three-month placement.
- Territory Day
Find out about Territory Day, including information on fireworks.
- Arts events
Find information about arts events in the Northern Territory.
- Chief Minister's Northern Territory History Book Award
The Chief Minister's Northern Territory (NT) History Book Award is for the most significant historical book about the NT.
- Northern Territory Literary Awards
The Northern Territory Literary Awards honour the best writing in several categories.
- Portrait of a Senior Territorian Award
The Portrait of a Senior Territorian Award and exhibition celebrates the contributions of senior Territorians and recognises Territory artists.
- Find a library in the NT
Get information about public libraries in the Northern Territory. City of Darwin libraries. Darwin Library, Casuarina Library, Alice Springs Library, regional libraries.
- Search all NT library collections
Search for books, magazines and many other items in the collections of all the libraries in the Northern Territory.
- Search the NT Archives
Search for Northern Territory history and archives.
- Search for Northern Territory history
Learn how to search for family history, people, heritage sites, or historic events in the Northern Territory.
- Access NT Cabinet records
Find out how to access Cabinet records at the NT Archives Centre.
- Aboriginal heritage information
Get information about the diverse range of Aboriginal places and rules for their protection.
- Maritime heritage
Find out about maritime heritage and protected zones for shipwrecks in the Northern Territory.
- Tiwi Islands
Organise a cultural tour of the Tiwi Islands with a local Aboriginal guide.
- Working with children in the arts
Rules you must follow if you want to work with children in the arts in the Northern Territory.
- Professional filming in the NT
For information for professional film projects in the Northern Territory go to the Screen Territory website.
- Arts peer nominations
Nominate yourself or someone else to use your knowledge and experience in the arts to become an arts peer and advise the Northern Territory Government about arts or arts issues.
- Working with Indigenous cultural content
Information for people applying for a grant that involves Indigenous arts and cultural practices.