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Department of Arts and Museums newsletter

Details:

Title

Department of Arts and Museums newsletter

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Arts and Museums

Collection

Department of Arts and Museums newsletters; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2015-12-24

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Civil service -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Northern Territory -- Department of Arts and Museums -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

issue 20

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/261255

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/488565

Page content

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND MUSEUMS NEWSLETTER 4 Award winning architects to transform the Chan Chan Building The repurposing of Darwins Chan Building into a modern, dedicated visual art gallery was announced in the 2015 NT Budget earlier this year. The $18.3 million project will transform the Chan and winning tenderers DKJ and FKM have submitted stunning proposed designs for the building. The Territory Government is extremely excited about the redevelopment of the Chan Building, Chief Minister Adam Giles said. Im delighted leading designers DKJ projects.architects and Fender Katsalidis Mirams Architects have understood the vision for the project and produced some exceptional designs for it. This project will invigorate the CBD of Darwin and create a drawcard for locals and visitors alike. Minister Gary Higgins said the project will deliver a flagship iconic destination. It will become a new cultural institution to further promote Northern Territory culture, especially our Indigenous art and culture, and to support cultural exchange with Asia, Minister Higgins said. It will be a venue Territorians can be proud of and will expand the horizons of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory substantially.


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