Arts NT's primary function is to support and develop the artistic and cultural potential of the Territory through policy, operational and financial suppport and advice to the arts sector and to government. Arts NT aims to ensure that all Territory residents have access to a variety of arts & cultural activities. Arts NT's programs and services, facilitate a diverse range of arts and cultural activities across the Territory through:
- support to key arts organisations
- physical infrastructure for arts and cultural activity
- regional arts development
- industry and audience development and
- management of the Northern Territory's Indigenous arts strategy, 'Building Strong Arts Business'