Department: Arts and Culture
The Department: Arts and Culture was merged into the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture in June 2019. Information displayed here is historical information as it existed before the merger.
|Private Bag X899, Pretoria, 0001
|122 Madiba Street, Pretoria
|012 441 3000
OverviewThe vision of the Department of Arts and Culture is to be a thriving arts, culture and heritage sector contributing to sustainable economic development, leveraging on partnerships for a socially cohesive nation.
The Department's strategic outcome-orientated goals are to: create 150 000 decent jobs in arts, culture and heritage; implement targeted programmes that are geared towards human capital development in the arts, culture and heritage sector; enhance access by citizens and public institutions to accurate, reliable and timely information in their language of choice though the provision of archives, libraries and language services; entrench linguistic diversity in a manner that facilitates equitable cultural expression by citizens and communities; enhance the capacity of the sector through equitable and sustainable development, and the protection and preservation of arts, culture and heritage through policy development, legislative promulgation and implementation; and align public sector art, culture and heritage institutions around a shared vision, a common mandate, and strong governance and accountability.