Department Of Arts And Culture Kzn

Department Of Arts And Culture Kzn

Department Of Arts And Culture Kzn, The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture promotes, supports, develops and protects the arts, culture and heritage of the province. The province’s heritage sites, museums and monuments also fall under this ministry.
The Department believes that arts and culture play a crucial role in nation-building as well as in developing a new national identity reflective of our democracy. The Department’s initiatives such as the Social Cohesion Programme ensure that people are proud of their diverse culture and heritage.
The KZN MEC for this portfolio is Mrs Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi and the political head on a national front, Minister of Arts and Culture is Nathi Mthethwa.
 

Vision
Prosperity and social cohesion through arts, culture and heritage.
Mission
In working towards the achievement of its vision, the KZN Department of Arts and Culture defines its mission as follows:

  • To provide integrated arts, culture and heritage services for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by:
    Developing and promoting arts, culture and heritage in the province and mainstreaming its role in socio-economic development.

Values

  • Professionalism
  • Caring
  • Empathy
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
OUR STRATEGIC GOALS
Informed by theory of change logic in their framing, the Strategic Outcome-orientated Goals of the KZN Department of Arts and Culture until 2021 are as follows:

  • Goal 1: Sound corporate governance.
  • Goal 2: Socially transformed society through arts, culture and heritage.
  • Goal 3: Access to arts, culture and heritage services.

OUR STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  • Ensuring an effective policy and internal control environment.
  • Improve stakeholder engagements and forge partnerships in support of the DAC mandate.
  • Interventions that grow arts, culture and heritage industry in KZN contributing to job creation and poverty alleviation.
  • Advance the 2063 Africa Agenda to achieve a socially cohesive society.
  • Promote multilingualism and redress past linguistic imbalances.
  • Contribute to quality of Education in the Arts, Culture & Heritage (ACH) Sector.
  • Provision of museum services to drive the transformation agenda.
  • Provision of library and information services that are free, equitable and accessible.
  • Provision of archival and records management services for records of national and provincial significance.

Contact Us

MINISTRY
Tel: (033) 342 6300
Fax: (033) 342 3613Head Of Ministry: Ms. Nokwethemba (Zethu) Dlamini
E-mail: dlaminiz@kzndac.gov.za
Contact Number: 083 363 1009MEC PA: Ms. Sindisiwe Ndlovu
E-mail: mecpa@kzndac.gov.za
Contact Number: 083 382 0614
Private Bag X9140
Pietermaritzburg
3201
OFFICE OF THE HOD
Tel: (033) 2643400
Fax: (033) 342 2516
HOD’s PA: Mbali Mthembu
E-mail: MthembuMA@kzndac.gov.za
Heritage House
222 Jabu Ndlovu Street
Private Bag X9140
Pietermaritzburg
3201
PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICE
Tel: (033) 341 3000
Fax:(033) 394 2237
230 Prince Alfred Street
Pietermaritzburg
3200
 
 ARCHIVES
Tel: (033) 341 3611
Fax: (033) 345 1654171 Boshoff Street
Private Bag X9140
Pietermaritzburg
3201CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Tel: (033) 264 3432
Fax: (033) 342 3980
171 Boshoff Street
Private Bag X9140
Pietermaritzburg
3201
MUSEUM SERVICES
Tel: (033) 341 9900
230 Prince Alfred Street
Pietermaritzburg
3200