Department of Arts and Culture

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Department of Arts and Culture
Department of Arts and Culture logo.png
Logo of the department
Department overview
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters Kingsley Centre, 481 Church Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng
25°44′46″S 28°12′12″E / 25.74611°S 28.20333°E / -25.74611; 28.20333
Employees 461 (2009)
Annual budget R2,406.7 million (2010/11)
Ministers responsible Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture
Rejoice Mabudafhasi, Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture
Department executive Vuyo Jack, Acting Director-General
Child Department National Archives of South Africa
Website www.dac.gov.za

The Department of Arts and Culture is one of the departments of the South African government. It promotes, supports, develops and protects the arts, culture and heritage of South Africa. The heritage sites, museums and monuments of the country also reside under this ministry. The political head of the department is the Minister of Arts and Culture; as of 2014 this is Nathi Mthethwa.

In the 2010 national budget, the department received an appropriation of 2,406.7 million rand, and had 461 employees.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vote 13: Arts and Culture". Estimates of National Expenditure 2010. Pretoria: National Treasury. 17 February 2010. ISBN 978-0-621-39079-7. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 

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