Minister of Arts and Culture
|Minister of Arts and Culture|
|Department of Arts and Culture|
|Inaugural holder||Pallo Jordan|
|Formation||29 April 2004|
The Minister of Arts and Culture is a Minister of the Cabinet of South Africa who is responsible for overseeing the Department of Arts and Culture. The portfolio was created on 29 April 2004 on the appointment of the second Cabinet of President Thabo Mbeki, when the Arts, Culture, Science and Technology portfolio was divided into two. As of 2010[update] the incumbent minister is Lulama Xingwana and her deputy is Paul Mashatile.
Apart from the Department of Arts and Culture, the following institutions also report to the minister:
- Afrikaanse Taalmuseum
- Freedom Park
- Iziko Museums of Cape Town
- Luthuli Museum
- Market Theatre
- Natal Museum
- National Arts Council
- National English Literary Museum
- National Film and Video Foundation
- National Heritage Council
- National Library of South Africa
- National Museum
- Northern Flagship Institutions
- Nelson Mandela Museum
- Performing Arts Council of the Free State
- Playhouse Company
- Robben Island Museum
- South African Geographical Names Council
- South African Heritage Resources Agency
- South African Library for the Blind
- State Theatre (South Africa)
- Windybrow Centre for the Arts
- Voortrekker/Ncome Museum
- War Museum of the Boer Republics
- William Humphreys Art Gallery
List of Ministers of Arts and Culture
|Ben Ngubane||Arts, Culture, Science and Technology||1994–1997||Nelson Mandela|
|Pallo Jordan||Arts and Culture||2004–2008|
|Lulama Xingwana||2009||Jacob Zuma|
- "Determination of the total remuneration of the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers", Proclamation No. 77 of 2009.
- "Mbeki announces new cabinet". iafrica.com. 29 April 2004. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
- Annual Report 2009–2009. Department of Arts and Culture. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-919965-11-6.
- "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet". South African Government Information. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
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