Department of Arts and Culture (South Africa)

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Department of Arts and Culture
Department of Arts and Culture logo.png
Logo of the department
Department overview
JurisdictionGovernment of South Africa
Headquarters202 Madiba Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, Gauteng
25°44′46″S 28°12′12″E / 25.74611°S 28.20333°E / -25.74611; 28.20333
Employees385 (2018)
Ministers responsible
Department executive
Child Department

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.

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