The vision of the department is: Prosperity and social cohesion through arts and culture.
The department’s mission is to Provide world class services in arts and culture for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by:
Developing and promoting arts and culture in the province and mainstreaming its role in socio-economic development.
Supporting interventions to develop arts and culture capacity in the province.
Implementing social cohesion and moral regeneration programmes that contribute to the transformation of society and nation building.
Developing and promoting previously marginalised languages and enhancing the linguistic diversity of the province.
Collecting, preserving and providing archival, museum, library and other forms of information resources.
The core functions of the department encompass the development and promotion of arts, culture,
museum, archive and library services
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: