Excellence is thriving and celebrated in the arts, museums and libraries
Our mission is "Great art and culture for everyone."
To achieve our mission, we have a 10-year strategy for 2010 to 2020. Created in consultation with partners, including national and local government, arts organisations and artists, the strategy sets out a vision that we deliver in collaboration with local partners.
We are committed to championing and developing the arts, museums and libraries. We are a custodian of public investment, and we are charged with getting the maximum value out of this Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair
Download and read our strategy: Great art and culture for everyone (PDF)
To help us deliver the strategy, we have five goals to guide what we do. Find out more about each goal below.
Our five goals for arts and culture
Everyone has the opportunity to experience and to be inspired by the arts, museums and libraries
The arts, museums and libraries are resilient and environmentally sustainable
The leadership and workforce in the arts, museums and libraries are diverse and appropriately skilled
Every child and young person has the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries
How we'll deliver our strategy across each artform and geographical area