"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 2010-20. This was created in consultation with partners, including national and local government, arts organisations and artists.
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.
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 deliver our strategy across each artform and geographical area