05 Aug 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa today pledged to institute disciplinary measures against officials if found guilty of irregular and wasteful expenditure between April 2009 and now.

05 Aug 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa announced today that he will seek more information for clarity on the construction of a cultural facility at Enyokeni Palace in Nongoma in KwaZulu Natal.

14 Jul 2014

It was with sadness that we learnt of the passing on of South African literary giant and Nobel Laureate for Literature, Nadine Gordimer.

17 Jun 2014

It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the sudden death of nationally renowned legendary radio broadcaster Eddie Makhosonke Zondi who died at the age of 47 on 16 June 2014.

29 May 2014

It is with deep sadness that we have learnt of the passing away of the acclaimed author and poet, Maya Angelou yesterday. She was 86 years old. having a difficult early life, Maya Angelou rose to become a renowned civil rights activist, author and poet.

29 May 2014

Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) warmly welcomes the appointment of Mr Nathi Mthethwa as the Minister of Arts and Culture. We are pleased to have someone of his calibre and experience, leading the arts, culture and heritage sector and look forward to his direction.

17 Apr 2014

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) through its Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) strategy has sponsored the Diamond and Dorings Music Festival which takes place from 17 to 20 April 2014 in Kimberly, Northern Cape.

14 Apr 2014

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has learnt with great sadness of the death of celebrated visual artists Peter Clarke.

08 Apr 2014

I take this opportunity to congratulate the National Heritage Council on completing the Heritage Transformation Charter.

04 Apr 2014

This morning Minister Paul Mashatile, Minister of Arts and Culture met with Chairpersons of Councils and Boards and CEOs of the 27 Associated Institutions at the Ditsong Museum in Pretoria to officially sign the Shareholder’s Compact with them for this financial year.