North West Department: Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X2005, Mmabatho, 2735
Physical House No 1, Lowe Complex, Modiri Molema Road, Mmabatho
Tel 018 388 2753/2906


The mission of the North West Department of Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation is to create, promote and develop arts, culture and sports for community betterment and enrichment, maximising access, development and excellence at all levels of participation.

The Department's strategic goals are to accelerate transformation and inclusivity in arts, culture, sports, library and archive programmes; empower communities with sustainable arts, culture and sports programmes, library and archive programmes; create, promote and develop sustainable arts, culture, sports, library and archive programmes; reengineer arts, culture and heritage programmes into business enhancement activities; provide and develop sustainable infrastructure, research for arts, culture, sports, library and archive services accessible to all communities; provide effective communication and marketing services of all arts, culture and sports programmes; provide effective and efficient policy, legal services, monitoring and evaluation functions to the Department; provide effective and efficient financial management and administration services to the Department and relevant stakeholders; and provide strategic human capital management support and advisory functions to the Department.

Note: After the 2019 General Elections the former Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs is being reorganised into the Department of Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation.

Reporting Entities

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