For the preservation and promotion of Dominica’s cultural heritage and all its various expressions: provision of support for Dominica’s cultural industries’ sector; encouragement of cultural exchange with other countries; assistance with poverty alleviation through arts and culture; building of the institutional capacity of the Division of Culture; management and maintenance of Dominica’s arts centres.


To promote, develop and preserve Dominica’s culture and to encourage a greater awareness of the culture of the Caribbean and that of the wider world.


To build a greater sense of national cultural identity and self-esteem among the Dominican populace and to harness and employ skills and talents to further develop arts and culture.