National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) was created through an Act of Parliament in 1985 and has been ‘Championing’ the promotion and development of the arts sector by providing support, initiating arts programmes and forging partnerships with key stakeholders in the arts and culture sector.
Distance from the capital is not a barrier for artists to be assisted by NACZ. No matter where one lives in Zimbabwe there is a provincial NACZ office that is equipped to assist artists on matters of interest and various services required. These offices can be a great asset for all artists. A number of programmes are also run from the offices in partnership with stakeholders.
In pursuit of our vision and mission, NACZ will be guided and uphold the following principles/core values.Creative Diversity
Sustainable creative industries are a function of continuous unique innovation. We are a national organisation which recognises the creative mix of the Zimbabwean society.
- Stakeholder Participation
The creative industries comprise many players including producers, promoters and consumers. In the conduct of NACZ business, we will collaborate with these stakeholders.
Creative industries are potentially viable businesses. NACZ will promote their entrepreneurship thrust.
In pursuit of our vision and mission, we will drive investment in creative industries to generate viable incomes and sustainable livelihoods at all levels.
To lead the arts and cultural sector i social and economic development and fostering national identity.