Our mission is great art and culture for everyone. We believe that great art and culture inspires us, brings us together and teaches us about ourselves and the world around us. In short, it makes life better.
To achieve our mission, we have a 10-year strategy running from 2010 to 2020. It sets out our vision for the future, where we are now and is supported by five goals that are at the heart of what we do. Find out more about each goal below.
Arts Council England is committed to championing and developing the arts, museums and libraries. We are a custodian of public investment, and we are charged with getting the maximum value out of this Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair, Arts Council England
Created in consultation with many partners, including national and local government, arts organisations and artists, our strategy sets out a national vision that we deliver in collaboration with local partners.