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General Directorate of Arts

Ministry of Culture

Last update on 12-01-2015

The General Directorate of Arts (DGArtes) coordinate the policies of support for the arts in the fields of architecture, digital arts, visual arts, artistic crosses, dance, design, photography, music and theater. Its main objectives are:

  • Supporting cultural operators through Programs to Support Arts;
  • Encourage the internationalization of art and Portuguese artists;
  • Promote international cultural exchange through institutional partnerships;
  • Promote the creation and experimentation in the arts, as well as the formation of new audiences.

More information about the DGArtes can be found on your website .