- Preserving and promoting Malaysian culture and arts.
- Encouraging the growth of arts and cultural activities through effective collaboration between arts and cultural organizations, government agencies, private sectors, non-governmental organizations and arts and cultural activists from within and outside the country.
- Disseminating information on culture and arts to the public, both locally and internationally.
- Providing conducive infrastructure for arts and culture and advisory services to the Malaysian community.
- Enhancing development of arts and culture products.
- Planning, coordinating, implementing cultural and arts activities throughout Malaysia.
- Planning and disseminating information on culture and arts.
- Coordinating, planning, carrying out research and development on creative industry product.
- Improving networking with government agency and NGOs' (local & international).
- Providing advisory services and expertise in culture and arts fields.
- Providing guidelines and training in culture and arts fields.