Visual Arts

Basic information of the sector

The jurisdiction of the Ministry in the field of visual art and visual communication is to:

  • Oversee the issues of visual arts and visual communication in the country,
  • Participate in the drafting of legislation and other regulatory documents in the field of visual arts and visual communication,
  • Submit proposals for drafting of policy and strategy in the field of visual arts and visual communication,
  • Develop proposals for allocation of funds from the state budget to the sector,
  • Compile and analyze information on topical processes and infrastructure of visual arts and visual communication, as well as other issues topical for the sector,
  • Provide cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and local governments on the issues related to visual arts and visual communication,
  • Provide cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and non-governmental organizations on the issues related to visual arts and visual communication,
  • Participate in the drafting and coordination of international cooperation agreements of the Ministry of Culture.

Contacts

Ieva Hlevicka, Civil Servant of Arts Policy Division. Ieva.Hlevicka@km.gov.lv, phone: +371 67330264