Name of Deputy Minister: Mr. Mohammad Mojtaba Hoseini
1- Promotion of Islamic Arts inside and outside of the country and helping introduction, promotion
and acceptance of Islamic Arts outside the country through education,
attracting interested individuals and holding of exhibitions and etc.
2- Research and
studies about the Islamic and Iranian Arts, promoting the genuine aspects
of the Islamic and Iranian Arts and cleansing them from alien elements
specially in visual arts, painting, calligraphy, sculpture, stone and wood
carving works and other forms of handicrafts using leather and textile,
performance art, music, chorus and other related fields.
3- Promoting the
spirit of research and creativity in various areas of arts including visual
arts, performance art, music and chorus through supporting, supervising and
directing artistic activities in the country and encouraging and commemorating
the contemporary and former artists and efforts aimed at promotion of artistic
activities across the country.
4- Conducting research
and study works on various fields of arts aimed at helping the planning works,
assessing the extent of people's interests on cultural activities and
participation in such programs, sample making and designing of art works
compatible with the culture of Revolution and Islamic Republic of Iran and
along with global art achievements.
5- Helping the
promotion of genuine and novel forms of arts by making use of possible means.
6-Expansion of various
branches of art and teaching them to children, youngsters and other age groups
through conducting applied research works and other means.
7- Cooperating with
Ministry of Education and other relevant establishments on compiling art text
Covering, training and
educating the artistic talents by making use of available means.
possibility and required facilities for exchange of ideas and art works with
other nations as well as proper and prompt cooperation with cultural missions
of the ministry in foreign countries on specialized fields and making the
ground for performing of healthy and constructive cultural programs by foreign
groups through coordination of International Affairs Deputy.
running and expansion of art institutions and conducting required activities
for planning programs and production of art works and holding festivals,
competitions and other cultural activities for introducing the produced works.
supervising implementation of the communication system of agents of art
activities in provinces aimed at exchange of resources and potentials.
11- Coordination and taking care of
expansion and spread of art activities in the country through supervision,
directing and supporting private art institutions, art societies and other
relevant establishments by issuing the license for their establishment or their
dissolution and overseeing the implementation of laws and bylaws by such
entities based on the country's governing laws.
12 – Overseeing implementation
of policies concerning art and cultural activities adopted by Ministry of
Culture and Islamic Guidance across the country.
13- Compiling bylaws
and regulations for holding of art festivals and exhibitions inside and outside
the country based on the proposals made by the concerned authorities.
made at preserving integrity, ownership and quality of works of art during
exchange of such works by overseeing entry and exit of suspicious works of art
based on the country's laws.
15 -Overseeing appointment of
qualified individuals for positions in departments outside the ministry's
planning of artistic activities in the country with the following objectives:
· Coordination of programs and activities
carried out by the Ministry and governmental and non- governmental institutions
in areas such as visual and performance arts, chorus and music.
· -Proposing policies and
general principles applied to art activities( visual, performance, music and
chorus), review and ratification of bylaws and regulations for supervising,
directing and supporting art activities (visual, performance, Music and chorus)
inside the country and within the framework of pertaining laws.
· Coordinating art policies and programs with
other cultural activities and local and foreign research works of departments
of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
Affiliated departments are as follows:
· Deputy office
· Research and Planning of Art Activities Office
· Music Office
. Visual Arts Affairs Office
Address: Tehran, Hafez
St. Oustad Shahriar St. next to Vahdat Hall
Tel: +982166706450, +982166708770