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National Center for Arts and Culture

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Services

  • Admin of arts & culture
  • Promotes performing arts, fine arts, literature
  • Promotes & preserves monuments & sites
  • Runs The Gambia National Museum
  • Administers Copyright
  • Runs The Gambia Oral Archives & library

Contact

Region : Banjul
Area : Banjul
Address : The Gambia National Museum,
Independence Drive,
PMB 151,
Banjul
First Name : Baba
Surname : Ceesay
Job Title : Director General
Phone Number #1 : 220 4226244
Website : ncac.gm
Email address : Click here

Overview

The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is a semi autonomous institution established by an Act of Parliament in December 1989 to promote and develop Gambian Culture. The 1989 Act is now superseded by the NCAC Act of December 2003. The eight member Board appointed by the Secretary of State for Tourism and Culture is the highest official decision making body on all matters relating to Arts and Culture in the country.

>Admin of arts & culture matters on behalf of Government of The Gambia

>Runs The Gambia National Museum, Banjul, & its branches throughout the country

>Promotes performing arts, fine arts, literature

>Administers Copyright

>Runs The Gambia Oral Archives & library at Fajara which has over 6000 tapes on oral folklore & oral history, & publishes books, flyers & brochures on aspects of Gambian heritage & culture

>Promotes & preserves monuments & sites such as The Gambia’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites James Island (Kunta Kinte Island) & the Stone Circles megalithic sites

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