The Department is responsible for all aspects of culture relating to the performing arts, traditional sports and festivals. Accordingly it is structured into two (2) divisions namely (i) Performing Arts and the (ii) Festivals and Field Survey. Performing Arts Division has the following sections: (a) Drama and Theatre (b) Dance, Music and Puppetry and (c) Children and Youth while the Festivals and Field Survey Division has the following Sections: (a) Traditional Sports and (b) Special Projects.

The Performing Arts department is headed by Sam Ojie Agbi