Creating a happy citizenry through sharing and creativity of arts and culture
ARKO aims to enrich the lives of the population by increasing accessibility to arts and cultural activities, making the arts a meaningful part of everyday life in Korea. ARKO endeavors to provide a strong platform to support artistic work in diverse disciplines, including performing and visual arts, by increasing funding opportunities for artists and arts organizations, undertaking outreach initiatives, enabling Korean artists to reach the world stage, and encouraging cultural exchange.
3 Key Principles
- Culture is the dignity of the society we live in and the arts are its root
- The enjoyment of arts and culture is a core right which cannot be delayed or conceded
- The creativity displayed in arts and culture is the driving force for social change