The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website and many agency applications will be unavailable over Thanksgiving weekend due to scheduled maintenance. Updates on the restoration of service following maintenance will be available on Friday, November 28. Please check the Public Self Service Portal at for updates.
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has primary responsibility for development of the state's interest in the areas of the arts, history, and other cultural matters.
The efforts of the department are coordinated by an administrative section that oversees:
|The State Historical Society of Iowa, a division with a dual mission of education and preservation regarding the State's history, helping Iowans connect generations – past, present and future.|
|The Iowa Arts Council, a division working to enrich the quality of life for Iowans through support of the arts.|
|Produce Iowa, promotes and facilitates media production in Iowa to develop a more sustainable creative economy throughout our state. Whatever it is, as the State Office of Media Production we want it produced right here in Iowa.|