The agency carries out the cultural policies of the Danish government within the visual and performing arts, music, literature, museums, historical and cultural heritage, broadcasting, libraries and all types of printed and electronic media.
The Sydney Opera House has invited Denmark to participate in the celebration of its 40th anniversary. Young Danish architects, designers, and musicians will be given a prominent display window.
The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark are invited as patrons of the celebration, which will take place on October 20–28, 2013.
The Danish Agency for Culture has designated 25 sites in Denmark to help tell the story of the Cold War. These areas, which include once top-secret bunkers, radar stations and airstrips, will now be made more accessible to visitors.