The BAT Centre Trust is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promotion of the music, visual arts, dance, craft and literature of KwaZulu-Natal. In so doing, the BAT Centre aims to generate work for artists, to build new markets for the arts.
To celebrate the arts and culture of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa by promoting local talent and skills to celebrate our unique cultures and encouraging cross-fertilization.
To create jobs for the artists by sourcing talent, imparting skills and developing markets.
To act as a community arts centre for the city of Durban.
To become a resource to outlaying arts and cultural centres and creative people.