The KIC was founded in 1964 under the name of Centre for Culture and Education Zagreb, and is functioning under its current name since 1984. Activities of the KIC are public lectures, film and publishing. Its mission is to serve as the main centre for culture and information in Zagreb and Croatia. To be a point of synergy in the field of culture, that connects and promotes various phenomena and trends in contemporary cultural-artistic social movements. The Centre is a public institution in the field of culture, which, through its activities, promotes culture and high artistic achievements, follows and encourages social and cultural events in Zagreb and Croatia, and provides versatile information in and on culture.