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Arystanbek Mukhamediuly - Director of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Knight of the Order “Kurmet”, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Honorary Doctor of the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), Honorary Citizen of Talgar district, Almaty Region.  He repeatedly awarded a letter of appreciation from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev. He has the highest title of “World master” in the field of culture. 

He was born on February 11, 1963 in the collective farm named after Kalinin (now the village of Tuzdybastau) of the Talgar  district of the Alma-Ata  region. 

In 1981, he graduated from the Republican Specialized Music Boarding School named after A. Zhubanov. 

In 1986, he graduated from the Alma-Ata State Conservatory as a cellist. 

He began his career as an artist of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Jambyl Jabayev Kazakh State Philharmonic Society in 1984.

From 1991 to 1993, he worked as Chief Specialist of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 1993, he was appointed as Assistant to the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Between 1997 and 2001, he headed the Presidential Orchestra of the Kazakhstan Republican Guard.

In 2001, he graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. In 2003, successfully passed Ph.D. in History defense.

He was appointed as General Director of the Directorate of Republican and International Cultural Programs of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2003, President of Qazaq Auenderi JSC in 2005.

In 2006, he served as Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Starting from 2007, he held the positions of Chief Inspector of the Social and Political Department, Head of the Cultural Sector of the Domestic Policy Department at the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since 2008: Rector of T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts.

Along with the great organizational work, A. Mukhamediuly carries out creative activities. He is the author of a number of musical works, such as marches for a brass band, compositions “Baqyt qusy”, “Jastar valsi”, songs “Astana”, “Asyl sezim”, “Dostarym”, etc., as well as publications devoted to problems culture and art. 

In 2011, he defended his Ph.D. thesis themed as "The Art of Independent Kazakhstan in the Aspect of Cooperation with UNESCO".

On March 13, 2014, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan decreed to appoint him as Minister of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

On August 6, 2014, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was appointed as Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

On January 9, 2018, Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly joined the Board of Directors of Kazakh Tourism National Company.

On June 17, 2019, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Arystanbek Mukhamediuly was relieved of his post as Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On July 10, 2019, by order of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was appointed director of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan.