The institution focuses on Slovaks abroad. There is a library oriented to literature of foreign exile. HMS is the organizer of the nationwide competition "Proslavis". In the premises of the HMS also operate several community-based organizations and clubs.
Regional Observatory is a specialized subregional cultural, educational, informational, consultant and research centre. The main purpose of the institution is to help development of scientific knowledge, popularization of science and development of general, professional and cultural education of visitors.
The central aim of the organization is to preserve, protect, develop, disclose and enhance national and cultural heritage. It creates conditions for the development and coordination of local culture, promotes artistic activities, organizes cultural, artistic and educational events.
It is an independent cultural project-space, defying definition. It is a member of Trans Europe Halles, a network of independent cultural centres, and other European networks. It provides space for innovative artists who wish to discover new creative territories.