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The Art of Valuing

Gate-crashing a Brussels event aimed at Arts Councils and Culture Ministries is to physically visit what is normally a virtual world. This is the land of European Cultural Policy: a place with its own language (policy-speak), its own currency (creativity), and – like much of Europe – a struggling economy. 1,190 more words


A Policy for the Arts: “excellence” within the reach of everyone? A contribution to #ArtsPolicy50

It’s been almost 50 years since Jennie Lee published her white paper A Policy for the Arts – The First Steps (1965). It was Britain’s first state arts policy. 1,689 more words

Economics And Culture

Quality in participatory arts: fit for whose purpose & in need of qualification?

Doctor Faustus in a magic circle, Woodcut, 1648

I have always been perplexed when people talk of “quality”. It’s a strangely powerful word, given that it is essentially neutral. 2,193 more words

Economics And Culture

IJAMCP: Open Access Irish Arts Journal

The Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy is a new peer-reviewed, open access e-journal which publishes original research on the arts and cultural sector in Ireland. 43 more words


Vol 2 of Irish Journal of Arts Management & Cultural Policy - now published!

We are delighted to publish the newest issue of the Irish Journal of Arts Management & Cultural Policy. Contents include new research on artist-led temporary spaces; intangible heritage; artists’ emotional experiences and curating; and reviews of recently published books on cultural policy.This internationally peer-reviewed journal is open-access and free to read online! 16 more words

Visual Arts

How the Cultural Sector Works in China

(originally published in Europe-China Cultural Compass) The West is complaining. European countries struggle with their bond credit rating and, after the recent financial crisis, the latest trend has become reducing nonessential expenses. 1,954 more words