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Arts Nation: An Overview of Australian arts

Arts Nation: An Overview of Australian Arts is a new report which provides evidence as a catalyst for informed discussion about arts and culture in Australia. It will be an evolving report which fills a critical gap by creating and interpreting a set of national indicators to increase our understanding of the Australian arts industry.more >

Latest Announcements

Report on Policy Research by IFACCA Members released

IFACCA is very pleased to announce the publication of D’Art 26(b) Policy Research by IFACCA Members: A Report.more >

Arts Leaders Talk: Tony Grybowski, Australia

We invite you to watch a video of Tony Grybowski, CEO, Australia Council for the Arts, sharing his thoughts on arts support, including the restructure of the Australia Council to reflect the changing arts sector, and his personal passion for the arts.more >

IFACCA welcomes new affiliate from Zambia

IFACCA is delighted to welcome the Department of Arts and Culture, Zambia, as an affiliate member.more >

Latest International News

Will the Emerging Field of "Social Practice" Shake Up the Arts Funding Landscape?

Social practice has been defined by the Los Angeles Times as "art that requires the engagement and participation of its audience." The concept of social practice has some seemingly innocuous quirks that make it stand apart, while simultaneously borrowing from other movements and genres.more >

Minister hails private sector for promoting arts, culture

Addressing the culmination of the third annual Al Asmakh International Symposium of Art yesterday at Wyndham Grand Regency Doha Hotel, Dr Al Kuwari said, “The private sector can play an important role in cultural events if they have the desire and willingness to support such activities as one of the vital elements of society and this is what Al Asmakh has done by organising the symposium for the third year.”more >

Belarus' Culture Ministry signs seven international agreements on cooperation in 2014

A total of Br79.4 billion was assigned for the state program “Culture of Belarus” in 2014, Belarus' Culture Minister Boris Svetlov told a press conference, BelTA has learned. He noted that Br67.5 billion will be allocated for the program this year.more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

NAC Introduces new resource portal for arts practitioners and community organisers

The new Arts For All is a one-stop portal for arts practitioners and community organisers to share resources, ideas, and collaborative opportunities.more >

Protection of cultural objects on loan begins

The Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Scheme will help to attract loans from overseas of significant cultural items to display in Australian museums, galleries and libraries. The Scheme provides legal protection for cultural objects on loan from overseas for temporary public exhibition in Australia.more >

Call for Experts: Expanding an Expert Facility for the implementation of the 2005 Convention

UNESCO launches a call for expression of interest for the expansion of an Expert Facility aimed at supporting capacity development initiatives for the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.more >

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