Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies

Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies analyses the value of artists’ residencies and includes examples of good practices from across the EU. It also looks at recent trends, benefits and success factors to inform policymakers and practitioners of the best ways to support and develop residency programmes in the 21st century.more >

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International Entrepreneurship in the Arts: Online survey

IFACCA is assisting Dr Lidia Varbanova, an international consultant in strategies and entrepreneurship in the arts and creative industries, in her research on International Entrepreneurship in the Arts. As part of the research process, Dr Varbanova has prepared an online survey that can be accessed in English, Spanish and French.more >

.music Domain application proceeds to next stage

Music organisations worldwide have come together in support of the DotMusic application to manage a .music domain. Since 2012, IFACCA has partnered with DotMusic in its application to ICANN to manage the .music domain name.more >

4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting held in Johannesburg

Delegates from nine countries attended the 4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 24 and 27 May 2015 . The meeting was held to coincide with the African Union’s 4th Pan African Cultural Congress.more >

Latest International News

Education and culture bodies to be subject to scrutiny by MSPs

Scotland's main educational and cultural bodies will be asked to demonstrate how effectively they are spending public money by a Holyrood Committee.more >

Golding says Copyright Law will bolster creative industries

Minister of Justice Mark Golding says the new copyright law will provide incentive for further development of the country's creative industries.more >

Arts Minister releases guidelines for new fund rewarding 'excellence'

Federal Arts Minister George Brandis has finally unveiled the selection criteria for his controversial National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA), but they give little indication of what may qualify as "excellent".more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

George Brandis will have final say on arts funding, draft guidelines suggest

The attorney general and arts minister, George Brandis, will have the final say on all grants allocated through the newly established National Program for Excellence in the Arts, draft guidelines published on Wednesday suggest.more >

National Program for Excellence in the Arts

The National Program for Excellence in the Arts announced in the 2015-16 Budget will commence in early 2015-16.   The draft guidelines for the Program have been released for public comment. Feedback is invited from the arts sector and broader community.

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Arts Minister Brandis announces new cultural agreement signed with Singapore

Arts Minister Senator George Brandis has announced the signing of a significant cultural agreement between Australia and Singapore which will bring new opportunities to collaborate and showcase Australian creative talent overseas.more >