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Now that Britain is officially in recession, will people start spending less money on culture? The conventional wisdom is that the arts don't suffer during times of economic hardship because the need for escapism is greater than ever and this is borne out by the latest statistics.
There has been much public conversation recently regarding the role of the arts and culture industry in economic stimulus. Following is information that seeks to clarify this issue through two key points: that the arts and culture industry is a sector of the economy just like any other with workers who pay taxes, mortgages, rent and contribute in other ways to the economy; and that the National Endowment for the Arts is uniquely positioned to assist in job stimulation for that industry.
The global financial crisis is already having a significant impact on philanthropic giving and non-profit organisations.
The most recent survey from Alliance for the Arts shows that arts groups of all sizes and disciplines are reducing their budgets, planning to lay off employees and cutting programs as a result of the economic crisis.
Est claro para todos que la crisis financiera global ya est teniendo un impacto significante en los donativos filantrpicos y las organizaciones sin nimo de lucro.
In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow suggested that individuals were motivated by a five-level hierarchy of needs. If that hierarchy is applied to society as a whole, it can safely be said we have slipped a notch. It is being reported in Indianapolis - and surely the same story could be told almost anywhere - that the economic crisis is hammering the arts. We must concentrate on our more basic needs, so culture - which helps society be all it can be - suffers.