Statistics, evaluation and research
Welcome to your first instalment of ACORNS for 2020! Perhaps in the spirit of self-improvement – but more likely in the spirit of good practice – the headlines so far show a sector that remains committed to the demonstration and use of evidence to inform policy and decision making.
Today, January 16, Minister of Culture Tõnis Lukas presented to the government the source document "Basic Principles of Cultural Policy until 2020" or "Culture 2020" report on meeting the 2019 goals. The Minister of Culture will give an annual speech on cultural policy in the Riigikogu on Wednesday, January 29.
Attendance at arts and culture events hit a record 13.6 million in 2018, the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) noted on Thursday (Jan 16).
Sustaining Great Art and Culture 2018/19, published today by Arts Council England and Julie’s Bicycle, is the first environmental report to cover the Arts Council’s 2018-22 National Portfolio – which has grown by 20% and includes 184 new organisations that have never reported on their environmental data before.
Sustaining Great Art and Culture 2018/19 is a report published by Arts Council England and climate change charity Julie’s Bicycle, celebrating the successes of arts and cultural organisations in acting on national and international climate targets.
Older people who frequent art galleries and museums, attend the theater and concerts may live longer than those who don’t, a study in England suggests.