Global crises and conflicts
This issue the headlines highlight increased investment and support for arts and culture in countries whose sectors have begun to reactivate, with many focussing on cultural infrastructure and the performing arts.
Today, on September 17, the government approved the opening of additional application rounds in the field of folk culture.
The latest guidelines for specific cultural institutions can be downloaded.
As part its emergency grantmaking in the face of the global COVID-19 crisis, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced today the launch of a new Art Museum Futures Fund — an emergency grant program starting with nearly $24 million to be distributed to 12 midsized art museums across the nation.
El ministro de Cultura y Deporte, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, ha mantenido esta mañana una nueva reunión de trabajo con los consejeros y consejeras de Cultura de las Comunidades Autónomas y la FEMP, “un encuentro muy positivo en el que hemos intercambiado puntos de vista, diagnósticos y vías de solución”.
As museums have been forced to close their doors in the midst of Covid-19, many of these cultural institutions have proven just how nimble they can be, temporarily shifting their exhibitions from in-person events to online-only experiences. However, one museum in particular is waging its bets that virtual programming will be the new way of presenting art to a wide audience.