Melbourne's reputation as Australia's cultural capital has been reinforced with a new report ranking the city the top cultural destination in the country, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world for arts and culture.
With this edition of ACORNS we launch the theme of the next World Summit on Arts and Culture, MOBILE MINDS: Culture, Knowledge and Change, and reflect on the diverse ways in which the arts and culture are recognised for their role in bringing to light the soul of a community, be it through supporting artists, empowering young arts leaders, or reviving cultural identities.
The Ministry of Culture is seeking to establish a cultural agreement with the United States of America
The Human Rights Council has decided to request from the OHCHR the organization of a one-day inter-sessional seminar on ways to prevent, contain and/or mitigate the detrimental impact of the damage to or destruction of cultural heritage on the enjoyment of human rights, including cultural rights by all, and on best practices in this regard.
To refine the theme and develop the structure and contents of the Summit programme, IFACCA and JKKN are seeking a Programme Director with demonstrable international experience and networks in the field of arts and cultural policy as well as knowledge of arts and cultural issues in Malaysia and/or Southeast Asia. Expressions of Interest close Thursday 6 July 2017.
Cultural and creative sectors (CCS) have become well established in both an economic and policy context as important assets in strengthening Europe’s economic structure and maintaining its competitiveness in the global economy. This study maps the different value chains for visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, artistic crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV and broadcasting as well as multimedia.