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The degree of independence that governments afford arts support is a universal concern. Debate has often centred on the choice between arts council or ministry, but such a dichotomy enormously oversimplifies the issues, particularly as so many countries have a mixture of the two institutional forms.
Arts councils and ministries of culture have a key role in working to minimise the negative impacts of the downturn on the arts and in helping artists and arts organisations navigate such uncertain times. They also have a key role in advising on and coordinating the arts and cultural aspects of the much-publicised central government responses to the downturn.
The survey formed part of an Arts Council of Finland research project to examine legislative and other types of regulation relating to music broadcast by public service broadcasters and commercial local radio stations in certain countries.
In 2009, Arts Council England and IFACCA worked together to collate examples of good practice in supporting artists or arts organisations with creative and practical responses to ecological concerns such as environmental sustainability and climate change.
The Scottish Arts Council and the Scottish Museums Council have commissioned Professor Alistair McCleery to undertake a preliminary study of the issues, both theoretical and practical, in making an inventory of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in Scotland in conformity with the UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage.
This report brings together the three elements of the research project on the major performing arts sector: the 2006 D’Art question, the 2007 survey and the 2008 mini-summit. It provides a synthesis and overview of the key issues and dilemmas that were identified in the survey responses and in the mini-summit discussions.