All entries for Friday 17 July 2009
July 17, 2009
A provocative new report by Marc Sidwell from the right wing think tank New Culture Forum recommends that the Arts Council be abolished, and that arts organizations should be funded directly from the DCMS. This has already been disowned by the Conservative Party Shadow Arts Minister Ed Vaizey…
The report draws on Genista McIntosh’s 2008 review of the Arts Council.
Some comment has recently appeared on the NCF website.
The International Federation of Arts Councils & Culture Agencies (IFACCA) has just published a report with the unsurprising conclusion that the international financial downturn will have a strongly negative effect on sponsorship, philanthropic giving and endowment income. Here's the brief description.