This course is intended for arts managers, arts funders and policy makers, artists, researchers, teachers, sympathizers, and thinkers. It is designed to provide a deeper understanding of some of the most pressing issues affecting the arts in the United States and around the world. It also seeks to examine the implications for the cultural sector of the rapidly changing political, economic and social context in which policies affecting cultural provision are formed and executed
Celebrating the 25th years of the Research Center for Arts and Culture
Many trends in cultural creation and consumption have been and continue to be profoundly influenced by globalization. As we enter another chapter in the evolution of world economy, what trends are likely to dominate and how are they likely to affect cultural provision?
This session reviews briefly the arguments and conclusions of the proceeding classes and seek to address the question: what constitutes a vibrant ecology; what contribution can and should government make to support that ecology; and why?