Cultural diversity

Cultural policies and measures - Best practices

United Kingdom – Culture Vultures: Is UK arts policy damaging the arts? February 2006, 2006/02

A new report from Policy Exchange examines the impact of government policy on the arts in United Kingdom. Assuming that the arts are now not only good in themselves, but make a vital contribution to the economy, urban regeneration and social inclusion, the authors show that many of the claims made about the social benefits of arts are exaggerated, resulting in wasteful projects of poor artistic quality. The criteria for funding means that arts organizations are drowning under a tidal wave of "tick boxes and targets".

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