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CreArt: Network of Cities for Artistic Creation

The European Commission announced on March 1, 2012, that the cultural cooperation project CreArt has been selected to receive EU funds for the next 5 years within the framework of the Culture Program (2007–2013). The CreArt project will be initially developed for 5 years and has a total budget of €3,437,300.

CreArt is a European cultural cooperation project for the promotion of artistic creativity that has been developed over the past two years in coordination with the Municipal Foundation for Culture of the Valladolid City Council. CreArt consists of a network of 14 cities and urban spaces representative of Europe’s cultural diversity and richness and the collaboration of three private entities with broad experience in cultural management. The partners are Aveiro (Portugal), Kaunas (Lithuania), Kristiansund (Norway), Linz (Austria), id11-Stichting (The Netherlands), Wroclaw (Poland), Lecce (Italia), Harghita (Romania), Pardubice (Czech Republic), Arad (Romania), Sienna (Italia), Vilnius (Lithuania), Futurecity (United Kingdom), and Valladolid (Spain).

Placing art and creativity at the center of its activities, CreArt seeks to foster

  • Artist mobility and the mobility of artworks;
  • The sharing of good practices in all areas of the visual arts;
  • Networking among art-related groups;
  • Training programs linked to art, artists, and arts management;
  • Programs to make art accessible to the general public and specific groups;
  • Ongoing analysis and publication of project results and the rich knowledge derived from it;
  • Creativity in industry and society at large;
  • Trans-European public-private partnerships fostering a sense of belonging to a common project: Europe.

For more information regarding this project, please visit the CreArtwebsite.

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