New ways to invest in culture in UK cities
This month saw the public launch of the Cultural Cities Enquiry Report, produced by Arts Council England and Core Cities in partnership with Virgin Money.
The report advocates for the creation of Cultural City Compacts, as part of a range of recommendations for cities to support and invest in their cultural sectors. BOP was the research partner for the initiative.
1. Global update: cultural policy in cities
Lagos, City of Hustle, builds an art ‘ecosystem’ (New York Times)
Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel on the impact of the city’s architecture biennial (Architectural Digest)
2. Cultural organisations in a changing world
The long awaited rise of LA’s downtown gallery scene (Financial Times)
“Ambitious and Risk-Taking.” Explaining The Shed’s startling fundraising success (Inside Philanthropy)
How Science Museum Group is taking a ‘location-specific’ approach to planning & development [podcast] (The Developer)
3. Industry insights: China
4. Other recent highlights
Could design save the word? (British Council)
How Bauhaus redefined what design could do for society (New York Times)
5. Best of The Blog
How to support mid-career artists [Report]
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