Connecting urban planning to culture and citizens
London’s new Cultural Infrastructure Plan has been published, including our mapping of London’s theatre sector. The plan’s details and rigour represents a shift in how cities plan for culture.
1. Global update: cultural policy
Do cultural plans lack teeth? (CityLab)
Culture brings a new civic spirit to world cities [Report] (WCCF)
A lurch between aggression and apathy: Arts and Culture under the Coalition (The Conversation)
2. Embracing our cultural heritage
The moral maze of museum management (The Economist)
Protect urban heritage to prevent inequality [Report] (BOP)
What makes museums great in the Netflix era? (Art Agency)
3. Industry insights: USA
Global art can kick-start local economies (The Art Newspaper)
4. Other recent highlights
5. Best of The Blog
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