"When at-risk youths come into contact with the arts, their academic achievement and their civic and social engagement improve"
To what point does art contribute to social integration? Talking about
access to culture under conditions of equality with Sunil Iyengar.
“Culture belongs to the upper classes. It is hard to attract families with lower education levels”
How can the cultural consumption of the new generations, particularly that
of families with lower educational levels, be increased? Françoise Benhamou
provides some key points in this interview.
Public investment in culture
How much do countries invest in culture? In the last decade, the
governmental authorities in Spain have reduced the funding of cultural
Employment in the cultural sector
How many people work in the cultural sector? In 2015, the cultural sector
employed 2.5% of the population of Spain. This figure is lower than the
Percentage of the population that took at least one training course related with culture in the last year
How many people participate in complementary training courses linked to
culture? In 2015, 5.9% of the Spanish population underwent some training of
Theatre, opera, classical music, dance… Can digital consumption be an
opportunity to attract new audiences to so-called high culture?
Income level influences habits in cultural participation online. What
happens in our peer countries?
What relationship exists between art and economics? We present two books
that study the importance of creativity and innovation in the arts, as well
as how art contributes to economic development.