Arts council

An arts council is a government or private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts; mainly by funding local artists, awarding prizes, and organizing arts events. They often operate at arms-length from the government to prevent political interference in their decisions.

List of arts councils

North America

Canada

Provincial
Municipal

United States

Regional councils
States
California
Florida
Minnesota
New York
North Carolina
Oregon

Oregon Arts Commission

Arts Council of Lake Oswego

Utah

Europe

Bulgaria

Germany

Ireland

Norway

Sweden

United Kingdom

Asia

India

Pakistan

Philippines

Singapore

Africa

Oceania

References

  1. "Who We Are". Retrieved 2015-09-17.

Further reading

  • Gibans, Nina Freedlander (2006). The Community Arts Council Movement: History, Opinions, Issues (2nd ed.). New Academia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9777908-3-8. 
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