Amateur artistic practices
“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
Cultural consumption: a question of taste or of price?
This article from the Social Observatory of "la Caixa" analyses the role
played by education and income in people’s participation in cultural
activities of different types.
Perspectives on cultural participation in Europe
This book, reviewed for the Social Observatory of "la Caixa", aims to
measure participation in cultural activities on a European level, as well
as promote them to contribute to social inclusion and active citizenship.
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.