Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management

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26 Dec 2009

The economic contribution of arts and cultural activity is often presented by arts sector managers as an important reason for why the government should provide support and subsidies for the conduct of arts activities. This paper provides a review of how such contributions are assessed,...

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26 Dec 2009

Culture should no longer be thought of as a set of binary oppositions between elite/popular, refined/debased, individual/mass, high/low. Instead, we need to conceive of culture in three highly interrelated spheres: publicly funded, commercial, and home-made, each with its own definition, gatekeepers and critical discourse....

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26 Dec 2009

This paper presents a series of empirical case studies to discuss impacts of economic globalisation on the development of performing arts organisations in Vietnam (Hanoi Youth Theatre and Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra) and Australia (Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Symphony Orchestra), and focuses on how...

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26 Dec 2009

Despite the hype surrounding the mobilisation of the creative arts as a vehicle for social and physical regeneration, there are few systematic assessments of the success or otherwise of this agenda. This paper will present a framework for assessing the social, economic and...

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14 Sep 2008

This paper brings together critiques of contemporary Australian cultural policy from three sources: academic research, arts leaders and public intellectuals. It discusses the discursive shift in cultural policy towards an instrumentalist framework, and reviews academic research on this shift and its implications. It then looks...

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9 Sep 2008

This paper is based on the findings of a combined field research study and historical-comparative research analysis. It was undertaken by the researcher during 2003/2004, whilst working for a State Owned Enterprise (SOE) engaged in tertiary visual arts education, in South East China. The research...

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9 Sep 2008

In a modern context, symphonic music is constantly exploring how to market itself innovatively and yet respect traditional forms, in order to engage new audiences and remain relevant in the 21st century. This project researches the need to understand single ticket buyer behaviour and its...

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29 Aug 2008

Whilst there is no national cultural policy in Australia, the local government sector has embraced cultural planning to a high degree. The external mechanisms that have influenced local government to place so much importance on cultural planning infrastructure, seem to have left councils in a...

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28 Aug 2008

The purpose of this research is to understand how small museums contribute to social capital in their community. The research uses three distinct case studies to distinguish differences and similarities. The article first discusses aspects of social impact and the arts. It then identifies a...