Artistic Institutions, Initiatives, and Policies

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780520247109
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520939462 | DOI:
Artistic Institutions, Initiatives, and Policies

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This chapter takes a look at the slow creation of new cultural institutions and policies. It studies the campaigns designed to bring culture and art more directly to the masses, the move toward more government oversight of the arts, and the creation of specialized art schools. The chapter outlines the broader social and political changes, and then discusses the centralization of cultural activities under institutions such as the Consejo Nacional de Cultura and the Ministry of Culture. It also documents the rise of the Amateurs' movement and discusses the formation of management agencies designed for the coordination of musical performance.

Keywords: cultural institutions; specialized art schools; political changes; cultural activities; Amateurs' movement; management agencies; musical performance

Chapter.  10799 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ethnomusicology

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