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Council: Arts Council Malta announces €7 million direct investment in funding schemes for 2022

Following the announcement of the 2022 budget in October, Arts Council Malta unveiled its funding schemes for 2022 based on 5 main pillars: Resilience, Artistic and Community, Development, Education, Cultural Heritage and Structural. The schemes are aimed at building on the momentum generated from last year’s RESTART schemes which were a catalyst in the regeneration of the creative and cultural sectors following the disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday 4 December 2021


Council Arts Council Malta announces €7 million direct investment in funding schemes for 2022

Following the announcement of the 2022 budget in October, Arts Council Malta unveiled its funding schemes for 2022 based on 5 main pillars: Resilience, Artistic and Community, Development, Education, Cultural Heritage and Structural. The schemes are aimed at building on the momentum generated from last year’s RESTART schemes which were a catalyst in the regeneration of the creative and cultural sectors following the disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday 4 December 2021


Council Arts Council Malta publishes findings from Audience Research study

59% of the Maltese public are open to donating money to cultural organisations to support their work, whilst 44% are willing to pay for cultural events that were previously free, and a further 37% are willing to pay ticket prices that are up to 10% higher than they were prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some of the main findings from an Audience Research study commissioned by Arts Council Malta over the past months.
Tuesday 30 November 2021


Council New Events Assurance Scheme in case of any potential re-introduction of COVID-19 restrictive measures that might affect the creative and cultural sectors.

The Events Assurance Scheme is aimed at providing the necessary assurance for cultural and artistic professionals in case of any potential re-introduction of restrictive measures beyond the current ones. The scheme will provide mitigation on measures that can have a devastating impact on the industry and will provide support to cover investments in terms of time and equity in the preparation for the organisation of activities/events.
Friday 19 November 2021


Council Dr Lydia Abela tniedi t-tieni edizzjoni ta’ ‘Kartolina Milied’

Din is-sena miftuħa għat-tfal kollha taħt is-16-il sena f'pajjiżna ​
Friday 19 November 2021


Council Arts Council Malta announces new Seat Utilisation Scheme for 2021-2022

As part of the government’s renewed commitment towards the creative and cultural sectors, Arts Council Malta has launched the Seat Utilisation Scheme for 2021-2022, aimed at supporting artists, organisers and producers in view of the unprecedented challenges which the creative and cultural sectors are facing due to the ongoing consequences stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday 11 November 2021

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A Creative Communications Broker at Arts Council Malta, Eleonora Ruggieri’s role revolves around the dissemination of information about national funding and investment programmes to the cultural and creative sectors via digital media. She also facilitates networking amongst cultural professionals and broker communication with national agencies, ensuring that artists and creatives are up-to-date as regards specific opportunities for exposure and growth offered by ACM. She talks to Kevin Saliba about the benefits of pursuing the Classics, the challenges of learning Maltese, the smell of old books, e-information overloads, social media algorithms and the strategy behind communicating efficiently the Council’s strategy for the next five years.
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The best, the worst, and the end of times
A Research Associate at Arts Council Malta, Neville Borg’s role involves developing and managing the Council’s research programmes via qualitative and quantitative research while gathering quality statistics and data mining, analysing cultural practices, and monitoring cultural participation tendencies, production and consumption for decision-making purposes. He is also a founding member of Wikimedia Community Malta. He talks to Kevin Saliba about the Council’s Digital Research & Development RESTART Scheme, the troubles with Wikipedia in Maltese, the state of art criticism in Malta, local gender divides in cultural participation and the end times according to Slavoj Žižek.
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