Government Should Not Reduce Funding For Art The University Of Sheffield Assignment

2972 words - 12 pages

Government Should not Reduce Funding for Art
–Based on The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Case Study
Introduction
Whether the government has given cultural and artistic sponsorship and subsidies have always been a controversial topic (Shan 2016). In recent years, the amount of art funding in many countries has been declining. In the United States, for example, in 2011, the American art fund fell to a record low after the financial crisis in 2013. In the government's non-military budget, art expenditure only accounted for 0.28%, and local government spending fell by 21% (Glaister 2018). In fact, culture and art are a key part of the country's soft power (Nye 2008). Countries and countries can enhance mutual understanding through cultural and artistic exchanges. Therefore, it is very important in a country. If the government cuts financial support for art activities, it will bring many problems to the art activities. The research goal of this paper is to prove that the government should continue to provide sponsorship amounts to art and cultural organizations. In the literature review section, this article studies about the relationship between art and government and reviews the development of federal funding for art organizations museums in the United States, finally taking a look at a specific art form to figure out its development through government support. In the case study, taking the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as an example, this article introduces its organizational structure, sources of funding, and analyses the necessity of the federal support for this museum as well as a SWOT analysis. Finally, end up with a conclusion about whether the government should reduce funding for art.
Literature review
The relationship between government and art
Art, as a part of the culture, is an important policy asset of government for their cultural function of a country, it can also have an active impose on contributing to building the inherent value to society (NASAA 2010). In order to figure out whether the government should support the art, we firstly should understand the relationship between government and the art. Art plays an important role in social, economy and policy in the public in view of performance patterns of humans in certain periods, and it meets the artistic wants and demands of the public (Demirel & Altintas 2012). Therefore, many countries today support different forms of art because of economic, social, political or ideological reasons, and assume a variety of roles in the field of fine arts (Demirel & Altintas 2012). It can be inferred that the government has an important influence on art growth and the most direct way is to support art by funding the art industries. According to the textbook, it is suggested that policy about government funding for art should concentrate on distribution and the reaching of audiences rather than focusing on an artist (Hesmondhalgh 2013). There are different forms of art l...

RELATED

The Government, not individuals, should be responsible for healthcare and Welfare Provision. Discuss - modern studies - essay

1545 words - 7 pages The Government, not individuals, should be responsible for healthcare and Welfare Provision. Discuss. (20 marks) The question of who is responsible for healthcare and welfare provision is a complex one and there is a range of theories and approaches. Some believe that the government should be responsible - and so, call for a collectivist approach. Such advocates would argue that it is the responsibility of the government to concern itself and

Should Australia reduce its use of coal and build its own nuclear reactor for generating energy?

446 words - 2 pages record is already good when compared to other fossil-fuel plants that it produces much less radioactive waste than coal power, and that nuclear power is a sustainable source.For the above reasons, nuclear energy may be considered bad for the world, but right now considering the melting ice, many displaced from their homes by rising oceans, increasingly catastrophic weather, and expanding deserts should be taken into account first. Therefore Australia should reduce its use of coal and build its own nuclear reactor for generating energy.http://www.uic.com.au/nip44.htmhttp://news.mongabay.com/2005/1124-climate.html

the art assignment is a formal analysis for an assignment to a specific art chosen for art history - art history - formal art

949 words - 4 pages focus on the way the artist arranged the composition. And for this assignment, I want you to spend the most attention with this section. In this section, go over the following components: o Is the work two-dimensional or three-dimensional? The Elements of Art The Principles of Design 1. Describe the work you chose and how the artist has used all 7 of the Elements of Art listed below. These are the formal elements that you have been studying in the

The World's End - identity and realism - Sheffield Hallam University - Essay

2609 words - 11 pages . Their goal is to reach the final pub ‘The World’s End’. As for most Edgar Wright films, there is a twist in the narrative, in which they discover the town has been overtaken by alien-controlled robots. The film is similar to the other films directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as it uses British humour and sarcasm to make light of working-class Britain. The film is stereotypically British, not only because of its sarcastic

Birth control should be provided for free by the government - De Anza College / ESL 273 - Essay

734 words - 3 pages 3 Agree or disagree: Birth control should be provided for free by the government Good for Life When it comes to the issue of birth control, most of us will agree that it helps us control the time to have children. However, in 2017, the Trump administration rolled back protections of the Affordable Care Act which increased women’s access to a wide range of contraceptives without paying out of pocket. The new rules allow employers to decline to

Critical assignment for a humanities class about the art of three different types of styles - Concordia - Research paper

2100 words - 9 pages could not fight, vote, nor take part in politics. In conclusion, the Archaic period set up the foundation for what the Classical Greek period would develop into. The pre-Socratic philosophers in the Archaic period questioned nature and believed man was the measure of all things which explained the style of art and social order. As Greece transitioned, there was Archaic styles that stayed in the new Classical period, as well as forming new styles

art of influence: to modify the human genome or not to - English 1302 - research

897 words - 4 pages convened by, “the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of London” (Ladika p.763). In spite of the concerns of the government and several scientists, in 2016 Chinese researchers made “four of 26 embryos resistant to HIV infection” (Ladika p.763). Again, in 2017, these researchers corrected mutations in three embryos. One of these embryos corrected a mutation for the blood disorder

the army of people and government - class - assignment

790 words - 4 pages delegates continued by stating that anyone who fought with them would be given land as a thank you. Since the delegates agreed that they were not bound by Mexican laws, they needed to formally create an independent Texas government. The next vote would determine the type of government they would put in place. ! ————————————————————————————————————————————————— !! The First Provisional Government and Preparing for War The consensus among the

assignment for the project of a enterpreneurship idea - Syracuse University - assignment

1467 words - 6 pages up immediately. For delivering, it charges like a vending machine, receiving changes like $1, $5, and $10. You type all the information on your cell phone as soon as you put the package in one of lockers. As I am a sophomore student in Syracuse University, I live in a house instead of a dorm. These weeks, I found that few of my packages were missing, and I started to think about how to improve this issue. In south campus, students receive and

Government of the United States - government - essay

2084 words - 9 pages litigations ■ Amicus curiae is brief filed in a lawsuit by a group that is not party to the lawsuit but that has an interest in the outcome ■ federal government itself files these ○ Solicitor General ■ responsible for representing the U.S. government before the Supreme Court ■ lets the Court know which cases are important ○ Amicus curiae briefs increase chances of being accepted ● Doctrine: Policymaking by the Court ○ Judicial Doctrine ■ A rule that sets

group assignment for semester 2, 2018 - university of adelaide - assignment

730 words - 3 pages mutual fund over the 3 quarters. In terms of analysis it will be beneficial that sector allocation must be provided on a historical basis. Most US funds provide this information, though not as many Australian funds provide this information on a historical basis. b. Comparison Funds: Once the team has selected the Equity Mutual Funds, and the Fixed Income Security Fund, The team now needs to get 2 (two) comparison funds for each chosen Mutual Fund

The Founding Documents of the United States - Liberty University Government - Essay

804 words - 4 pages its power from the people. If the government misuses its power, the people have a right to form a new government. (Daley, 2018). Jefferson wrote that God gave rights to the people—“Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness”—and that no person or government should be able to take those rights away. (Daley, 2018). The Bible also discusses freedom and the pursuit of happiness in many Scriptures. For example, Galatians says: “For you were called

whether we should ban the cigarettes or not - MLC - cigarettes

959 words - 4 pages quitting smoking, the risk of coronary heart disease is about half that of a smoker, and after 10 years of cessation, the risk of lung cancer also falls to about half that of a smoker. It’s time to do something, so for my topic, “Should there be higher taxes on buying cigarettes?” I will say “definitely yes!” Increasing taxes on cigarettes is the most straightforward and the most highly effective strategy to reduce the cigarettes demand. I understand

Culture through the lens of art - New York University Cultural Foundations II - Essay

1078 words - 5 pages Joey Kashanian Cultural Foundations II Professor Stephanie Kiceluk Paper #3 Cultural Belief Through the Lense of Art Art has served as an outlet for the expression of cultural values and human ideologies throughout human history. From the primitive cave paintings of the Paleolithic era to more contemporary forms of music and cinematography, humanity has used art to convey dogmas of the times. An artist’s focus lies in the eyes of his observer

Petrarch's attitude toward his own time vs. the Classical past - Academy of Art University - essay

776 words - 4 pages beginning of the middle ages we might not have the beauty that is found in the Romanesque and Gothic eras. Petrarch may have been the first one to read the classics in doing so he paved the way for the humanistic thinkers. Medieval art projects show that the classical and era are continuous. If Petrarch had understood that when “King Carolus (742–814 CE), or Charles the Great, to preserve some of the fading knowledge of the Roman Empire.” (Module 3