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The Arts Dividend By Darren Henley

The Arts Dividend
by Darren Henley

An illuminating account of the importance of public investment in arts and culture
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The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays by Darren Henley

The Arts Dividend looks in depth at seven key benefits that art and culture bring to our lives: encouraging our nation's creativity; advancing education; impacting positively on health and wellbeing; supporting innovation and technology; providing defining characteristics to villages, towns and cities; contributing to economic prosperity; and enhancing England's reputation for cultural excellence on the global stage.; This book encourages us to consider our country's innate creativity and the invaluable rewards to be gained from the public investment that enables great art and culture to be a part of everyone's lives, no matter who they are or where they live.; Having spent a year travelling the length and breadth of England, Darren Henley shares his reflections on our remarkable national arts and culture landscape from Cumbria to Kent and from Cornwall to Northumberland.

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The Arts Dividend Reviews


"A thoroughly enjoyable work that is of value both to the newcomer to classical music as well as the more seasoned aficionado." New York Journal of Books.com on "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music"

About Darren Henley


DARREN HENLEY is chief executive of Arts Council England. His two independent government reviews into music and cultural education resulted in England's first National Plan for Music Education, new networks of Music Education Hubs and Heritage Schools, the Museums and Schools programme, the BFI Film Academy and the National Youth Dance Company. Before joining the Arts Council, he led Classic FM for fifteen years, first as managing editor and then managing director.; The author of thirty books, he studied politics at the University of Hull and holds honorary academic awards from Birmingham City University, Buckinghamshire New University, Canterbury Christ Church University, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts, Liverpool John Moores University, Royal College of Music, Royal Northern College of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the University for the Creative Arts and the University of Hull. A companion of the Chartered Management Institute and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London College of Music and the Radio Academy, he is a recipient of the Sir Charles Groves Prize, the British Academy President's Medal and an OBE for services to music

Table of Contents


contents; About this book vii; Introduction 1; chapter 1 The creativity dividend 19; chapter 2 The learning dividend 45; chapter 3 The feel-good dividend 71; chapter 4 The innovation dividend 89; chapter 5 The place-shaping dividend 107; chapter 6 The enterprise dividend 139; chapter 7 The reputation dividend 161; Acknowledgements 173; Index 175

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GOR007936950
The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays by Darren Henley
Darren Henley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elliott & Thompson Limited
2016-06-30
192
1783962771
9781783962778
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