Creative Scotland chief apologises for funding backlash—though questions remain | The Art Newspaper

Creative Scotland chief apologises for funding backlash—though questions remain | The Art Newspaper
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Can arts organizations in the UK survive such cuts when they rely so heavily on public funding? The model in the US of tax incentives to motivate philanthropy is not an option in the UK. Most arts organizations survive through depressed ticket fees and support from local government. The decision of Creative Scotland to cut its support of many organizations effectively sets them on a pathway to closure.

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