Netherlands/ 2. General objectives and principles of cultural policy
2.2 National definition of culture
Following the description given in Cultural Policy in the Netherlands
(Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, 2003) culture is understood to include:
- the arts (the visual arts and design, architecture, film, performing arts, amateur arts and arts education);
- cultural heritage (museums, historic buildings and sites, archaeology, archives) and
- media, (broadcasting, the printed media), literature and libraries.
Chapter published: 28-11-2008