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Poland/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 12:  Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (Year)

Trend (++ to --

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

46 (2011)

+

 

Museums (organisations)

822 (2013)

++

 

Archives (of public authorities)

34 (2011)

no change

Visual arts

Public art galleries / exhibition halls

202 (2013)

+

 

Art academies (or universities)

8 (2012)

no change

Performing arts

Symphonic orchestras

12 (2010)

-

 

Music schools*

 

 

 

Music / theatre academies
(or universities)

11 (2011)

no change

 

Dramatic theatre

104 (2012)

+

 

Music theatres, opera houses

25 (2012)

no change

 

Dance and ballet companies

n.a.

n.a

Books and Libraries

Public libraries

8 112 (2013)

-

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations **

2 (2010)

no change

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

3 870 (2012)

--

Source:    Central Statistic Office, The activities of cultural institutions in Poland in 2010, The activities of cultural institutions in Poland in 2011 and Culture in 2013.
*              there are no separate data for music schools. According to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage there are 355 public arts schools.
**            Polish Public Television and Polish Public Radio are two separate public broadcasting organisations, however they consist of several channels each and numerous regional branches.


Chapter published: 20-08-2015

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