The Arad County Cultural Centre is a public cultural institution established by the Arad County Council (RO). Its mission is to support and promote Arad County's cultural and civil values in a regional, national and international context. Organized in specialized departments, the organization covers all the areas of culture and tourism. As a key arts supporting and promoting institution the CCJA develops and specific programme in visual arts which main action is the "Biennal of Contemporary art".
VšĮ “Artkomas” is a public institution established in 2006 in Kaunas (LT). Their mission is to improve the accessibility of culture to all levels of society, reducing the culture gap between the city and periphery, helping young artists to adjust their capacities in the market and to integrate into the rank of professionals.
The Cultural Policies Office favours the Municipal Administration’s cultural policies, carrying out different initiatives in order to realize the best conditions for participation of schools, young people, elderly and disabled persons in cultural events and to give many occasions for the valorisation of young artists’ creativity. The Office supports the actions of the Culture and Innovation Department by promoting intercultural dialogue and access to culture. It collaborates in many regional, European and international projects in particular by promoting the creative and cultural industries.
Stichting id11 is a non-profit organization set up in Delft in 2001. The foundation id11 aims to organize guest studios and accessible presentation and work places for artists, where experimentation can flourish. Over these years different AiR projects have taken place related to art in temporary spaces. They are supported by the Municipality of Delft.
Futurecity was founded in 2001 in response to the burgeoning interest in culture-driven regeneration and is now the UK’s most successful culture and placemaking consultancy. Futurecity believe that culture and creativity can be a binding force bringing people and urban space together. Through animation and activity new urban developments become more attractive to live in.
The CONSILIUL JUDETEAN HARGHITA is an elected public authority (County Council) in the region of Harghita (RO), which provides services for the residents of the region and contributes to the local growth by means of development programmes. In the framework of the County council there are different subordinated institutions, one of them specifically devoted to Arts and Culture: the "Cultural Centre", which pays great attention to visual arts, mainly in cooperation with other cultural operators in the province.
The Fundación Municipal de Cultura (FMC) is a public body established by the Municipality of Valladolid (ES) in 1982. The FMC developes cultural projects and manages all types of cultural activities. It has broad experience in the promotion, exhibition and dissemination of the Arts, with special attention to visual arts.
The Municipality of Aveiro is a public authority of Local Government. Through the development of various cultural projects, the Cultural Action Division aims to promote cultural exchange, as well as creativity within its society. Worth mentionins is the organization since 1989, of the International Biennial of Ceramic Art.
The City of Linz has a clearly defined Cultural Development Plan designed to enhance the international dimension of the cultural life and the artistic community. A major milestone was the implementation of “Linz 09 – European Capital of Culture”. Related to the deepening of the artistic exchange and artistic mobility as well as to urban development strategies, the “Urban interventions” project will in addition contribute considerably to the sustainable development of European artistic cooperation.
Kristiansand is alive with culture and was named the Best Cultural City in Norway in 2007, due to its strategic efforts to develop a broad range of cultural activities. The Department of Culture in the last years has been involved in the participation of European and International cultural projects.
The Municipality of Lecce is a Local Administration regularly involved in administrative activities. The Municipality of Lecce is active, in particular, in best practises exchanges with European, national, regional and local institutions. The Culture Unit manages all activities related to the cultural area, heritage, arts, highlighting the potential of the territory and its relationships with other national and international areas.
The Statutory City of Pardubice is the founder of three non-profit organizations, which are responsible for cultural events and leisure activities happening in the city: the East Bohemian Pardubice Theatre; the Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra and the Cultural Centre Pardubice. These three large cultural institutions in the city are responsible for 95% of all cultural life and events happening at a local level.
VšĮ “Vilniaus rotušė” (City Hall) is one of the institutions which represents Vilnius City. The goal of VšĮ “Vilniaus rotušė” is to represent the self-government of Vilnius, the Capital City of the Republic of Lithuania, in the social and cultural life, to implement the provisions of the cultural policy of the City.