The initiators of A Cultural Deal for Europe publish an open letter, calling for a response to their call to action and include a strong cultural dimension in political programmes and electoral campaign trails.

Spanish Minister for Culture and Sport Miquel Iceta Llorens presented Spain’s main focuses on cultural policy to the CULT Committee. In line with UNESCO pledges as evoked by the MONDIACULT 2022 final declaration, Iceta announced Spain’s dedication to recognising culture as a global public good.

C’est la rentrée! CAE reflects on the new faces in the European Institutions, as wll as the recent SOTEU address by European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen.

Today Culture Action Europe’s project, “Pop the Vote! Culture on the Ballot,” launches an open call to find 52 young Changemakers from 14 countries who want to deepen their artistic and activism practices by exploring innovative ways of community engagement using the language of the arts and culture for political change.

A recent article in the online publication Culture Statistics presents updated data on cultural employment from 2022, collected by the European Union Labour Force Survey. Let’s break it down.


May 9, 2023, 5:53 am

Pop the Vote works with young artists and art school students in 14 EU countries to act as Changemakers in their own communities and mobilise them to participate in the European Parliamentary elections 2024.

April 21, 2023, 4:07 pm

NEW VOICES, a new project by Fabulamundi Playwriting Europe (FAB), will develop a new methodology to sustain and train a new generation of playwrights, putting dramaturgy into the spotlight, removing the barriers to the profession and integrating digital tools and results in the creation process.

December 15, 2020, 3:04 pm

The European cultural ecosystem calls for a new Cultural Deal, a transversal, overarching framework that should demonstrate the EU’s political commitment to place culture at the heart of the European project.

April 11, 2022, 8:14 am

“ProCCS: Microfunding Cultural and Creative Sectors” is a project supporting the overall cultural and creative sectors (CCS) by bridging the skills gap of professionals in the sector and connecting them with the business and microfinance sector.

March 15, 2022, 1:31 pm

“Frequencies” is a podcast that explores arts and cultural initiatives that seek to impact and transform communities, near and far. “Frequencies” lives at the intersection of culture and politics by focusing on the power cultural practices and agents have in nurturing inclusive, open, diverse, fair and democratic societies.


September 25, 2023, 2:06 pm
12 October, 2023

Another lunchtime presentation is coming up! This time we focus on CAE efforts towards sustainable transition!

October 3, 2023, 10:00 am | October 17, 2023, 11:00 am
3 October, 17 October

CAE will be hosting 2 pre-General Assembly meetings in order to discuss, listen and take into consideration the feedback and input of members regarding a proposed increase to the current membership fees.