The Culture, Arts and Society series harnesses the transformative power of the arts to shape a better world. Through future-focused programs and projects, it raises the profile of culture and the arts in policy agendas, catalyzes exchange across disciplines and sectors, and sustains a unique creative community across continents.

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Culture, Arts and Society Updates

Salzburg Global Fellow Shahidul Alam Profiled for TIME Magazine’s “Person of the Year” Feature

Bangladeshi photographer and activist highlighted in the magazine’s annual end-of-year piece

The Shock of the New - Arts, Technology and Making Sense of the Future

Latest report from the Culture, Arts and Society series now available online

Salzburg Global and Salzburg Festival Mark New Partnership by Hosting Max Reinhardt Symposium

Guests convene at Schloss Leopoldskron for lectures, lunch, and a reception to honor and discuss the life of theater director Max Reinhardt

Salzburg Global President's Report 2018

The 2018 edition of the Salzburg Global President’s Report presents the renewed mission and strategic framework of the organization, announces an exciting new campaign, and reviews each of the last year’s programs

Stefan Brandt - The "Future is a Very Abstract Topic"

Director of Futurium speaks to Salzburg Global ahead of workshop opening

Young Cultural Innovator Creates Online Poetry Archive

Maia Asshaq creates free audio archive to highlight the work of artists from all over the world

Young Cultural Innovators “Move from Me to We” at Regional Meeting

Fellows from Detroit, Memphis, and New Orleans take part in two-day program

Detroit YCI Launches Project which Identifies Ways to Increase Creativity

Melvin Henley hosts discussion on Creativity in “Non-Creative” Places in Detroit

Salzburg Global YCIs Travel to New Orleans for Regional Meeting

Fellows will explore what it means to be part of a creative hub in cities undergoing transformation

Connecting Local Innovators with Global Resources

New report from the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators chronicles how the annual convening in Austria is building a dynamic and impactful global network
Young Cultural Innovators Forum Updates

Salzburg Global Fellow Delighted by Success and Promise of US Film Tour

YCI alumnus brings new perspectives to audiences at screenings in Memphis and New Orleans

Salzburg Global and AADF Host Change-Making and Civic Innovation Workshop

Salzburg Global Fellows take part in one-day workshop in Tirana, Albania

Expanding Collaborations Within and Beyond Native Nations

Young Cultural Innovators from different Native Nations reflect on their heritage, inspiration, and challenges

Young Cultural Innovators - Regional Fellows Event, New Orleans

Report from the second US Regional Fellows Event of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators (YCI Forum) now online and available to download, read and share.

Young Cultural Innovators Depart Salzburg With a Smile

Fifth program of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators reaches a successful conclusion

Czyka Tumaliuan - I Help Preserve Filipino Literature

Book bar owner discusses giving authors a voice and why she is helping to create a digital library

Hot Topic - Young Cultural Innovators Discuss First Step Toward Transforming Systems

Young Cultural Innovators discuss first steps toward transforming systems in their cities and regions

Hot Topic - Young Cultural Innovators Discuss How They Have Been Expanding Collaborations

Young Cultural Innovators discuss how they have been expanding collaborations within their work

There’s More to Salzburg than Classical Music

Newest YCI Salzburg Hub members reflect on their experiences in one of Europe’s cultural capitals

YCI Forum - Let's Expand Collaborations

Fellows discuss their experiences - good and bad - of collaborating with others and the significance of cross-sectoral work