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.

All News

Culture, Arts and Society
Young Cultural Innovators Forum

Pakistan’s Best Kept Secret: Lahore Museum 

Multi-time Salzburg Global Fellow, Anwar Akhtar on why his film – made with Ajoka Theatre – “Pakistan’s Best Kept Secret: Lahore Museum”, has much to say about peace, for both South Asia and the UK

What Role for Culture and Heritage in the Age of COVID-19?

Participants of What Future for Cultural Heritage? reunite – virtually - to discuss how to strengthen the cultural heritage sector

Festivals in a Time of Pandemic: How are Leaders Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis?

Cultural institutions are in crisis. How can leaders in the cultural sector and their teams anticipate and respond to unpredictable situations? What can we learn from crises to catalyze future innovation? Tisa Ho, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival shares her insights. 

Festivals on the Frontline

Festival Director Rojeh Khleif speaks about preserving human connection in challenging times

“The Show Must Go On” Iranian Online Festival Created to Show the Resilience of Festivals

The coronavirus lockdown did not stop Sepehr Sharifzadeh from doing what he does best: bringing people together to celebrate the arts.

Statement on COVID-19 Preparation and Response

Salzburg Global Seminar and Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron outline measures taken in the face of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

Cultural Innovation, Leadership and Collaboration: A Global Platform

Latest report from the Young Cultural Innovators Forum now online to download, read and share

What Future for Cultural Heritage? Perceptions, Problematics and Potential

Report from the latest program in the Culture, Arts and Society series explores perceptions of the past, problematics of the present and potential for the future

5 Ways AI is Changing our World for the Better

Man has long feared the rise of the machine – his own creation becoming smarter and more intelligent than he. But while artificial intelligence and machine learning are rapidly changing our world and powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, humanity does not need to be afraid

This Is Why One Man Is Keen to Protect Spoken Languages

Chao Gejin, a senior researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, discusses his work in oral cultural heritage

Strengthening Early Childhood Education and Childcare Resources

Through her work with NEXT Memphis, Young Cultural Innovator Chloe Hakim-Moore aims to close opportunity gaps in early childhood education and childcare in Memphis

Moving from Me to We in the Upper Midwest: Creating “Deeply Human” Spaces Online

Young Cultural Innovators from the American Midwest “meet up” despite lockdown as regional program moves online

Creating Digital Connections Across American Cities

Young Cultural Innovators from across Baltimore, Detroit, Memphis and New Orleans “meet up” despite lockdown as regional program moves online

Responding to Civic Priorities through Public Art

Salzburg Global Fellows Alphonse Smith and Heidi Schmalbach help build artists’ capacity and address civic needs

Salzburg Global Provides Community Support Awards for Young Cultural Innovators

Funds redistributed to support Salzburg Global Fellows in Detroit, Memphis, and New Orleans in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Young Cultural Innovator Builds New Relationships in Detroit

Christopher Yepez a.k.a. Sacramento Knoxx uses funding distributed by Salzburg Global to explore new methods of innovation and collaboration

From One Generation to the Next: Documenting the Oral Tradition in Food

Young Cultural Innovator Yu Nakamura brings Grandma's Recipes to Cajun community festival Cochon de Lait

Strengthening Relationships Between South Africa and the United States

Salzburg Global Fellows from New Orleans, Detroit, and South Africa collaborate through Salzburg travel scholarship

Young Cultural Innovator Participates in Leadership Exchange in Cape Town

Salzburg Global Fellow Atianna Cordova reflects on 2018 trip to South Africa

Zoe Chun: Art Community - A Salon of This Generation

Salzburg Global Fellow Zoe Chun reflects on her experience at the sixth program of the Young Cultural Innovators Forum
load more