WHEN: September 18-19, 2014
WHERE: Prague, City center, Periphery
The Aspen Institute Prague became a partner organization of Praga Caput Cultura conference. The event about the importance of culture for city development took place within the Street for Art 2014 festival.
Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and a significant heritage site of Central Europe. Culture and arts are an important element of city development and their support requires a strategic approach. The conference focused on the cultural policy of Prague including its central and peripheral areas. The key 6 themes of the cultural policy in Prague – Role of culture, Culture & Tourism, Arts in Public Spaces, Research & Development, Local Networks and Creative Entrepreneurship were explored in panel discussions, seminars and working sessions.
The conference was organised together with Praha 14 kulturní, Prague 14, Institute of Planning and Development Prague, American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, Arts Institute – Theatre Institute and the Prague City Council.