Chile/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

A summary of public cultural institutions and infrastructure as of 2012 is presented below in the WorldCP-recommended format.

 

Domain

Cultural  Institutios (subdomain )

Number

Comments

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognized)

1295

National monumentos Nacionales declared by decree

 

Museum (Organizationes)

26

Public museums, dependants on DIBAM

 

Archives (of public authorities)

4

In regional offices,

Visual arts

public art galleries / showrooms

1

Gabriela Mistral Gallery

 

Visual Arts academies or universities

3

Public universities that offer training in the visual arts are the Universidad de Chile Universidad de Playa Ancha,  and Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación.

Performing arts

Symphonic orchestras

3

Orquesta de Cámara de Chile, Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile, Camerata Vocal de la Universidad de Chile

 

Academias de música (o universidades)

7

Public universities that offer music training are Universidad de Chile, Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la EducaciónUniversidad de La Serena, Universidad de Talca, Universidad de Playa Ancha, Universidad de Valparaíso, Universidad de Los Lagos

 

Theater academies (or universities)

3

Public univesities that offer theater training: Universidad de Chile, Universidad de Playa Ancha and la Universidad de Valparaíso

 

Music halls, opera houses

7

Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Teatro Municipal de Las Condes, Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa, Teatro Universidad de Chile, Teatro Regional de Rancagua, Teatro Regional del Maule    

 

Ballet and dance companies

3

Ballet Nacional Chileno, Ballet Folclórico Nacional (Bafona), Ballet del Teatro Municipal de Santiago

Books and libraries

Libraries

448

Public libraries

Audiovisual

Broadcasters

1

Estata TV Channel, Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN)

Source: National Statistics Institute (INE) & National Council on Culture and Arts (CNCA), Culture and Free time, 2012 Annual Report (INE & CNCA, 2013).

National Council on Culture and Arts, Mapping Chile’s Creative Industries Project (CNCA, pending publication).

Ministry of Education, Higher Education Information Service (SIES), Academic Programs Database 2013. (www.mifuturo.cl)


Chapter published: 28-12-2013


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