Malta/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 10:  Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (2014)

Trend (++ to --)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

13

Under the umbrella organisation of Heritage Malta National

 

Museums (organisations)

11

 

Archives (of public authorities)

2

National Archives
Notarial Archives

Visual arts

public art galleries / exhibition halls

1

National
In 2012 the National Museum of Fine Arts increased its capacity to act as a public art gallery with increased exhibition halls.

 

Art academies (or universities)

4

2 are part-time art schools with full-time arts education delivered by MCAST and the University of Malta

Performing arts

Symphony orchestras

1

 

 

Music schools

3

2 Part time schools. University runs performance related courses.

 

Music / theatre academies
(or universities)

2

Part-time facilities

 

Dramatic theatre

0

 

 

Music theatres, opera houses

4

Teatru Manoel, St. James Cavalier Theatre (with artistic programme) Mediterranean Conference Centre (rental house) Pjazza Teatru Rjal

 

Dance and ballet companies

1

 

Books and Libraries

Libraries

57 area libraries
1 Public Library
1 National Library

National Library and Public Libraries became one organisation in 2011

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations

1

 

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

2

St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity (Valletta Malta) Citadella Arts Centre (Victoria Gozo)


Chapter published: 12-08-2015


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