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7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 6:     Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (2009)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

13

 

Museums (organisations)

28

 

Archives (of public authorities)

2

Visual arts

public art galleries / exhibition halls

-

 

Art academies (or universities)

-

Performing arts

Symphonic orchestras

3

 

Music schools

-

 

Music / theatre academies (or universities)

-

 

Dramatic theatre

2

 

Music theatres, opera houses

1

 

Dance and ballet companies

1

Books and Libraries

Libraries

188

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations

1*

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

-

Other (please explain)

 

-

Source(s): Institute for the Management of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage (IGESPAR) and UNESCO; Institute for Museums and Conservation (IMC); Directorate-General for Books and Libraries (DGLB); Portuguese Radio and Television (RTP).
*                 RTP, Portuguese Radio and Television (Television - 9 channels; Radio - 8 channels).


Chapter published: 14-07-2011


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