The Arts, Culture and Heritage sector is facing unprecedented change across the globe.
Organisations based throughout the West are grappling with dramatic cuts in funding, whilst investment in arts and culture continues to increase throughout Asia and the Middle East.
Scientific advances are constantly enhancing our understanding of the past, as well as informing the preservation and presentation of historic artefacts, whilst international debate over the rightful ownership of historic artefacts continues.
Audience expectations are shifting globally, and the competition to attract new audiences has never been greater. Where organisations were previously defined by a physical space or performance, they are now providers of content across numerous platforms.
In France, much of the cultural sector is supported by the government who allocates budgets to the regional administrations. Though often criticized, this government expenditure has had a dramatic impact on France’s cultural activities, representing as much as 3% of GDP.
Odgers Berndtson France works with cultural organisations to identify and develop leaders to secure growth in this competitive industry and promote their organisation’s culture and goals.