National Art Gallery of Namibia Act, 2000

Where
Namibia
When
2016
Who
National Art Gallery of Namibia
Objetivos clave de la medida:

The ojectives of the National Art Gallery of Namibia Act of 2000 are to:

  1. secure and optimize administration, storage and exhibition space;
  2. employ qualified staff to fulfil the objectives of the gallery and providing opportunities for capacity building especially in cultural management;
  3. inculcate sound corporate governance;
  4. solicit and secure funding for the NAGN to meet its objectives;
  5. acquire, conserve and preserve permanent collections of Namibia’s visual arts and crafts heritage of a high standard and representative nature;
  6. provide and manage comprehensive archives of visual art and craft to facilitate retrieval, research, documentation and publication in respect of Namibia’s visual art and craft;
  7. establish and maintain integrated information management systems;
  8. promote the public’s awareness, enjoyment and appreciation of visual art and craft;
  9. develop educational programmes in respect of visual art and craft activities in collaboration with appropriate institutions and providers;
  10. promote Namibian artists, art and craft locally, regionally and internationally through hosting exhibitions, residential workshops, networks and forums; and through encouraging dialogues and establishing partnerships;
  11. facilitate the production of innovative works of art and craft in Namibia;
  12. contribute to the development of the creative economy and the arts industry in Namibia;
  13. inform itself and impart knowledge about international standards and ethics in curation; and support and provide curatorial services for visual arts and crafts exhibitions in Namibia; and
  14. exercise custody over the Government Collection.
Alcance de la medida:
National
Naturaleza de la medida:
legislative, institutional
Característica principal de la medida:

To establish a National Art Gallery of Namibia and to provide for its objects; to provide for a board of trustees of the gallery and to define the powers and functions of the board; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:
  1. administration, storage and exhibition space secured and optimized;
  2. qualified gallery staff
  3. opportunities for capacity building especially in cultural management provided for;
  4. sound corporate governance of the institution;
  5. funds from donors and own fundraising initiatives increased;
  6. high standard and representative permanent collections of Namibia’s visual arts and crafts heritage available;
  7. comprehensive archives of visual art and craft provided and well managed;
  8. high standard and maintained integrated information management system established;
  9. public’s awareness, enjoyment and appreciation of visual art and craft increased;
  10. Involvement in the development of educational programmes in respect of visual art and craft activities in collaboration with appropriate institutions and providers;
  11. Namibian artists promoted locally, regionally and internationally through hosting exhibitions, residential workshops, networks and forums;
  12. the production of innovative works of art and craft in Namibia facilitated;
  13. contribution to the development of the creative economy and the arts industry in Namibia;
  14. knowledge about international standards and ethics in curation learned and imparted;
  15. curatorial services for visual arts and crafts exhibitions in Namibia supported; and
  16. Custody over the Government Collection.
Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

The institution is budgeted through the Directorate of Arts in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creación
Producción
Distribución
Participación