Culture Map-Minerva project

Name of the Project: Culture Map – Minerva Project; "A map of the cultural heritage sector in Europe"

EU funded Programme: Europe for Citizens, LLP, Youth, Media



The aim of this project is to:


bridge,through understanding who the key players are, how they define the market in which they operate and how each entity relates to one another, 2 concurrent issues:

Growth of cultural sector
Growth of the digitization of the cultural heritage market as a means of reaching a wider audience and making the cultural heritage more accessible to people.

The aim of this project is to:


summary of the legal legislation concerning the cultural sector in each of the 27 Member States
Identification of the main legal notices (concerning culture) in each country
A database of the main cultural institutions in each country (Name of Site, Type of Site, Public/Private, Address, Country, Telephone, Fax, E-mail, Website, Contact Person)
Map of relationships between the different cultural bodies at the National, Regional and Local Level.