THE ASSOCIATION OF LITHUANIAN CULTURAL CENTRES — the Country's largest community of cultural centres, representing their common interests and shaping Lithuanian cultural policy
The Association of Lithuanian Cultural Centres (ALCC) unites 96% of all Lithuanian cultural centres. For 19 years this organisation has been carrying out its purpose to unite cultural centres, to represent their needs and to ensure that their activities are accessible in Lithuania and abroad. Members of ALCC also take part in working groups, expert groups, funding programmes and prepares projects of various normative acts. They also take part in committees of the Lithuanian Association of Municipalities as well as participate in the election of the Lithuanian Council for Culture and the Ministry of Culture. ALCC cooperates closely with other cultural unions, institutions of higher education and organisations engaged in similar activities in Lithuania and abroad. They are part of the Baltic cooperation within the ENCC.
Staff members: 10-15
Expertise: Cultural management & methods
Target group: They reach the community in its diversity.
Areas of work: Sociocultural activities & cultural mediation — Community & civic activities — Art education & other educational activities — Local / regional / national projects — Capacity building activities / Courses / Trainings / Lifelong learning activities — Cultural distribution and promotion — Coordination of a network — Networking / cooperation — Consultancy
Fields of work: Theatre, Music, Circus art / Clowning, Puppetry, Dance, Street art — Amateur arts — Cultural Heritage — Visual Arts — Decorative arts, Graphic design, Craftwork — Creative Writing, Publishing — Architecture
Topics of work: Participation / audience engagement — Impact of cultural activities — Creative & cultural industries — Cultural management & methods — Cultural policy — Cultural rights — Conditions of cultural workers, labour right & human resources — Territorial development on local & regional level — European capitals of culture — Tourism — Gastronomy
EU/International cooperation: Networking and cooperation with Estonian and Latvian cultural centres and organisations — Cooperation with Hungarian, Italian, Belgian culture centres through cultural projects and events
Priorities for the network: European cultural policy — Partnership for European cooperation projects — Funding calls in the field of culture