Artwatch Ghana salutes all Ghanaian Museum workers as we join hands with the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to celebrate this special day on the theme “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”. It is an important day for awareness creation about the great contributions of museums in historical, educational and socio-cultural development of any nation.
Policy and Advocacy
We believe that by prioritizing the study of the arts the nation would be able to tap, refine and turn its abundance natural resources into beneficial wealth for national development. In the light of this, we digest critical legislative issues affecting arts and arts education, and review Arts and culture policies.
Facts Abut the Arts
1. Comprehensive education in the Arts develops well-rounded citizenry including children.
2. The arts promote and preserve cultural development.
3. Realizing the full potentials of the arts in national development need both public and private participation.
4. The inventive and innovative power of a nation depends on its progressive development and level of active studies in the arts