Culture

Cultural policy is about promoting a living and independent cultural heritage. This area covers the conditions for cultural practitioners and people’s access to culture in all its forms, and how cultural heritage is to be preserved, used and developed.

Responsible for culture

Responsible minister

Amanda Lind, Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport
Amanda Lind Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport

Responsible ministry

News about culture

  • Government grants to culture schools reintroduced

    Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

    The Government intends to reintroduce government grants to municipal culture schools. The grants, which encompass SEK 50 million, will be used to broaden the offering within culture schools and reach new groups. The proposal is made in the Government’s Spring Amending Budget, which is based on an agreement between the Green Party, the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberals.

  • Free museum admission to remain

    Photo: Mikael Sjöberg/TT

    Admission to a number of state-owned museums will remain free of charge under a proposal in the Government’s Spring Amending Budget for 2019. The Spring Amending Budget is based on an agreement between the Green Party, the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberals.

Content about culture

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