Edinburgh International Culture Summit

About The Edinburgh International Culture Summit

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice, with a view to inspiring positive change in cultural policy and investment.

Set against the incomparable backdrop of one of the world’s greatest cultural events, the Edinburgh Festivals, the Culture Summit is uniquely placed to facilitate genuine and creative exchange between practitioners and policy-makers.

The programmes, people and successes of the first four Summits are shared through this website.

Recent Stories

Ministers and Speakers on Arts and Culture

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice, with a view to inspiring positive change in cultural policy and investment.

Catarina Vaz Pinto on Culture

Dr Catarina Vaz Pinto, Councillor of Culture, The City of Lisbon, Portugal talks to us about her work in Lisbon, the importance of culture and of partnerships and cross disciplinary work in the policy realm.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2018

Take a look back at 2018's Edinburgh International Culture Summit.