Posts Tagged ‘public institutions’


Tom Perlmutter Stepping Down as NFB Chair


Tom Perlmutter today announced his decision to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner, effective December 31, 2013, in order to devote himself to thinking and writing about the long-term issues affecting the arts and public cultural organizations.

Do We Need Public Cultural Organizations?


The following is the text of a public address given by government film commissioner Tom Perlmutter to the RIDM conference in Montreal on November 17, 2009 It may seem self-serving at worst and naïve at best for the head of a public cultural agency to pose the question of today’s debate. It is neither. It more »