This article analyzes the changes that have taken place in Russian institutes of culture in more than half a century since its inception. There are three historical periods in the development of institutions of this type: 1) create a network of institutes of culture throughout the country (1964-1989). 2) mass renaming of institutes of culture and expansion of the range of educational programs implemented (1990s – 2012).; 3) the period of changes in Russian higher education and the state cultural policy (since 2013).
Butsyk, Sergey V. – candidate of pedagogical Sciences, associate Professor, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture and Arts, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Examines a brief summary of humanitarian scientific-educational project “Culture and security”, which took the initiative performed at the Chelyabinsk state Institute of culture in cooperation with the Analytical center for strategic studies “SOKOL”.