Document Type : Review article
In the new millennium this is a well-accepted fact that “culture” has a central importance in all areas of human life. Culture has even entered a pivotal role in economic and it means the fate of nations is linked to culture in national and global levels. On the other side concepts in this area like cultural policy has been taken into consideration by governments in all the world. Considering the importance of this issue and in order to effectively influence the government in the field of culture, some models develop in cultural policy and cultural management. The aim of paper is explaining key concepts of cultural policy and introducing models cultural policy in literature in order to better understanding of cultural policy.