ENCATC News Digest: Stay tuned about cultural management and policy updates!

ENCATC New Digest: Stay Tuned! Established in 1992, ENCATC is a network of more than 100 member institutions and professionals in over 40 countries active in education, training and research within the broad field of cultural management and policy. ENCATC … Read More

Latest Interviews, Videos & Features: Tips for Arts Entrepreneurs

Read these interviews: you might find useful tips for your startup venture in the arts: how to find financing, how to manage your first steps in the arts business, what are the lessons learned and success factors! Many thanks to … Read More

Strategic Management in the Arts: From Montreal to Sofia and Back

The Book Launch in Sofia The Bulgarian launch of the book “Strategic Management in the Arts” went very well: with good media coverage despite of the turbulent political situation in the same week (February 2013). I am glad that it … Read More

Financial literacy in the cultural sector: is there any research done?

In a time of a global financial deficit for the arts and culture sector, identification and gathering of stable financial resources in cultural organizations with a non-profit, public or charitable status becomes quite difficult. Many business companies have already cut … Read More

The changing dynamics between artistic creativity, economy and cultural policy: Lyudmila Petrova’s professional projects and passion

Lyudmila Petrova is a co-founder and organiser of the CREARE Summer School of cultural Economics .  She holds a MA in cultural economics and cultural entrepreneurship and is an active member of the cultural economics community. Recently, she pursues her … Read More

Between research and practice – Aleksandar Brkic shares

Aleksandar Brkic is a lecturer/research fellow at the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management and a PhD candidate at the Management in Arts and Media program at the University of Arts in Belgrade. His primary research focus is on … Read More

SEAS Dock: a tool for people who engage in transnational collaboration

Black/North SEAS was a European cultural platform that connected two very different European regions – The Black Sea and the North Sea. SEAS created 20 new cross-disciplinary artistic works that were inspired by intercultural exchange between artists from the two … Read More

Prof. Milena Dragićević Šešić: A collaborative, human and community engaging angle on cultural policy and management

Milena Dragićević Šešić is Professor of Cultural  Policy & Management, former President of University of Arts in Belgrade. She is Head of UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management (interculturalism and mediation in the Balkans) at the University of Arts, … Read More

Strategic Planning for Learning Organisations in the Cultural Sector

A new book by Lidia Varbanova Efficient management and leadership of any cultural organisation are immensely connected with the strategic planning process. Setting up the mission and vision, diagnosing and analysing the current situation within a constantly changing environment, elaborating … Read More

What we really need is a “thinking arts manager”

Herwig Pöschl started his career as a creator in the field of music for film and media in the 70s. He is curator for regional and urban cultural development and creative industries, as well as an innovative educational cultural producer. He … Read More