Cultural Leaders, Managers & Intrapreneurs in the Arts: Are they Strategic Thinkers?

My short visit to Sibelius Academy at the end of January 2018 was fascinating! I love Finland and Finish people and my return to Helsinki was indeed memorable. I met the talented MA students and my great colleagues at the … Read More

NEW Online Workshop: Cultural Practices and Strategies in the Digital Realm

In 2017 we start a great new workshop at University of British Columbia, Centre for Cultural Planning and Development: “Cultural Practices and Strategies in a Digital Realm”! The registration is now open: https://cstudies.ubc.ca/courses/online-workshop-cultural-practices-strategies-digital-realm/uc033 In this workshop we will focus on … Read More

The Magical Khakassia: Innovative and Intrapreneurial Aspects of Museum Management Highlighted at “Siber Il” Forum

A snapshot interview with Dinara Khalikova, Project Director of ICOM, Russia and Afanacy Gnedovsky, Executive Director of ICOM Russia  1. Why the International Forum “Siber Il” , held in Khakassia Republic in July 2016 was so important? The VI International … Read More

The Entrepreneurial Strategy in the Real World: Davender Gupta’s Advises and Lessons Learned

Davender Gupta is a coach and mentor to many entrepreneurs through his company, Startup-Académie, and programs such as Startup-Académie 101, FastTrac TechVenture Québec, Startup Weekend (Québec, Sherbrooke and Montreal) and Lean Startup Machine. His passion is to guide high-performance entrepreneurs … Read More

Call for Donations of Publications for the New Arts Management Resource Center, Tajikistan

The Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan is about to launch a new MA program in Arts Management in Dushanbe in 2016, in partnership with four local universities. This will be the first program of that kind in the … Read More

Culturizing Sustainable Cities: call for examples

Catalyzing translocal learning and advancement of emerging artistic/cultural environmental approaches Call for examples – potential case studies How can artistic/cultural practices be embedded within the planning and development of more sustainable cities? How can local governments integrate culture within sustainable … Read More

Cultural Entrepreneurship: an inspiring online workshop!

Cultural entrepreneurship is an economic as well as socio-cultural activity, based on innovation, risk taking and maximizing opportunities. This online workshop focuses on the essence, uniqueness and importance of cultural entrepreneurship in the overall strategic management and policy-making process. An … Read More

Rethinking Education on Arts and Cultural Management: ENCATC Leads the International Discussion

ENCATC 21st Annual Conference held in Antwerp (5-7 November 2013) was on a very important topic on what should we improve and develop in the educational world to better meet the needs of tomorrow in terms of skills and competences … Read More

Cultural Entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe: In Search of Business Models for Social Change

Cultural entrepreneurship is a young phenomena for many countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The change from a fully state subsidized and controlled system in the arts and culture sector to new forms of cultural policy and management is a … Read More

Strategic Management in the Arts: Featured by The Suburban

The Suburban, Montreal March 27th, 2013 From inspiration to creation, making art is far removed from conducting business. But when it comes to making a living from making art, business know-how becomes just as important as aesthetic intuition and artistic … Read More