The Divided Ukraine: Can an “inclusive civic engagement” help in rebuilding connections?

The Centre for Cultural Management in Lviv, Ukraine initiates engages in and supports activities that catalyze positive cultural change in Ukraine on the individual, organizational and societal levels and in the public, private and civic sectors. The organisation implements national … Read More

Cultural Leadership: A social process that requires shared vision and collective imagination to catalyze a change that benefits others

IFACCA 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture: At the crossroads? Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century (Valletta, Malta, 18-21 October 2016) brought together government and cultural leaders from over 80 countries to explore Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. Presenters … Read More

Unicult2020: A Platform for Learning, Networking, Collaboration and Partnership

A Snapshot Interview with Daniela Urem 1. What is your main motivation to initiate and run Unicult2020 International Arts & Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Programme? Why in Rijeka? Cultural producers and workers, young or experienced have fewer opportunities for … Read More

Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century: 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture, Malta

7th World Summit on Arts and Culture: At the crossroads? Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century The 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture is jointly hosted by the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) and Arts … Read More

The New Arts Management Program at Centennial College: engaging, unique, promising…

Proud to be part of the faculty “dream team” of the new Arts Management Post Graduate program at the Story Centre in the School of Communications, Media and Design, Centennial College, I interviewed Shelley Crawford,  the Program Coordinator. Her responsibilities … Read More

Business skills for creative souls: From creative to entrepreneurial mindset

Don’t miss the 14th Annual YES’ Artists Conference: Business Skills for Creative Souls! It will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 (9:00am–4:30pm), St. James Theatre, 265 St. Jacques West, Montreal! Hosting more than 250 participants, speakers and special guests annually, … Read More

The gains and constraints being a consultant in the arts

How great to meet colleagues and discuss key issues related to our common professional practice! The Professional Knowledge Exchange  event on February 5, 2015 in Montreal, which we organized with the kind help of ArtExperts.ca and Louise J. Poulin, ACCA Founding Member, was … Read More

Creative industries and talents: the strategic perspective of Montreal

Creative industries (design, fashion, film and video, architecture, computer games, music, performing arts, publishing etc.) stay in the hearth of the creative economy. They lie in the crossroad between arts, culture, economics, business and technology.  They deal with “experience goods … Read More

European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centers: professionalism and inspiration

Interview with Lidia Varbanova In ENCATC News, Issue No: 5/2013 For this month’s ENCATC in Contact we interviewed Lidia Varbanova who has joined ENCATC. Her areas of professional interest include: strategic management and entrepreneurship in the arts, organizational change and … Read More

Promoting the Next Generation of Cultural Entrepreneurs

“It’s about the exchange of ideas” Experienced consultant commits to promoting the next generation of cultural entrepreneurs By: Oscar Tollast “It’s a great topic,” said Lidia Varbanova, overlooking the gardens of Schloss Leopoldskron. “I find it very important for the … Read More