To be more open, creative, participative and to demonstrate the own value for society: Cultural practice and research have to deal with these challenges due to the impact of globalisation and digitalisation. One creative and innovative solution is Citizen Science. Wiebke Rettberg, project manager at the German platform Buerger schaffen Wissen, and Kristin Oswald, editorial staff at artsmanagement.net, offer an insight into successful examples of this form of involvement of driven laymen from international cultural institutions.
The International Review of Social Research seeks for articles for the special issue of ‘Culture, market and society. Between marketization of culture and culturalization of market’ to be published in February 2015. This special issue of the International Review of Social Research addresses the scholars from these disciplines in particular, with no discrimination between different schools and approaches. It is intended to open the debate for interdisciplinary exchanges of ideas and to facilitate crossroads between different disciplines such as sociology, economy, cultural management and marketing, history, statistics, cultural studies, law studies etc.
MuseumNext is Europe’s major conference on the future of museums. The event brings together delegates from around the world to discuss ‘what’s next?’ for the museum sector. The 2015 edition of MuseumNext will take place in the Swiss city of Geneva between 19 – 21 April 2015. The international museum community is now invited to participate in the 2015 conference by proposing presentations, workshops or panel discussions on the subject of ‘What’s next for museums?’ MuseumNext is seeking excellent examples of today which shine a light on the museum of tomorrow.
The aim of this article by Branka Loncaric is to address the importance of cross-sector collaboration within the creative industry sector. The paper contains research results about collaboration among the tenants from two Amsterdam-based art factories and between management of the art factories and their tenants. It discusses cross-sector collaboration, the paradox of collaboration and how public has an impact on this. In the end the questions for further discussions are presented, as well as a conclusion that offers the solution for creating common and safe ground for collaboration.
ReThinking Management – with this claim the Karlshochschule International University is again hosting a conference on October 16th and 17th in Karlsruhe, Germany. Its aim is not merely to discuss new tools or strategies of classical management and economic approaches but rather to have a look at the impact of cultural turns. This includes the influence of concepts of the humanities and social sciences on an intercultural and interdisciplinary management theory and practice – especially in the field of arts and culture.
This week in Brno, Czech Republic, in the framework of the 22nd ENCATC Annual Conference, a diverse group of cultural professionals from Europe and around the world will discuss this year’s topic: "New Challenges for the Arts: Is it just about money?" We at Arts Management Network will provide you with current information and discussion topics during and after the conference. Additionally we will follow up with exclusive pickings such as interviews and reviews.
Submissions are invited for a forthcoming book to be published in June 2015, entitled "Teaching and Learning Cultural Entrepreneurship: A global comparative analysis of course and program content in university - and community-based education for the cultural and creative industries." Contributions to the book will be presented as part of the 1st International Research Conference on the Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship Training and Education, to be held from June 10 - 12, 2015 at the University of Minnesota, Duluth USA.
From October 30th to 31st this year's Culture Invest Congress will take place at the Tagesspiegel in Berlin. This meeting place for European stakeholders from culture, business, politics and media broaches the issue of artsmanagement in nine panels. Over 100 international speakers will hold lectures about current trends, development and interaction opportunities.
William Byrnes is Professor of Arts Administration at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, UT. His textbook, Management and the Arts, soon in its fifth edition, is widely used in arts and culture management courses throughout the world. He has lectured on various arts management topics in America and in China, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Serbia, and Italy. He was member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management and is the editor for TD&T's "Inside USITT” report. He has been a long-standing member of the USITT Management Commission and has served in various leadership capacities in USITT since 1980, including serving as president in 2000-02. He is a Fellow in USITT and serves on the institute's Development Committee. He also serves on the board of the ESTA Foundation and is a member of the National Theatre Conference. In the following William Byrnes introduces his new edition of Management and the Arts.
Call for Proposals for the annual Conference of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)
The AAAE Board of Directors and Conference Committee hereby announces its annual conference, taking place April 16-18, 2015 in at University of Oregon’s Portland site, located at the historic White Stag building. Practitioners and researchers from all arts and cultural disciplines are welcome to submit a presentation proposal for this conference. Individuals need not be members to present. Proposals can be submitted until October 24, 2014.