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This book exploresat the macro, meso and micro levels and in terms of qualitative as well as quantitative studiesthe current and future role of museums for art and society. Given the dynamic developments in art and society, museums need to change in order to remain (and in some ways, regain) relevance. This relevance is in the sense of a power to influence. Additionally museums have challenges that arise in the production of art through the use of permanent and rapidly changing technologies. This book examines how museums deal with the increasing importance of performance art and social interactive art, artistic disciplines which refuse to use classical or digital artistic media in their artistic processes. The book also observes how museums are adapting in the digital age. It addresses such questions as, "How to keep museums in contact with recipients of art in a world in which the patterns of communication and perception have changed dramatically," and also "Can the art museum, as a real place, be a counterpart in a virtualized and digitalized society or will museums need to virtualize and even globalize themselves virtually?" Chapters also cover topics such as the merits of digital technologies in museums and how visitors perceive these changes and innovations.
Springer, 2019-10-25
This book explores the character of cultural governance of arts and cultural institutions in eight countries across five continents. Examining strategy and decision-making at an organisational level, this is the first empirical contribution on cultural policy and management, revealing how it is applied across the globe in otherwise unexplored countries. Concerned with the assumption that `one-size fits all', the chapter authors analyse how cultural governance is managed within arts organizations in a range of countries to assess whether some locations are trying to apply unsuitable models. The chapters aim to discover and assess new practices to benefit the understanding of cultural governance and the arts sector which have as yet been excluded from the literature. As a collection of local accounts, this book offers a broad and rich perspective on managing cultural governance around the world.
Springer, 2019-02-04
In the early years of the Cold War, Western nations increasingly adopted strategies of public diplomacy involving popular music. While the diplomatic use of popular music was initially limited to such genres as jazz, the second half of the twentieth century saw a growing presence of various popular genres in diplomatic contexts, including rock, punk, reggae, and hip-hop. This volume illuminates the interrelation of popular music and public diplomacy from a transnational and transdisciplinary angle. The contributions argue that, as popular music has been a crucial factor in international relations, its diplomatic use has substantially impacted the global musical landscape of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Transcript Verlag, 2019-01-15
Are artists seismographs during processes of transformation? Is theatre a mirror of society? And how does it influence society offstage? To address these questions, this collection brings together analyses of cultural policy in post-apartheid South Africa and actors of the performing arts discussing political theatre and cultural activism. Case studies grant inside views of the State Theatre in Pretoria, the Market Theatre in Johannesburg and the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town, followed by a documentation of panel discussions on the Soweto Theatre. The texts collected here bring to the surface new faces and voices who advance the performing arts with their images and lexicons revolving around topics such as patriarchy, femicide and xenophobia.
Transcript, 2019-01-01
This book examines and shares concrete and specific strategies and policies for doing liberal arts education in a wide range of contexts. It deepens readers’ understanding of the processes of adopting interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to the development and teaching of liberal arts courses, integrating diversity and inclusion in policies and practices of liberal arts education, and institutionalizing evidence-based policy making. Moreover, it provides educators and policymakers with practical guidelines on how to incorporate core values of liberal arts education.
Springer, 2018-12-10
Audiences are not what they used to be. Munching crisps or snapping selfies, chatting loudly or charging phones onstage - bad behaviour in theatre is apparently on the rise. And lately some spectators have begun to fight back... The Reasonable Audience explores the recent trend of `theatre etiquette': an audience-led crusade to bring `manners and respect' back to the auditorium. This comes at a time when, around the world, arts institutions are working to balance the traditional pleasures of receptive quietness with the need to foster more inclusive experiences. Through investigating the rhetorics of morality underpinning both sides of the argument, this book examines how models of 'good' and 'bad' spectatorship are constructed and legitimised. Is theatre etiquette actually snobbish? Are audiences really more selfish? Who gets to decide what counts as `reasonable' within public space?Using theatre etiquette to explore wider issues of social participation, cultural exclusion, and the politics of identity, Kirsty Sedgman asks what it means to police the behaviour of others.
Palgrave Pivot, 2018-11-25
Providing an overview of the marketing principles and tools that pertain to the area of heritage conservation services, this book combines research and practice to offer an alternative to the classical transactional marketing approach. Instead, the author argues for the relationship marketing approach, promoted and adopted by the Nordic School of Service Marketing. Offering a startlingly rare, but logical and practical marketing approach, this book also provides food for thought for academics dealing with managerial and marketing aspects in the field of cultural heritage and cultural heritage services.
Palgrave Pivot, 2018-11-22
The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on organisational success in the management of creative and cultural organizations.
This book offers a robust and in depth analysis of nine international case studies exploring how different organisations have achieved their objectives through effectively managing their resources. Spanning a broad cross section of the cultural sector including Theatres, Multi-Arts Venues; Performing Arts Companies; Museums and Galleries; and Festivals and Events, these cases highlight the importance of examining an individual organisations success in relation to its environmental context, revealing not only how arts organisations work in practice, but also providing inspiration and encouragement for those wishing to emulate such success.
With an explicit focus on examining theory in practice, this unique collection will be of great interest to students, academics, and practitioners alike. While traditional approaches have often been overly theoretical, this pragmatic approach will help students to gain a richer understanding of how to manage cultural and creative organisations more effectively.
Routledge, 2018-10-15
In this pocket publication Flanders Arts Institute examines new ways of working internationally in the arts. Joris Janssens collects insights and light bulb moments from the research & development trajectory (Re)framing the International. For many years, working internationally has been self-evident in music, visual arts and performing arts. But discomfort is growing. With the economic pressure, inequality and precarity are increasing. Geopolitical turbulences and ecological concerns strip our assumptions of their innocence.
How to understand these trends? What is the actual value and significance of working internationally in the arts, in a shifting societal context? Which frictions and contradictions occur? Which answers or alternatives are being developed? How can we imagine new ways of working internationally?
In the series of kunstenpockets Flanders Arts Institute shares insights from current research projects.
Flandern Arts Institute, 2018-10-15
Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny, reflection, and critique, as well as to display the advancements and diversity in approaches and thinking that contribute to a discipline’s forward progression. While no one volume could encompass all that a discipline is or should be, a representational snapshot serves as a valuable benchmark.
This book is addressed to those who operate as researchers, scholars, and practitioners of arts and cultural management. Driven by concerns about quality of life, globalization, development of economies, education of youth, the increasing mobility of cultural groups, and many other significant issues of the twenty-first century, governments and individuals have increasingly turned to arts and culture as means of mitigating or resolving tough policy issues. For their growth, arts and culture sectors depend on people in positions of leadership and management who play a significant role in the creation, production, exhibition, dissemination, interpretation, and evaluation of arts and culture experiences for publics and policies. Less than a century old as a formal field of inquiry, however, arts and cultural management has been in flux since its inception. What is arts and cultural management? remains an open question. A comprehensive literature on the discipline, as an object of study, is still developing. This State of the Discipline offers a benchmark for those interested in the evolution and development of arts and cultural management as a branch of knowledge alongside more established disciplines of research and scholarship.
Routledge, 2018-10-02
Cultural Policy Yearbook is an international, peer reviewed publication, producing high-quality, original research published by the Cultural Policy and Management Research Centre (KPY) at stanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi.
• Introduction – Milena Dragicevic Šešic, Jonathan Vickery
• The Mainstreaming of Right-Wing Populism in Europe – Ayhan Kaya
• Eurocentrism in European Arts Management – Raphaela Henze
• The Rhetoric of Cultural Development and Paradox of Populism in Cultural Policy – Ana Žuvela and Dea Vidovic
• Culture, Populism and the Public: New Labour’s Early Policy Innovations and a Paradigm creation of a Social Instrumentalism – Jonathan Vickery
• The EBBS and Flows of Arts and Culture Policy: The South African Experience – Mike van Graan
• A conceptual framework on right and left-wing populist cultural policies: similitudes and differences from the Argentina case – Mariano Martín Zamorano and Lluís Bonet
• The populist 2017 Electoral Campaign and Cultural Policy: A Case Study of the Return of “Outcast” Željko Kerum onto the Croatian Political Scene – Marko Mustapic, Benjamin Perasovic, Augustin Derado
• Politics of Populism: Power and Protest in the Global Age – Evren Balta, Soli Özel
• Maze of Choices: Art in Public Spaces Between Politics and Creative Practices – Elona Lubyté
• Value of Arts and Curatorial Agency in the Post-political: Condition: Creative Europe towards Economic Core Aims – Ana Letunic
• Why God Loves the Dreams of Serbian Artists or Art and Culture on the Battleground of Populism – Stevan Vukovic OPEN SPACE (Editor: Gökçe Derviolu Okandan)
• Questions on Institutions – Vasf Kortun
• Creative Platforms: Global Phenomenon, Local Examples and Lessons – Emre Erbirer
• Cultural Policy as Historical Ontology: On the Governmentalization of Art – Berndt Clavier, Asko Kauppinen
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Iletisim Publishing, 2018-09-01
Creative Europe: On Governance and Management of Artistic Creativity in Europe

An ERICarts Report to the NEF
Prepared by: Danielle Cliche, Ritva Mitchell, Andreas Wiesand
in co-operation with Ilka Heiskanen (FinnEkvit) and
Luca Dal Pozzolo (Fondazione Fitzcarraldo)

ARCult Media, 2018-08-16
Holy Moly Mackeroly is a self-published memoir: a storytelling-style reflection about my process of creating a home-based art business and life experiences that I feel are connected to that journey.

It is all words with very few pictures, so if you want to see my artwork, thanks for your interest! You can learn about my carving and stamping techniques in my second book, published by North Light Books: Art Stamping Workshop is also available at

I believed in writing Holy Moly Mackeroly that there was a place for such a book. That belief was based on my experiences of giving talks over the years on how I started with three rubber stamps, made 18 bookmarks (which my Mom sold for me in Santa Fe), and over time created a greeting card and art business that expanded exponentially. I have had an active card account at the Smithsonian since 1994 and have gone on to become a published artist and writer in major art and craft publications.

But more importantly to me, since this book was published in 2002, a community of artist-friends has emerged, beginning with the creation of an online group, started by a visionary reader. Our group is active in art and dedicated in friendships. We have gone way beyond the book as individuals and together in ways I never could have imagined possible when I began writing.

I believe in the value of storytelling. I believed enough in the value of what others have taught and given to me over the years that I gambled in a huge way to create this book as author, publisher, distributor, cover artist, the works. The experience of immersing yourself in the entire process is incredibly rewarding.

I am grateful to people all over the world - they have read my book and shared their stories with me. If this is your kind of book, I hope you enjoy it! There is a Chinese Proverb that is my guiding principle: "A thousand mile journey begins with one step." Taking one step gets you to a whole new place. Are you ready?

Paperback: 280 pages

Publisher: Mesa Point Publishing (June 17, 2002)
First Guide for Buying & Selling World's Most Expensive Art

KunstAM GmbH, Austria released Skate's Art Investment Handbook, an unbiased investment guide to buying and selling the world's most expensive art, in October 2006. The book was first released in Russia with sponsorship from Deutsche Bank in 2005 after being written as a guide for Russia's newly wealthy, who are currently among the art world's most significant buyers. After selling out within six months of publication there, it was expanded to serve a broader international market.

Skate's Art Investment Handbook demystifies the process of art investing and suggests an approach as to how rational investment strategies can be employed, as well as cases when such strategies for various reasons do not work. Using a combination of proprietary editorial and aggregated statistical data, Skate's Art Investment Handbook describes a rational approach to investing in art with valuation drivers and market statistics, an analysis of how the art market compares to other investment markets, and a special supplement carrying the ratings of the worlds 1000 most expensive artworks and 50 most valuable artists.
Kunst AM, 2018-08-16
L'imaginaire transforme un lieu neutre en destination touristique. On redécouvre aujourd'hui ce fait anthropologique d'importance, longtemps négligé par les analystes. Or la mise en tourisme du patrimoine use des thèmes récurrents de l'authenticité, de l'identité culturelle, si ce n'est de l'ethnicité. Cette idéologie, prédominante dans le discours sur le patrimoine culturel, entraîne de nombreux malentendus. Cependant, l'apparition de la notion de patrimoine immatériel, en indiquant que le patrimoine échappe aux seuls critères de l'histoire et de l'art, invite à une nouvelle analyse socio-anthropologique des notions de culture, de tourisme et des politiques qui les concernent.
Presses universitaires de France, 2018-08-16
Since its first edition in 1987, Fundamentals continues to offer a useful refresher to the basics as well as new understanding regarding how to integrate and gain support for the arts in the social, economic, and cultural fabric of communities. Now in its 5th edition, Fundamentals of Arts Management updates and expands what has become a primary and trusted reference book for arts managers and students of arts administration, as well as programmers who wish to incorporate the arts in human service, education, and a range of other community organizations.

Anchoring the book are eleven tried and true chapters providing principles and best practices for managing and governing community arts organizations; raising funds; and presenting, promoting, and evaluating arts programs. Four new chapters cover fundamentals of personnel management, writing successful funding proposals, advocating effectively for the arts, and maximizing the arts role in the economic development of communities. Nationally recognized leaders and authors in the community arts field offer historical and contemporary context regarding the role of the arts in community, as well as insights about arts education and cultural accesstwo important dimensions of local arts agencies work.

Also new are Online Companions to several chapters. Easily accessed Online Companions offer expanded exploration of subject matter; worksheets and other practical tools that can be downloaded and used or adapted; and valuable resource listings that point to organizations, publications, and websites.

Fundamentals of Arts Management is published by the Arts Extension Service with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bill and Sally Venman Community Arts Endowment Fund and the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

400 pages + online companion

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UMASS Outreach Bookstore, 2018-08-16
Shane Simpson's book 'Music Business' was originally published in 1994 and has been an invaluable reference tool and guide for, not only the experienced players in the industry, but also a 'must-read' for anyone interested in forging a career in the challenging, hazardous and rewarding music industry. After selling out its initial 6000 copy print runs, 'Music Business' has been fully updated and completely rewritten with the latest changes, expanded to enhance previous topics as well as take up new technologies and industry issues. Plus it's added over 150 pages to the initial edition to incorporate the array of changes in the entertainment industry as it affects music. Shane Simpson is the principal of Simpson's Solicitors, a firm specialising in intellectual property, media, arts, entertainment and new technology law. He has been a barrister, legal academic and a professional musician.
Omnibus Press, 2018-08-16
This book presents up-to-date information about museums and museology in present-day Asia, focusing on Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.Asian countries today have developed or are developing their own museology and museums, which are not simple copies of European or North American models. This book provides readers with carefully chosen examples of museum activitiesfor example, exhibition and sharing information, database construction, access to and conservation of museum collections, relationships between museums and local communities, and international cooperation in the field of cultural heritage. Readers are expected to include museum professionals and museology students.Throughout the course of this book, the reader will understand that a museum is not only a place for collecting, representing, and preserving cultural heritage but also plays a fundamental role in community development. This book is highly recommended to readers who seek a worldwide vision of museum studies.The peer-reviewed chapters in this volume are written versions of the lectures delivered by selected speakers at the international symposium "New Horizons for Asian Museums and Museology" held in February 2015 at the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan.
Springer, 2018-08-04
This book analyses the relationship between creative and cultural industries, local economic development and entrepreneurship from a global perspective. In so doing, it investigates the evolving paradigm of creative industries and creative entrepreneurship and their related economy over time. Creative Industries and Entrepreneurship explores cultural and creative economics, management, entrepreneurship, international business, and urban and regional sciences, in both developed and newly emerging countries. The authors provide a framework to understand the evolving paradigm of creative industries and creative entrepreneurship while highlighting the distinction between `first generation countries' such as the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, and `second generation countries' in Asia, South America and North Africa. By adopting a multidisciplinary approach, the book develops a comprehensive overview of the composite phenomenon of the creative economy and its relationship with entrepreneurship. This inter-disciplinary work will appeal to researchers and scholars interested in creative industries, the creative economy and entrepreneurship, in addition to policy makers and managers within these areas. Readers will find an up-to-date presentation of existing and new research perspectives in these domains.
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2018-05-25
This book contributes to a better understanding of the role of culture in achieving sustainability, focusing on the particular roles for cultural policy in this context. Cultural sustainability is conceptualized as the sustainability of cultural and artistic practices and patterns, and to the role of cultural traits and actions to inform and compose part of the pathways towards more sustainable societies. The links between culture and sustainable development are analysed in ways that articulate and contemplate different roles for cultural policy. The contributors take up the concerns and perspectives of international, national, and local authorities and actors, illuminating ways in which these multi-scale efforts both intersect and diverge. This book was originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of Cultural Policy. Hardcover, 116 pages.
Routledge, 2018-05-16