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.
The call for programming proposals for Classical:NEXT 2015, to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from Wednesday, 20 - Saturday, 23 May 2015, has officially opened. Professionals from across the world concerned with classical and art music are encouraged to submit their ideas, projects or music as well as put forward innovative and interactive conference formats.
„Bigger than the individual pipeline“ – an interview about the Arts and Audiences series in the Nordic countries
Arts and Audiences is a series of Nordic conferences on audience development and arts collaboration. In this sense it is a meeting point for cultural leaders, artists, artistic directors, curators, producers, learning managers, communication managers, cultural architects and strategists who want to find new ways to extend audience engagement. The Arts and Audiences – Digital at the Arts 2014 conference will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland from October 20th to October 21st. In the run-up to this year’s conference we have talked to Camara Christina Lundestad Joof who is coordinating and co-producing this year's conference.
Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture - has published a Call for Articles about concepts of popular culture. As a concept, the popular – or popular culture for that matter – has never ceased to be debatable and ambivalent. Although it has come to occupy a particular place under the spotlight over the past decades within the broad study of culture, such apparently privileged position has not deprived it of the manifold ambiguities, complexities or misconceptions that have often involved its general understanding. Deadline for article submissions is November 30th, 2014.
The international scientific – practical conference „Creative Urban Development: Culture, Business, Community“, has published a call for papers. The conference will take place from November 19th till 21st at Kaunas, Latvia. It is organized by Vilnius University - Kaunas Faculty of Humanities and University of Latvia – Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences.
There are all kinds of starting points for discovery trips in today’s dynamic and developing music education scene. One journey might begin here: in the midpoint of Europe, in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, where the Philharmonie Luxembourg is situated. The concert hall here, designed by architect Christian de Portzamparc, is also home to the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg (OPL). By Stephan Gehmacher and Pascal Sticklies.