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

Emerging education in arts and culture management in Tajikistan: our first training of trainers seminar

The Open Society Institute, Assistance Foundation Tajikistan has undertaken the first steps towards establishment of the MA program in arts and cultural management in the country. The four training of trainers’ seminars in 2015 are part of the first phase … Read More

YES Montreal: creative networking in an inspirational environment

YES Montreal artists’ conference “Business Skills for Creative Souls” was a great networking and learning event. Over 130 artists, art managers, experts in creative industries and the arts participated and shared viewpoints, ideas, recipes for successful entrepreneurship in the field … 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 and Louise J. Poulin, ACCA Founding Member, was … Read More

Reinforcing our creative industries: warming up with hot Mojito Music!

Montreal is one of the world leaders in creative industries: music, design, fashion, computer games, live shows, film, festivals and much more! Our city is ranked in the top 7 metropolis in North America (after Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, … 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

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

Networking is more than breathing: it is a “social meditation” that creates open spaces

Networking for entrepreneurs is like breathing: it creates a favorable environment for the necessary sparkle to elaborate an idea further, to not give up, to work on an idea until a successful end, to grow up and improve an idea. … Read More

Mobility Matters: Programs and Schemes to Support the Mobility of Artists and Other Cultural Professionals

Sometimes we have to go back to a great research we have done in the past with joined efforts and in a collaborative manner. This helps us to see how we change, advance and improve. It also assists us to … Read More