Luca ZAN & Anna GUAGNINI
Arts organisations, exhibitions centres, galleries, museums, archaeological sites and performing arts institutions, both public and private, have increasingly been put under pressure in the name of improved business efficiency and customer satisfaction in recent years. Privatisation, 'companisation' and managerialisation processes are often suggested as the solution for the survival of such entities. The international financial crisis has made conflicts harder, and the survival itself of many arts institution more challenging. In this context, the very nature of these institutions is called into question, as far as what they offer (contents, organizational arrangements, forms of interaction with the public) depends to a large extent on resources availability and management.
Following the first four workshops (London, January 2001; Bologna, December 2004, September 2008, September 2012), the aim of the workshop is to provide an ongoing forum for a dialogue between diverse and in some cases conflicting views in arts management. Patterns and possible consequences of the variety of changes occurring in management practices in arts organisations will be discussed.
A focus on international comparison is called for. The idea is to bring together different points of view from various disciplines on this interesting but under represented area in heritage management. As always, we encourage co-authoring by professionals and academics. Creative tools for presenting field research are also encouraged. A special track will be devoted to Industrial Archaeology.
The Workshop is based on call for papers. The following are some suggestions for possible topics to be discussed, without setting any limitation as to potential themes and perspectives:
Special track on Industrial Heritage: Are we making the most of our glorious past? An assessment of the current state of industrial archaeology sites.
Paper accepted for presentation will be organized in sessions by theme.
The submission deadline is over.
Please click HERE to download the workshop programme.
The Workshop will take place at the
The fees include participation to the workshop, workshop documents, lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments.
Cancellations made before November 20, 2015 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.
Payments should be made by :
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