We are…

one of the world's leading arts, culture, and entertainment consulting firms, providing sound strategy and planning advice to clients worldwide since 1991.

Global

Global Cultural Districts Network Fostering cooperation and knowledge-sharing between those responsible for cultural districts and helping to ensure that these projects are vital assets for their communities.

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Data divers

New York Philharmonic – Global Strategy AEA worked with the New York Philharmonic to create a business strategy for its Shanghai Orchestra Academy.

Consensus builders

Australia Museum + Powerhouse Museum Delivered a study for the Ministry for the Arts of New South Wales that examined the pros and cons of different models of cooperation between the Australian Museum and Powerhouse Museum.

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Creative

Heydar Aliyev Centre AEA developed the concept and preliminary business plan for the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, a Zaha Hadid-designed building that opened in 2013. The Centre features galleries, a conference center, and a media and library center.

Connected

Global Cultural Districts Network Fostering cooperation and knowledge-sharing between those responsible for cultural districts and helping to ensure that these projects are vital assets for their communities.

Curious

CERN We advised on the development of OPEN CERN, promoting public understanding of its work, the relevance of “big science” to our daily lives, and the continued importance of public investment in it.

Truth tellers

Drawing Center We worked with The Drawing Center on business and operating planning for prospective relocation to the planned cultural center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.

Interdisciplinary

Arts Centre Melbourne AEA delivered a significance assessment of the performing arts collection of one of Australia's most distinguished performing arts organizations.

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Cultural omnivores

UK Trade & Investment Created a report for UKTI highlighting over 125 entertainment districts currently planned around the world.