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.

Data divers

The Maecenas Initiative AEA authored a major report on charitable giving mechanisms in North America that encourage individual giving to the arts.

Interdisciplinary

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.

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Truth tellers

Design Museum In assessing a potential move from its home on Butler’s Wharf to the Tate Modern site at Bankside, AEA assisted the Design Museum by delivering a feasibility study...ultimately AEA advised against this particular site; the Museum is instead relocating to the former Commonwealth Institute in London’s Kensington district.

Global

La Veneria Reale Developed the programming concepts and business plan for a major museum of UNESCO World Heritage Sites at La Venaria Reale outside Turin.

Cultural omnivores

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

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.

Creative

South Street Seaport AEA is developing the plans for a new large-scale performing arts space as part of the redevelopment of Pier 17 in Lower Manhattan.

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.

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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.

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