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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.
UK Trade & Investment– Created a report for UKTI highlighting over 125 entertainment districts currently planned around the world.
Aspen Art Museum– Developed the business and operating plan for the Museum's new 35,000 square-foot museum facility, designed by Shigeru Ban
Boston University Theatre– Retained jointly by Boston University's College of Fine Arts and the Huntington Theatre Company to review their relationship, the case for investment in the Theatre, and opportunities for expanding collaboration.
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.
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.
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.
Dallas Museum of Art– AEA facilitated a strategic planning process for DMA that addressed mission, programmatic priorities and financial and organizational capacity, including planning for the successful new initiatives such as the Institute for Islamic Culture and the DMA Friends Program.
Pew Charitable Trusts– We examined a decade-long run of financial indicators for all Philadelphia arts organizations with budgets over $250,000 – 493 organizations in total.