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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.
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.
Albright-Knox Art Gallery– Worked with the board and senior management of the Albright-Knox on a strategic plan for an expansion of one of the most distinguished galleries of modern and contemporary art in the U.S.
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.
UK Trade & Investment– Created a report for UKTI highlighting over 125 entertainment districts currently planned around the world.
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.
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.