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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.
Kasparov Chess Foundation– We delivered a feasibility study for a potential Chess Center in New York City to raise the profile of chess and increase its teaching in schools.
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.
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.
Kronos Quartet– AEA examined issues related to programming and digital strategies; audience development; governance; fundraising; education and archives; and the Quartet’s relationship to the San Francisco community
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.
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.
Esplanade– Analysis of data on the utilization of the Esplanade and on performing arts participation throughout Singapore as part of an expansion plan for the premier performing arts center in Asia.