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.

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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.

Consensus builders

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.

Global

Hengqin Creative Culture City Creating and exploring programming options for the 1 square-kilometer space that would serve to promote and develop cultural and creative industries in the Pearl River Delta.

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.

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Truth tellers

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.

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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.

Cultural omnivores

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

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.

Data divers

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