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one of the world's leading arts, culture, and entertainment consulting firms, providing sound strategy and planning advice to clients worldwide since 1991.


Governance Study: Barbican Centre + London Symphony Orchestra AEA Consulting undertook a review of The Barbican on behalf of the City of London in order to assess and recalibrate the Centre's business and operational model.

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Consensus builders

Banff Centre – Strategic Planning Facilitated a long-range strategic planning process for The Banff Centre, one of Canada’s leading arts, culture, and educational institutions


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

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Feasibility Study Undertaking a comprehensive market analysis, internal institutional need and potential demand, and crafting a multi-phased expansion strategy and business model in order to assist Bethel Woods.

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Glenbow Museum - Feasibility Study Working with the staff and Board of The Glenbow Museum and Dialog Design on a total redevelopment and revisioning of the Museum as the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary.


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

Cultural omnivores

Huntington Theatre Company - Operating Plan To facilitate the creation of a venue that fully leverages the opportunities available to the organization, AEA is currently working with the Huntington team to further develop a business plan for their newly renovated space.

Truth tellers

International Music and Art Foundation – Strategic Plan Appointed to undertake an evaluation of the practices of the International Music and Art Foundation in Liechtenstein to ensure the Foundation is maximizing its philanthropic impact.

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