AEA works with clients at the earliest possible stage to develop successful project strategies, whether in the context of a new cultural facility, policy, or program. We help articulate the project’s goals and rationale; explore the possible routes to deliver it; and confirm the optimum way forward.

Strategic PlanningFor selected clients, we deliver strategic plans that align mission, programs, organizational and financial capacity; and include actionable road maps.
Program StrategyWe design and evaluate new arts & cultural programs and projects, suggest content partners, and recommend evaluative metrics.
Policy DevelopmentWe advise public sector bodies on strategy to inform cultural policy development.
Partnership StrategyWe articulate criteria for strong cultural partnerships, identify global content and operating partners, and structure partnership agreements.
Investment StrategyWe recommend strategies for investment in the cultural & creative sector; as well as high-level funding strategies for projects.
Options AnalysisWe develop, test and recommend options for cultural projects based on agreed criteria and rigorous assessment.