The MMIAM Journey

A blog about the Master of Management
in International Arts Management program

“As a consultant, you live through other people’s achievements…”

A MMIAM Journey Interview with Adrian Ellis

Adrian Ellis founded AEA Consulting—a leading strategic consultancies in the cultural sector— in London in 1990. Prior to founding AEA, he was Development Director and then Executive Director of The Conran Foundation, where he was responsible for planning and managing the establishment of the Design Museum in London. He has also served as Executive Director …

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Differentiation Through the Over-Experientialization of Cultural Offers

The Case of Contemporary Music Festivals (Abridged)

Introduction Festivals, which are unique opportunities for leisure, social and cultural experiences (Cole and Chancellor 2009; Getz 2005), may be the perfect example of products sought by contemporary consumers in their quest for immersion through varied experiences so as to give multiple meanings to their lives (Firat and Dholakia 1998). The contemporary music sector has …

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Robert Rauschenberg exhibition at PACE in NY in fall 2021

From Professional Ballet Dancer to the Visual Arts Market

A Career Journey with the Help of the MMIAM Program - An Interview with Kassidy Greiner

Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Kassidy Greiner is a former professional ballet dancer. She is currently Post-Sale Coordinator at Christie’s New York and was a member of the third MMIAM cohort. So, tell me about yourself and how you became interested in the arts? I grew up dancing; I did five seasons as a professional …

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Connected to Shining a Light on Injustice

A MMIAM Journey Interview with Maxwell L. Anderson

Art historian and arts administrator, Maxwell L. Anderson has devoted his career to advancing the mission of non-profit cultural institutions, while creating best practices to insure their development and sustainability. He has long sought to address challenges facing the cultural sector, from community engagement to programmatic relevance, transparent business practices, cultural property ownership, and more. …

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