Marloes Krijnen on the importance of cultural entrepreneurship

Last October 2013, Photographie.com published a very interesting interview with Marloes Krijnen, former director of the World Press Photo and Founding Director of Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam.   What caught my attention is her views on the importance of reaching out to a larger audience. When asked about the secret of success of her museum, she says (I … Continue reading Marloes Krijnen on the importance of cultural entrepreneurship

International Summer School in Cultural Economics

For the fifth consecutive time the Centre for Research in Arts and Economics (CREARE) organizes the International Summer School in Cultural Economics in Amsterdam. The courses examine the relationship between culture and economics, the link between creativity, arts, and business, and bridge the knowledge and experiences of scholars and practitioners involved in specific cultural sectors. … Continue reading International Summer School in Cultural Economics

Cultural entrepreneurship in libraries

In the journal "New Library World", Vol. 107 Iss: 9/10, pp.434 - 443, one can find an interesting document by Jelke Nijboer, (The Institute of Media and Information Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands), entitle "Cultural entrepreneurship in libraries". [...] Purpose – The purpose of this research is to show how librarians today need to be cultural … Continue reading Cultural entrepreneurship in libraries