When Mars and Venus meet: Business developers in the creative and cultural sectors

  Announcement of a survey on cultural business development for spring 2017. (Shortcut: Pre-register for the survey here: FORM) By Holger Volland & Nina Klein After the first series of events in the framework of ALDUS – the European Book Fairs’ Network – we asked ourselves which topic we think most important for book fairs to […]

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THE ARTS+ Video out now!

Want to re-live the best ARTS+ moments or like to know what you have missed? Then take a look at our video with impressions from THE ARTS+ 2016. Watch it now! Or take a look at our picture gallery that will be growing still.  

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THE ARTS+ launched to great success!

THANKS, MY FRIENDS! You all made the first edition of THE ARTS+ a great success – as a speaker, partner, exhibitor and engaging audience! The premiere comprised five days of a “fair within a fair” and an international conference featuring many prominent personalities (and David Hockney, just saying…). We counted 120.000 visitors, 15 state ministers, thousands of journalists […]

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Price List and Registration 2017

Register now for THE ARTS+ 2017 from 11-15 OCTOBER:  

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Wolf-Tassilo Sack

Wolf-Tassilo Sack is the executive producer at the film production company DROPOUT FILMS. He lives and works in Mainz, Germany. He began an internship at a classic advertising agency in Braunschweig in 200 and then worked his way up to the position of being Junior Art Director. To broaden his horizons, he decided to study […]

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Creative industries: The European perspective at THE ARTS+

Digitization poses challenges to creative sectors like publishing, the arts, games and film. At the same time, these sectors are among the few sources of good news in today’s Europe. They bring jobs, and their creativity makes them a role model for other sectors. That’s why they feature highly on the strategic agendas of the […]

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Our very own Moon Shot: Olafur Eliasson / Ai Weiwei

“THE INSTANT A TOUCH IS MADE, THINGS ARE SET IN MOTION. MAKE A DRAWING TO REACH OUT AND BE TOUCHED. DRAWING TOGETHER WE ARE DRAWN TOGETHER. THIS IS HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD, ON MICRO AND MACRO LEVELS, INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY. BY CONNECTING IN SPACES FOR IMAGINATION – BY DETERMINING WHAT TO […]

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Europeana in Focus: a Conversation!

Europeana, partner at THE ARTS+, is Europe’s digital cultural heritage platform and has an exciting program coming during THE ARTS+. We had a few questions for Milena Popova, Business Development Manager Europeana.

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Espresso for the mind: Crossing the divide between museums and audiences!

How do museums make use of all the digital potential? How does open data benefit cultural institutions? Get to know the digital agenda of Rijksmuseum or the story behind “Coding da Vinci” at THE ARTS+’ Espresso for the Mind. 

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Creativity never sleeps: David Hockney at THE ARTS+

David Hockney is one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century and has enjoyed a career of artistic creation lasting more than 60 years. Even today, the 79-year-old is still seeking new ways of creative output. At THE ARTS+ he will share his vision on the future of the arts. 

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Until a guard shows up!

The digital future of museums happens without the museums. by Holger Volland Just a few steps separate the past from the future at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels. In the past, you paid a 13€ entrance fee, stood in a queue and got scolded by the guard if you dared to get […]

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