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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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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HACKING AN ARCHIVE OF EPHEMERAL ART

How ephemeral art can live on forever The documenta is the largest and most highly regarded exhibition of contemporary art in the world and takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany. It has gained international acclaim not only for the quality of works it had acquired on loan from all over the world, but most notably […]

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ADD A + TO ART

A FEW DAYS AGO I VISITED FONDAZIONE PRADA IN MILAN. THIS VISIT REVEALED 3 HUGE DISRUPTORS TO ME, THAT WILL CHANGE THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE WORLD FOR EVER. Why I think Culture is the next Big Digital Business By Holger Volland DISRUPTOR NO. 1: NEW MONEY Brands like “PRADA” are becoming more and more influential in culture and the […]

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TALK CREATIVE – find your new business partner at THE ARTS+

THE ARTS+ is a great breeding ground for new businesses, networking and exchanging ideas. Sometimes the right matches find each other at first sight and other times it needs a little match making and support. Together with the Enterprise Europe Network, THE ARTS+ invites you to take part in Talk Creative 2016. 

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