Congress

The Annual ENCATC Congress is the only global event dedicated to the advancement of theory, education, research and practice on cultural management and policy. Each year, it gathers academics, trainers and researchers from the cultural management and policy educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests, cultural professionals, policy makers, artists, and students.

Education and Research Session

ENCATC is dedicated to sharing, exchanging and reflecting on world-class research and trends is part of the network’s aim to strengthen the European research area and to build knowledge societies. So far, more than 435 researchers and educators from around the world have benefited to use this international platform to present their work and gain feed-back from peers. Many have gone on to publish their research in ENCATC’s scientific publication, the European Journal of Cultural Management and Policy.

Global Conversation

The Global Conversations are organised in the framework of ENCATC's Memorandums of Understanding with the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) and the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy studies (TACPS) to offer an international platform for a global debate on education on cultural management and policy.

Research Award Ceremony

The ENCATC Research Award ceremony is held to bestow this Award upon the best and most relevant doctoral Thesis and to reward talent in the young and emerging research community.

Fellowship Award Ceremony

This Award gives public recognition to an individual, group of people, or an institution that has demonstrated a significant (and consistent) contribution to the field of cultural management and/or cultural policy over a longer period of time.

Policy Debate

Every year, ENCATC engages in a policy debate with the aim of identifying new business models, innovative funding schemes and investment practices in the cultural and creative sector. ENCATC members, academics, researchers, cultural operators, policy makers, economics experts and students are invited to attend.

Academy

ENCATC Academy on Cultural Relations was designed for the first time in 2012 to prepare academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, artists and students to deal with challenges in cultural relations and diplomacy. It is meant to offer an intense learning experience with a mixed methodology including lectures and seminars and enhance with experts from the field.

Study tour

Started for the first time in New York City in 2013, the ENCATC International Study Tour aims to foster international exchanges of ideas, projects, and best practice among participants coming from different world regions.

10 - 14 June 2019
Casablanca and Marrakesh, Morocco
Study tour

2019 ENCATC International Study Tour

12 - 14 Feb 2018
New York City, United States
Study tour

7th ENCATC International Study Tour to NYC

14 - 17 Mar 2017
Abu Dhabi Mar 14 > 15 2017 // Dubai Mar 16 > 17 2017, United Arab Emirates
Study tour

6th ENCATC International Study Tour to the Emirates

2 - 5 Dec 2013
New York, United States
Study tour

1st ENCATC International Study Tour

13 - 15 Mar 2013
Brussels, Belgium
Study tour

European Study Visit

ENCATC Breakfast

Interactive and informative, the ENCATC Breakfast trainings are concentrated and to-the-point. Designed for busy professionals, ENCATC’s method will allow you to: gain knowledge from leading experts to improve performance; deepen your understanding of new tools, methods, and concepts; learn new skills to make your organisation stronger and more resilient; invest to grow in your career; expand and internationalise your professional network and find trustworthy partners for your projects.

17 February 2017
Brussels, Belgium
ENCATC Breakfast

Crowdfunding for Culture

25 September 2015
Brussels, Belgium
ENCATC Breakfast

Erasmus+ Training Session

ENCATC Members Talks

The ENCATC Members Talks were launched on 8 May 2020 at the initiative of ENCATC Member Avril Joffre from the University of the Witwatersrand. This new project aims to offer ENCATC members and the members of our partners the Association or Arts Administration Educations (AAAE), the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TAPCS), and the Asia-Europe Foundation, a virtual space to exchange practice, methodology, ideas and projects proposals.

Research Interest Clusters

enable members with an interest in a specific research topic or problematic within the arts and cultural management and policy field to work together to further research or to deepen understanding of that topic.

Evaluation Working Sessions

Launched on 25 October 2016 in response to the need a space for exchange and mutual learning, the Evaluation Working Sessions connect ENCATC members, cultural professionals, policy makers, and public authorities to discuss best practices and methodologies on evaluation and monitoring.

Cultural happy hour

The “ENCATC Cultural Happy Hours” is an initiative of ENCATC, the leading European network on cultural management and policy, in partnership with the Creative Europe Desks Wallonie-Bruxelles and Vlaanderen. Launched in February 2013, this is a series of cultural evenings where representatives from the cultural, business, and educational sectors are invited to enjoy an informal occasion to network and exchange ideas.

26 April 2019
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art Brussels 2019

4 February 2019
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Brafa Art Fair 2019

29 November 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Bruno Lussato Institute

17 May 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
Cultural happy hour

Prague Creative Centre

20 April 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art Brussels 2018

18 March 2018
Maastricht, Netherlands
Cultural happy hour

TEFAF 2018

27 January 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

BRAFA Art Fair 2018

14 December 2017
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art and Science Lab

21 April 2017
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art Brussels 2017

21 January 2017
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

BRAFA Art Fair 2017

22 April 2016
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art Brussels 2016

28 January 2016
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

BRAFA Art Fair 2016

27 April 2015
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Art Brussels

3 October 2014
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Europe Refresh II

14 November 2013
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Europe Refresh

21 October 2013
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

Brussels Art Factory

29 May 2013
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

CAB Art Centre

29 April 2013
Brussels, Belgium
Cultural happy hour

CPAS Brussels

Events labeled by ENCATC

During the ENCATC General Assembly in Lecce, Italy (October 2015), the ENCATC Board decided to support and promote the development of scientific seminars, events and workshopsorganised by its members in the various regional areas. Thus, ENCATC will co-brand and ensure labelling of selected events, carefully chosen on a case by case basis, upon requests made by the organizers. This labelling must obey some basic rules. More info: http://www.encatc.org/en/projects/encatc-labelling-policy/

21 - 23 July 2021
Donostia/San Sebastián & Online, Spain
Events labeled by ENCATC

International Course on Public Diplomacy