What is the purpose of the open calls?
The open calls aim to invite and choose 125 participants for the Cultural academy of cultural managment in 2022. They will be trained in the 5 creative programmes.
Cities and Programmes
There are 5 programmes.
Festivals / Visual Arts / Performing Arts / Design and Architecture / Applied Arts
Here you can find more information about each five of them.
Each programme takes place in one of the 5 partner cities:
Festivals in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Visual arts in Austria, Vienna
Performing Arts in Ioannina, Greece
Design and Architecture in Lecce, Italy
Applied Arts in Skopje, Northern Macedonia
Each candidate has to choose one of the 5 programmes of cultural management depending on their interests and experience. Each programme takes place in one of the 5 cities.
5-day intensive training in 10 modules with key speakers of actual management fields; practical exercises while participating in the real working process of a cultural organization and work on business plans related to а Case study challenge.
The 10 specified modules of the Cultart programme are Cultural Innovations, Business & Entrepreneurship, Management & Administration, Project Development, Fundraising, Leadership, Conflict Management, Media & Communication.
What is essential to the Cultart programmes is the Cultart Case Study Challenges when the groups will have the chance to participate in the real working process of a cultural organization in each city programme. The Case Study Organizations will outline their main tools and models, their current work and projects, and will give a specific ‘challenge’ to the group. The Case Study Challenge is the final exercise where the group can present their new skills in offering cultural management solutions.
During the learning sessions, participants will create drafts of their business plans as part of the training programme. All business plans will be published in a Cultart Business Book at the end of the project.
Yes, each participant will receive an Erasmus+ Certificate of attendance.
Cultart Start-up Platform will launch as a final result of the project activities as a natural continuation and opportunity for the new cultural managers. It will upgrade all 5 programmes by giving them an open source of knowledge, network, discussion space, and product-to-business interaction. As an open-source online digital tool, the platform involves the young cultural managers in the real digital market world, cultural creative experts, investors, and public bodies.
Participants from 18 to 35 years from the 5 Cultart partners countries.
The participants are chosen by a jury. The jury for all programmes will be selected from the team of each of the partner organizations in Cultart.
25 participants will be selected for each programme. A total of 125 participants for the 5 programmes.
Each programme starts at a different time of the year.
Festivals in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from 10 to 14 of October 2022
Visual arts in Austria, Vienna from 19 to 25 of January 2023
Performing Arts in Ioannina, Greece from 8 to 12 of May 2023
Design and Architecture in Lecce, Italy from 21 to 24 of November 2022
Applied Arts in Skopje, Northern Macedonia from 27 to 31 of March 2023
The Cultart Academy programmes are tax-free.
All transport and accommodation plus meals (food and beverage) allowances will be covered by the partner organizations.
*Considering the possibility of Cultart participants travelling from different parts of the world the covering of transport cost is limited to 275 euros.
If you are interested, please answer the short questions in the application form below by 15.08.2022.
If any errors occurred, please send us your application by email: firstname.lastname@example.org