The MMIAM Journey

A blog about the Master of Management
in International Arts Management program

Gorgun Taner

Experiencing Istanbul Through the Innovative Cultural Productions of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts:

In Conversation with Gӧrgün Taner, General Director

Gӧrgün Taner has been the General Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts since 2002, and with the foundation in various roles since 1983. As such, he has seen the foundation and the cultural scene in Istanbul evolve over many years. Gӧrgün is also a member of the MMIAM International Advisory Committee. Laura …

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Developing the Skills Needed to be a Successful Entrepreneur in the Cultural Sector:

In Conversation with SMU Director of Arts Entrepreneurship James Hart

James Hart is Director of Arts Entrepreneurship, Professor of Practice at the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University. He teaches workshops in arts entrepreneurship as part of the MMIAM program. He is also the author of the recently published Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship: A Cross-disciplinary Approach (Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd.)[1]. Laura Adlers interviewed …

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Laura Adlers, MMIAM editor until 2019

Welcome to the MMIAM Journey

Shining a Spotlight on the Business of the Arts

They may specialize in one of the disciplines of not-for-profit management: marketing and publicity; fundraising and development; volunteer management; project and event management; program development; or community and stakeholder relations — or they may be generalists who are involved in all aspects of arts management. Some arts managers are artists themselves, and still others are …

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