The MMIAM Journey

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

All the World’s a Stage and It’s Changing:

An Interview with Patrick Bergé of Scéno Plus

Patrick Bergé is the Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Scéno Plus, a Montréal-based architecture firm that specializes in designing theaters. Some of their venues include the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace, the famous La Nouba theater at Walt Disney World Orlando and over 200 other projects around the world. Their newest project is a …

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New Connections, New Ideas:

An interview with Michelle Dalma

Michelle Dalma graduated in 2017 with MMIAM 4. She has a background in Cultural Management after studying it at university and working for a few semesters in the cultural industry before beginning the MMIAM program. After MMIAM, she felt more prepared to tackle the challenges of an international arts manager. She is currently the Sponsorship …

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The Role of Background Music in Visitors Experience of Art Exhibitions: Music, Memory and Art Appraisal (Abridged)

The influence of music in retailing is widely discussed in the literature. Music is a powerful stimulus, and its presence can positively influence consumers’ affective, cognitive and behavioural responses. But, ambient music needs to be congruent with the specific product category or brand or with the overall experience. Music more effectively increases cognition when other …

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Welcome to the MMIAM Journey

Innovating for a Future of the Arts

For as long as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with people and the cultures that create the societies we live in. From an early age this translated into an interest in anthropology, language, the arts, and an inter-disciplinary nature in my studies and work. I hope to use this opportunity as the Editor of …

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