Category Archives: Arts entrepreneurship

Stopping the Binary

I’ve just spent 2 ½ days with students from the Mike Curb Master of Arts in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership visiting innovative cultural organizations in New York City along with my colleagues Daniel Bernard Roumain and Colleen Jennings-Roggensack. One … Continue reading

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Art, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

I’m finally catching up on some of the background reading I need to do for An Ouroboros, including a 2014 working paper by Laura Niemi that demonstrates that an interest in the visual arts is predictive of occupational innovation (as … Continue reading

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Universal Basic Income

News that Scotland is considering implementing a universal basic income (UBI) scheme came just as I was finishing reading Ryan Avent’s excellent The Wealth of Humans . as background for my sabbatical project. Avent is a proponent of UBI, while also recognizing … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Beyond “Market?”

Matthew Clinton Sekellik deserves a more considered response to his recent Howlround post, “Against Entrepreneurship,” than I provided in a brief (and admittedly slapdash) comment on it. Because I get it, I really do. “Entrepreneurship” seems in many contexts to … Continue reading

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A Creative Enterprise Strategy Model

I’m currently teaching a new course titled “Strategy: Opportunity Recognition in the Creative and Cultural Industries” as part of the Curb MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership. My concept of strategy may be different than a business school conception … Continue reading

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What Does it all Mean?

Definitional problems still persist in the teaching and learning arts entrepreneurship. Each year, I ask students what “entrepreneurship” means to them and then, after a short lecture and reading material by Andrew Simonet, David Cutler, and Aaron Dworkin, ask: “What … Continue reading

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ENCATC Teaser

I’m presenting a paper next week at the European Network of Cultural Management Conference (ENCATC) entitled “Same or Different? The ‘Cultural Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Arts Entrepreneurship’ Constructs in European and US Higher Education.” Here’s a teaser: “Arts Entrepreneurship” is beginning to … Continue reading

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