Arts and Audiences

03. juuni, 2013

Musiikkitalo-300x188Arts and Audiences conference will take place in Helsinki, August 21-23 2013. Arts and Audiences is a Nordic meeting point for cultural leaders, artists, artistic directors, curators, producers, learning managers, communication managers, cultural architects and strategists who want to find new ways to extend audience engagement.

The conference series is produced by Audiences Norway (Norsk publikumsutvikling) in collaboration with the hosting city of the year. Arts and Audiences 2013 is produced in collaboration with the City of Helsinki Cultural Office, Helsinki Festival, the Culture for All Service and Helsinki Music Centre’s KUULE! Participation Programme.

Would you like to know how to engage bigger and broader audiences for your art form or cultural project? Do you want meet colleagues from the Nordic countries, learn form them and share experiences in audience development? Then you should find your way to Helsinki Music Centre in August!

  • Wednesday 21. Aug – Welcome reception & evening program (17.00)
  • Thursday 22. Aug – Conference day (09.00-17.00) & evening program
  • Friday 23. Aug – Conference day (09.30-16.00)

A multitude of audience development projects from all the Nordic countries will be presented in panels moderated by Chris Torch, senior associate and founder ofIntercult Sweden. Key note speakers like Jon Deak from the New York Philharmonic and Kathrine Winkelhorn from the University of Malmö will share their insight.

As the conference takes place during the Helsinki Festival, parts of the on-going artistic program will be included in the conference. In fact, we will be invaded by hundreds of second graders on their way to a participatory musical adventure where they explore the relationship between picture and sound.