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WORKSHOP | Cultural entrepreneurship challenges with Arjo Klamer

03 Jun from 10:00 to 10:01
Quelhas 6 | Auditório CGD

Registration is open for the international workshops organised by the Directorate-General for the Arts, in partnership with the São João National Theatre and ISEG – the School of Economics and Management.

This workshop, entitled "Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenges", will take place at
ISEG in Lisbon 3rd June, and at the São Bento da Vitória Monastery – São João National Theatre in Porto, on 5th June. Arjo Klamer is Professor of the Economics of Art and Culture at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Aware of the challenges facing cultural agents in their work, DGArtes aims to support and promote the training of arts sector professionals in Portugal. The key objectives are the provide Portugal's artistic community with an opportunity to discuss ideas, sharing problems and solutions, in order to allow a greater and better understanding of the tools which are essential to sustainability in this field.



 Arjo Klamer

Professor of the Economics of Art and Culture at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has taught at several US Universities including Wellesley College and George Washington University. He has published numerous articles and books on the relationship between economics and culture. He sits on the board and is a founder of various cultural organisations in the Netherlands and is active in Dutch and European political debate, as well as providing consultancy services to several Dutch cultural organisations.

Target Audience

These workshops are aimed at artists, producers, agents, and students in the fields of culture, communication, and the arts, as well as anyone else who is interested in these topics.



Registration deadline: 30th May (Lisbon) / 3rd June (Porto)


Places: limited to 50 participants per session.


Price: 15 euros (including lunch)


Download the registration form here. Completed forms should be sent to:


For more information please contact

Filomena Ferreira

Public Relations Officer

t. (+351) 213 922 707