Good ideas and talent are not always enough in the arts and culture sector. Organizational skills and strategic focus can help ideas get off the ground and make a difference. That’s why, together with the Danish foundation Bikubenfonden, we have created a development program for cultural institutions to help them realize their potential.
The Bikuben Foundation is an independent, commercially operating foundation working towards the establishment of innovative approaches to opportunity schemes aimed at young people on the edge and in the current performing and visual arts.
Together with the Bikuben Foundation, we have started a development programme for cultural institutions to help them realise their potential.
The aim is to create new opportunities and ensure the sustainable development of arts institutions by:
Lastly, working closely with institutions also allows foundations to gather knowledge across the field and test new forms of collaboration.
The program was tested as a pilot project in 2020-21 and will be further developed as a methodology for selected art institutions in 2022-24.
In 2022, the Nuuk Art Museum began the Task Force programme focusing on organizational and business development.
In 2022, the Bora Bora Theater began the Task Force programme focusing on organizational and business development.
In the spring of 2022, Sisters Hope began a Task Force process. Based on the process, a number of development activities have been initiated focusing on:
SMK Fridays began the Task Force programme in the spring of 2021. It has identified the following focus areas:
Haut completed its participation in Task Force in 2021. During the programme, it identified the following focus areas:
Haut’s participation in Task Force led to a multi-year partnership with the Bikuben Foundation to establish a residency centre.
Fix&Foxy completed its participation in Task Force in 2020. During the programme, it identified the following focus areas:
Fix&Foxy’s participation in Task Force led to a multi-year, internationally focused partnership with the Bikuben Foundation.
CPH Stage completed its participation in Task Force in 2020. Its participation led to a “purpose workshop”. During its participation, it also took part in a review as a part of a process that will lead to the establishment of a professional board of trustees.
Ariel began participation in Task Force in 2021 seeking to learn how to become a better platform for exhibitions and conversations about “feminisms in the aesthetic”. Specific focus areas will be identified in the autumn of 2022.