Under the theme Timeless Heritage , the 2023 edition explores different perspectives and projects focusing on the cultural mediation potential of heritage to generate connections between generations, inspire community spirit, reflect inclusion and appreciation for cultural heritage.


The Autumn School of Curating is an engaging seven-day seminar led by Xiaoyu Weng, exploring the cutting-edge realm of today´s curatorial practices. The seminar aims to give young curators access to an international platform for dialogue, knowledge exchange and learning.


The Academy of Change includes training programmes for cultural managers, curators and cultural mediators, conferences, art residencies, projects to access grants and resources for culture, cultural research and advocacy for the development of public policy in the field of culture.

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We create mechanisms and opportunities for the professional development and specialisation of artists, cultural workers and local institutions or organisations.

We develop programmes dedicated to increasing local community access to culture, audience development and the practice of cultural mediation.

We build meeting and mobility opportunities for artists and other cultural professionals to encourage exchange and create contexts for international collaboration.

We build frameworks based on collaboration and partnership that produce forms of knowledge and work together, both within the cultural sector and with other sectors.

We build platforms dedicated to art and culture and tools for work and reflection for cultural organisations and professionals.

The Autumn School of Curating #5

The Autumn School of Curating #5 is an engaging seven-day seminar led by Xiaoyu Weng. The seminar is free of charge and is dedicated to both national and international participants. 


Apply before October 4, 2023, 11:59 PM. 

Training & Mentoring

This year’s Training and Mentoring Programme proposes an interactive and simplified pedagogical model compared to the first two editions. The generic theme of this year’s programme is Culture as a public service.