Arts and Policy // Mannheim

July 25 – 29

An interactive, case-based program for city leaders


Participants:   The mayor’s cabinet, other staff members selected by the city’s administration. 

Part 1: Arts and Policy: When the Arts Inform Public Management

Session 1, Pier Luigi Sacco:  Arts and Policy Toolkits  The New European Agenda for Culture and Behavioral Change

Session 2, Doris Sommer: Arts and Policy, Steps and Missteps

Session 3, Jose Molinas: Social Capital, Artful Leadership, and Participatory Arts

Session 4, Robert Austin:  Arts and Policy Toolkits


Part 2:  Arts and Policy: Impacts on Cities and Citizens

Session 5: Customize Arts and Policy for Your City

Facilitator, Rainer Kern

Session 6: Connect the Dots

Facilitator, Julia Alicka (tbc)

Session 7: Facilitated Working Groups 

Facilitator, Mehmet Ungan (tbc)

Session 8: Finalize Projects Definitions 

Facilitator, Nadja Anima Peter (livekultur Mannheim e. V.)


Part 3:  Arts and Policy: Project Work

Part 4:  Arts and Policy: Summit
Mayors’ Closing Remarks