AEC – Empowering Artists as Makers in Society (2022-2025) – Creative Europe Network

Co-funded by the European Union

AEC – Empowering Artists as Makers in Society is a new project funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission, in support of European networks, which will run for a period of 3 years starting from 1 February 2022. The project will build on the results of previous projects carried out by the AEC, in particular the work and outputs of the Creative Europe funded project AEC – Strengthening Music in Society (AEC-SMS, 2017-2021).

Project objectives

AEC – Empowering Artists as Makers in Society will pursue the following objectives:

  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: Enhancing cooperation among HMEIs at European level and beyond to strengthen artists’ mobility and employability;
  • LIFELONG LEARNING: Strengthening Lifelong Learning opportunities for artists and for HMEI teachers, and reinforcing AEC’s role in delivering such opportunities;
  • ADVOCACY: Reinforcing the capacity of AEC and its members to represent their interests and to advocate for the promotion of the cultural and creative sector;
  • COLLECTING DATA, GOING GREEN AND DIGITISATION: Establishing a reliable empirical basis for actions aimed to support the project’s performance and to scale up the HME sector;
  • FURTHER DEVELOPING AND INNOVATING MUSIC EDUCATION: From the scope and responsibilities of institutions to learning & teaching and curriculum design;
  • DIVERSITY, INCLUSIVENESS AND GENDER EQUALITY: Shaping and implementing fair, inclusive, diverse and gender-equal frameworks in HMEIs.

Open Calls for Working Group members

Applications to become a member of the different Working Groups and Task forces in the frame of the AEC-ARTEMIS project are now closed. Stay tuned for the upcoming announcement of the appointed candidates!

Information about the Work Packages (WPs) of AEC – Empowering Artists as Makers in Society is available on the side menu on the left. More will be published soon on the AEC website and social media channels