New ways to build the future at the convergence of art, culture, technology, and science.

Giuliano Picchi

Cultural Manager

Giuliano Picchi is a cultural manager and an active citizen dedicated to contributing to society by enhancing the arts, culture, and cross-sector cooperation as drivers of development, growth, and innovation.

Peer-reviewed article: Business models of contemporary art galleries and art fair influence: a thematic synthesis of the literature (Lazzaro & Picchi, 2023) ▸
Peer-reviewed article: Business models of contemporary art galleries and art fair influence: a thematic synthesis of the literature (Lazzaro & Picchi, 2023) ▸

Global Initiatives

Global Initiative

Promoting Excellence in Design and the Performing Arts: Scenography Today.

Giuliano Picchi founded the online magazine to promote excellence through education and inspiration for practitioners, students, and educators alike.

Global Initiative

UNITA, accelerating the power of the cultural and creative sectors.

Founded by Giuliano Picchi, UNITA - United Talents for the Future, promotes cross-sectorial cooperation for peace and prosperity. Through creativity and culture.

What's new

Conference

International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management in Lisbon

Appointments

Cultural Entrepreneur in Residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Giuliano Picchi is appointed Cultural Entrepreneur-in-residence at MITdesignX.

Appointments

Fellow at Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Giuliano Picchi has been appointed as a Fellow at Harvard University, FAS RLL.

Conference

22nd International Conference on Cultural Economics

Elisabetta Lazzaro and Giuliano Picchi present their research, "Disentangling Gatekeepers’ Features in the Art Market: A Taxonomy Approach"

Peer-reviewed publication

Business models of contemporary art galleries and art fair influence: A thematic synthesis of the literature

The new research paper by Elisabetta Lazzaro and Giuliano Picchi published in the International Journal of Arts Management.

Academic Research

Gatekeepers in the Art Market

Giuliano Picchi collaborates with the University for the Creative Arts, Business School for the Creative Industries, UK, conducting academic research within the research project Gatekeepers in the Art Market, led by professor Elisabetta Lazzaro.

Featured insights

Creative Future

A global framework to strengthen culture and arts education

February 15, 2024

Cultural Heritage

45th Session of World Heritage Committee Concludes with 42 New Site Inscriptions and Key Discussions on Global Heritage Challenges

September 30, 2023

Creativity, the Brain, and Health

New Research on the Health Benefits of the Arts Announced

September 26, 2023

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Tools Are Key for Achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

June 8, 2023

Expertise

Insights

Giuliano Picchi is a cultural manager, creative economy specialist, researcher, author, and founder, driven by the belief that the arts and culture are main forces of change and growth at a global level.

MISSION

To contribute as a global, active citizen to the development, growth, and progress of our societies.

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