Association of Cultural Managers (ACM) is a professional community of managers, consultants and experts in the field of culture, established in 2002.

The Association of Cultural Managers implements regional and international sociocultural projects, carries out research and consulting activities in the field of cultural policy and practice in Russia and abroad and has 15 years of experience working with major international foundations and grant programs.

ACM – your partner for international cultural cooperation in Russia.

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The AMC initiates the International Case Laboratory " GREEN TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE CITY: a Place of Heritage and Culture in the Sustainable Development of the Territory". Date: 19 -20 February 2021. The program's purpose is to present the promising potential of "proactive urban greening" - horticultural and vegetable gardening projects and programs of the NGO sector in culture and heritage as a socio-cultural practice to unite communities and a way to work with the cultural potential of a place.

The laboratory is implemented with the support of the Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy in Moscow

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what we do

We design strategies and launch projects for local cultural markets.


We develop and sustain partnerships.



We assist in establishing contacts with local governments in Russian regions.


We work out awareness campaigns in Russia

We integrate Russian and international experts into professional public events in Russia and abroad/

We monitor, evaluate the efficiency and develop recommendations for socio-cultural projects.






Development of the concept and implementation of "turnkey" activities: programming, production, promotion


ARCHSTOYANIE – an international festival of landscape design, 2009–2010 

With a support of The European Commission.
Partner: The National School of Landscape Architecture, Versailles-Marseille

Russia's first Museum travel festival "MUSEUM RETREAT", 2019

With the support of The Presidential Grants Foundation and The Government of the Yaroslavl Region

BIBLIONIGHT – annual international initiative aiming at reading culture development, 2011–2015.

Partner: The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, The Department of Culture of Moscow

INTERMUSEUM International Festival – the main professional event for the museum community in Russia and CIS countries, 2013.

In alliance with: The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation



Development and organisation of educational international programmes for professional community


International internships for Russian grant competitions winners and participants of social and cultural projects to Great Britain, France, Netherlands, Germany, 2006 – 2019 

CULTURAL UPGRADE – a series of regional educational seminars on management, marketing and fundraising in the field of culture as a part of a comprehensive regional program of the British Council in Moscow, 2013 – 2014.

WORKSHOPS ORF – a cycle of four annual scientific and practical interdisciplinary workshops for students, postgraduates and young scientists, 2016 – 2020

Partner: Oxford Russian Foundation

International Museum Laboratory "MUSEUM ON THE MAP OF THE REGION: how to become a point of attraction?", 2019

Supported By the Department of culture and education of the British Embassy in Moscow, ICOM of Russia, Association of Independent Museums (AIM, UK)




Development of programmes, international experts’ participation in professional events.


MUSEUM GUIDE – an international forum for the museum community within the framework of the festival Intermuseum, 2011–2017.
Partner: The Vladimir Potanin Foundation, British Council in Moscow

Open city tour CITY AS INOVATION; within the аramework of the 33rd World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, (IASP), 2016 – 2017
In alliance with: The Skolkovo Foundation

Partner: Goethe Institut, Moscow. With a support of The European Commission.

III International Professional Forum "CULTURE IN ACTION". Museum on the map of the region, 2019

With the support of The Presidential Grants Foundation and The Government of the Yaroslavl Region




Development and implementation of integrated programs aimed at cultural sector development and modernization, new technologies and practices implementation


MUSEUM TOKEN – a scientific and educational interdisciplinary international project. With the European Commission. 

Partners: The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust (Great Britain), Textielmuseum (The Netherlands). Non-profit Partnership “Kolomenskiy Posad”, “Creative Industries” Agency

MUTUAL AIR IMPULSE – an international educational and project workshops, discussions and internships programme, 2012–2013.  
Partners: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Moscow, TransArtists.

With the support of ANCO «Arkhpolis»

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Association of Independent Museums (Great Britain)
Association of Cultural Heritage Managers (Hungary)
Art Council England (The UK)
European Commission
Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences (Russia)

Goethe Institut in Moscow (Germany)
The Oxford Russian Foundation (The UK)
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark in Moscow
The Embassy of the Netherlands in Moscow
Project TransArtists (The Netherlands)
The Mondriaan Fund (The Netherlands)
DutchCulture Centre for International Cultural Cooperation (The Netherlands)
School of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Northumbria (The UK)


105120 Russia, Moscow, Lower Syromyatnicheskaya, 11, p. 52, of. 502, 

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