Partnership with MAM-SP seeks to expand agenda for studies and research
The Sao Paulo Museum of Modern Art (MAM-SP) and Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) have entered into an unparalleled cooperation agreement. In order to improve and share experiences, the two institutions are developing an agenda of initiatives including studies, research, courses and miscellaneous activities aimed at the general public.
The partnership will begin in January with FGV EESP’s International Holiday Internship Program, an educational project in which students apply in practice the concepts they have acquired in their course. The activities will include a case study about MAM-SP’s Partners Program. As well as studying this project, the internship students will carry out a research exercise involving the production of a business plan, among other things.
On January 20, at 6 pm, the institutions will hold a webinar called Art and Economics: FGV EESP-MAM Cooperation Agreement. It is aimed at people interested in economics, administration and law, visual art market professionals (such as artists, collectors, gallery managers and advisors) and investors in this area. The event will feature Mariana Guarini Berenguer, MAM-SP’s president; Cauê Alves, its curator; and Lilian Furquim, the vice dean of FGV EESP. The moderator will be Professor Paulo Sérgio Tenani of FGV EESP. It will explore topics such as the arts circuit and its links with MAM, and economics and the art market. The partnership between the two institutions will also be presented.
“Coincidentally, both MAM and FGV have been in business for more than 70 years and both have solid values and initiatives in their niches. This is the first time the museum has entered into a partnership with an educational institution such as Fundação Getulio Vargas and I believe this cooperation will be fruitful, with many possibilities for development,” said Mariana Berenguer.
“This is an important educational project for FGV’s students and the general public. It will include research on economics and in particular the economics of the art market. Partnerships with other areas of knowledge help FGV pursue its mission, which is to contribute to Brazil’s socioeconomic development. We expect that the results of this partnership will add to the scientific and cultural knowledge of Brazilian society,” said Lilian Furquim, FGV EESP’s vice dean.