About Us

ECCOM has been working since 1995 in the field of cultural management with the aim of promoting an interdisciplinary approach to cultural organisations. In order to better achieve its objectives, Eccom has implemented two complementary tools: a non for profit association, which represents the continuity with the original organisation founded in 1995, and a limited company with an entrepreneurial approach to cultural management.



Eccom Association

Eccom association not only intends to carry on in a strategic way the original Eccom's project, but it also embodies the vocation to the research approach, which represents the binding assumption to realize coherent and efficient projects.

One of the most important issues investigated by Eccom during the years is the social role of culture both as a means of integration and as a tool to promote lifelong learning and active participation of citizens.

In particular, Eccom operates within the field of museum education and communication, working for private and public institutions; in the last years, it and has been part of many European funded projects within the framework of the programmes Raffaello, Socrates and Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013.

Furthermore, Eccom has stimulated a continuous scientific dialogue within the cultural environment through the organizations of national workshops which have characterized Eccom's activity during the years, turning it into a reference point not only in the field of cultural management thanks to a specific focus on motivations, approaches and tools, but also with specific regard to the training of cultural managers.

During the last workshop in Rome in 2006, Eccom has presented the first Italian repertoire of the training opportunities in the field of cultural management.

According to its objectives, Eccom Association has implemented a documentation centre dedicated to cultural management, MAC.Doc, which will be soon opened to the public consultation.

Eccom Association is pat of important international networks, such as ICOM-International Council of Museums (Paris) and Culture Action Europe (Brussels).

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Eccom Progetti Ltd.

Founded in December 2007, Eccom Progetti represents a strategic evolution of Eccom's vision and action.

The company, which operates in the field of cultural planning and management, provides consultancies, technical assistance, training activities addressed to public and private organizations and it elaborates feasibility studies concerning cultural sites, projects and investments.

In the first year of activity Eccom Progetti has co-operated with the National Observatory for the Performing Arts (Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities), realizing analysis of economic and financial data related to the performing arts sector; with the Italian Conference of Regions and Autonomous Provinces in order to produce a feasibility study aimed at developing the Regional Observatories for the performing arts; with CIDAC (Città d'arte e Cultura) in order to realize a critical analysis of the visitors of five art exhibitions in Turin; with the Autonomous Province of Trento during the start-up and implementation of the regional cultural Observatory; with Interarts Foundation of Barcelona and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to realize a critical analysis of the tax regime of artists and cultural organisations in South America; with the Teatro di Roma and the University LUISS Business School to analyse the economic and social impact of theatre activities; with Japan Tobacco International in order to select Italian cultural organisations which could receive patronage and sustain.

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News

Inaugurazione "Paesaggio Indeciso"
Thursday, 09 November 2017

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There are no translations available. Il 15 novembre 2017 verrà inaugurata presso l’Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali "G.Paisiello" di Taranto l’opera “Paesaggio Indeciso” dell’artista Guendalina Salini. Il...
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ECCOM partecipa alla conferenza "Beyond the Obvious" di Culture Action Europe
Tuesday, 24 October 2017

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There are no translations available.Il Palazzo delle Esposizioni di Roma ospita la conferenza organizzata da Culture Action Europe: Beyond the Obvious | Belonging & Becoming: Culture, Heritage and our Future. L’evento...
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Borgomeo, presidente della Fondazione con il Sud in visita a Taranto
Monday, 23 October 2017

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There are no translations available. Carlo Borgomeo, Presidente di Fondazione con il sud sarà a Taranto domani, 24 ottobre 2017, per incontare i media locali e gli operatori dei quattro interventi nati dal bando...
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Timişoara 2021. ECCOM guida il seminario "Citezens. Visitors. Community."
Thursday, 19 October 2017

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There are no translations available. La cittadina romena di Timişoara, capitale Europea della Cultura nel 2021, ha avviato un programma d’azione denominato “The Power Station” che ha come obiettivo la mappatura...
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Taranto Multicolors: Laboratorio sulle piante tintoree
Wednesday, 04 October 2017

There are no translations available.5-6 ottobreVia Magna GreciaTaranto Continuano, con il laboratorio sulle piante tintoree a cura di Dimitris Evangelou, le attività della Green School inserite nell’ambito del...
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