The Art Explora – Académie des beaux-arts European Award 2023

The leading European award championing new dialogues between the arts and audiences

Open to all non-profit European cultural organisations, the European Award encourages new forms of audience engagement and participation in arts and culture, supporting innovative projects, across all art forms, that can be shared, replicated and scaled across Europe.

Why apply?

Take part in our annual event in Paris - Arts & Audiences Now!
Compete for one of three Awards of €50,000
Compete for the Audience Choice Award of €10,000  
Join our European professional network and workshops  
Feature in our publication with Beaux-Arts Editions
Promote your project with our social media tools


Frédéric Jousset

President-founder of Art Explora

Laurent Petitgirard

Composer, Permanent Secretary of the Académie des beaux-arts

Muriel Mayette - Holtz

Director of the Nice National Theatre and Academician

Tiffany Fukuma

Managing Director at Trans Europe Halles

Heidi Wiley

Managing Director of the European Theatre Convention

Lluís Bonet

Professor at the University of Barcelona

Edilia Gänz

Director of the FEDORA platform

Angelin Preljocaj

Dancer, choreographer and Academician

Christophe Leribault

Chairman of the Etablissement Public du Musée d'Orsay et du Musée de l'Orangerie and Academician

2023 Calendar

Applications : from May 3rd to September 11th 2023
Jury meeting : November 2023
Award Ceremony: December 2023

Read our annual publications to learn more about the European Award previous editions and programmes!

Discover the 2022 publication