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Nonprofit Arts Management

Acquire an understanding of the fundamentals of healthy nonprofit arts organizations by surveying the principal concerns and skills required of an arts manager. With a focus on the dual responsibilities to mission and regulation, this course will examine how dynamic and sustainable arts organizations are structured, governed, and managed. Explore the basic elements of strategic planning, programming, and audience development. Career pathways and development will be discussed. This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Arts Management Questions? Contact us at The Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts (PALA). Email sps.pala.ce@nyu.edu or call 212-998-7289.
Registering at least three weeks prior to the course start date is highly recommended!

This course is delivered in two formats: 1)  an online self-paced (asynchronous) format. The instructor interacts with students and facilitates group discussions within NYU’s online learning platform. There are weekly deadlines for lesson and assignment completion. 2) an online, live-instruction (synchronous) format. Teaching and learning occur in real time using chat and video conferencing to create an interactive virtual classroom. Sessions will not be recorded. Refer to the schedule below to see which format is available in a given semester. 

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Enhanced management skills for use at art institutions and nonprofits
  • An understanding of the essential roles in arts administration

Ideal for

  • Prospective and practicing arts professionals
  • Art enthusiasts

1 section

  • Summer 2024

    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2024
    • Date

      Jul 8 - Aug 12
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Ries, Cynthia
    • Location