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Arts Administration

  • Covers For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Arts Administration
  • Develops Financial and Managerial skills
  • Explores Audience Identification and Marketing Techniques

These courses provide the marketing, managerial, fundraising, and financial skills that are needed to succeed in arts organizations and institutions, including museums, galleries, alternative spaces, and performing arts groups. Learn to create strategic plans, to develop budgets, and to fundraise. Explore new techniques for marketing arts organizations and events.

Learn more about the Certificate in Arts Management.

Financial Management for the Arts

Gain an understanding of the financial foundation of cultural organizations, which is critical to your and your organization’s success.

2019 Spring
1 section

Managing Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

Gain knowledge of the relationships among collecting, preserving, and presenting works of art and cultural heritage.

1 section

Nonprofit Arts Management

Learn the fundamentals of healthy nonprofit arts organizations by surveying the principal concerns and skills required of an arts manager.

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Development for the Visual and Performing Arts

Learn the techniques, skills, and strategies for implementing effective fundraising plans for visual and performing arts organizations.

2018 Fall
1 section

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Arts

Examine the concepts of culture, diversity, and equity, and learn how to cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion at an arts organization.

Managing Performing Arts Organizations

Learn to develop programs that further a performing arts organization’s mission while meeting the needs and interests of different audiences.

Marketing and Community Engagement for the Arts

Examine what a nonprofit arts manager must know about the business of marketing the visual and performing arts.

Museums, Cultural Institutions, and Social Impact

Learn creative ways that arts and museum professionals engage in social impact and change, and explore the impact on the profession.

Public Relations for the Arts in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions

Gain knowledge of PR’s changing role at arts institutions, and acquire the communication skills needed to be an arts administrator.

The Arts and Education: Designing Effective Programs

Explore the educational programs and services that arts organizations can develop with schools, the local community, and the general public.

Entrepreneurship and the Arts

Explore the intersection of art and entrepreneurship, and acquire the knowledge needed to create your own arts-related enterprise.