Case Studies Added

I have added seven case studies to the website for Management and the Arts, 5e. Feel free to use them in your classes, discussions, or for your own thought experiments. I have tried to make the case studies open-ended enough so you can introduce additional...

Management and the Arts – August 2017 Update

Audience Development, Successful Opera GM, and Toxic Colleagues. For many of you, the fall semester is soon to start. I hope you, your colleagues, and your students have enlightening and insightful discussions about arts management over the next few months. This month...

Management and the Arts – July 2017 Update

Sustaining, Saving, and Stealing I hope these three resources will be of use to you as you ponder the realities of managing in the arts. The three topic areas this month cover common problems arts managers and leaders grapple with. For example, what does it take to...

Management and the Arts – June 2017 Update

Engagement, Giving, and Economic Impact Engagement Funder Round Up This month I thought I’d share a blog post from Inside Philanthropy that looks at efforts to increase the engagement between arts organizations and communities. The seven examples of how funders are...

Management and the Arts – May 2017 Update

Arts Vibrancy, Security, and Non-governance At the end of April, the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) published its annual report. I thought it would be of value to start off this month by looking at success stories in the arts. I also thought an article about...

Management and the Arts – April 2017 Update

Leadership Changes Matter, Ditching Museum Membership Fees, VP of Development   Leadership Changes Matter Anytime an organization makes an executive level leadership change some of the management team usually will change too. However, in the case of the Atlanta...