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...

Management and the Arts – March 2017 Update

Inspiration, Effective Dialogs, Catalytic Thinking, and Cultural Policy Consequences Support for the Arts Several of our students from Southern Utah University’s Arts Administration program made the journey to Washington, DC for this year’s National Arts Advocacy Day...

Management and the Arts – February 2017 Update

Leader Transitions The article recently published in The Washington Post about a future leadership change at the Shakespeare Theatre Company would be a good discussion topic related to Chapter 8, “Leadership and the Arts.” Michael Kahn’s 30 years at the theatre...

Management and the Arts – January 2017 Update

Where to begin? It looks like the concepts covered in chapter 4, The Adaptive Arts Organization, will be highly relevant for 2017. The new administration in Washington DC is fostering a political environment of uncertainty among artists and arts organizations and most...