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Presentation – The Evolving Role of Arts Managers (PDF)

Video Links: NEA YouTube Channel:


Web Links: Timelines

Dance History Timeline: http://www.contemporary-dance.org/dance-history.html

Performing Arts Timeline: http://www.infoplease.com/ipea/A0153763.html

Music Timeline: http://www.infoplease.com/ipea/A0151192.html

Theater History Timeline: http://www.glencoe.com/theatre/Timeline/timeline_content.html

Arts services organizations (sampling)

Dance: http://www.danceusa.org/

Festivals: http://www.festivals.com/

League of American Orchestras: http://www.americanorchestras.org/

Museums: http://aam-us.org/

Opera: http://www.operaamerica.org/content/research/quick1112.asp

International: ENCATC – http://www.encatc.org/pages/index.php

Incorporation, Tax Exemption, Bylaws

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts: http://www.vlany.org/

Business planning for nonprofits: http://nonprofit.about.com/od/nonprofitbasics/f/busplan.htm

Small Business Administration – Business Plans: http://www.sba.gov/writing-business-plan

Nolo – Law for ALL – Start a LLC: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/form-llc-how-to-organize-llc-30287.html

IRS Applying for Tax Exempt Status: http://www.irs.gov/portal/site/irspup/menuitem.143f806b5568dcd501db6ba54251a0a0/?vgnextoid=0cf46c7b74f08310VgnVCM100000351f0a0aRCRD&vgnextchannel=6c082195cc604310VgnVCM1000004e0d010aRCRD

Bylaw sources: http://grantspace.org/tools/Knowledge-Base/Nonprofit-Management/Establishment/nonprofit-bylaws

Arts Managers and the NEA

Managers of the Arts by Paul DiMaggio (PDF) – Search by year, 1987 http://arts.gov/publications

International perspective: Arts Management Network – http://artsmanagement.net/

National Endowment for the Arts: A History 1965-2008 (at http://nea.gov)

This publication documents the agency’s major activities since its creation by the United States Congress in 1965. Also included are overviews of the agency’s impact on dance, literature, media arts, museums, music, opera, theater, and visual arts. January 2009. 310 pp. Download: nea-history-1965-2008.pdf

Guide to the NEA (at http://nea.gov) 2014 Guide to the National Endowment for the Arts The 2014 Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for Arts Projects, Our Town, Literature Fellowships, Lifetime Honors, and Partnerships. January 2014. 24 pp. Download: NEA_guide_2014.pdf

Arts Managers as an Occupation

Fundraisers: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes131131.htm

Meeting, Convention, Event Planners: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes131121.htm

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes131011.htm

Producers and Directors: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes272012.htm

Museum Jobs: http://www.creativejobscentral.com/museum-jobs

National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, NAICS 711100 – Performing Arts Companies: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics4_711100.htm