ART 265 - Arts Administration I
This course introduces students to the structures, missions, and operations of nonprofit visual and performing arts organizations. Topics include programming and events, facilities, finances, fundraising, intellectual property, marketing, mission statements, history, and staffing. The course utilizes successful models in the metropolitan Boston area to investigate art centers, museums, cooperative galleries, performing arts venues, dance and theater companies, orchestras, and art therapy organizations. Off-campus trips are required.