Explore Arts Administration

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The Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) is a membership organization representing the world’s leading graduate and undergraduate arts administration programs – all training and equipping students earning an arts administration degree in arts leadership, management, entrepreneurship, cultural policy, and more.

Arts Administration is a field of study that provides graduates with the tools to create, develop, facilitate and evaluate arts and cultural programs and organizations. The field was established in response to an ever-growing demand for leadership and organizational acumen within arts and cultural organizations. Arts administrators bridge the artistic world and creative industries with applied managerial, financial, and programmatic skills.

Professional Development Series

The 2022 series includes five informational sessions with a strong QA component and aims to enhance the career of both educators and practitioners in arts administration, and mutually inform both professional tracks. PhD in Arts Administration (Spring) Arts Advocacy (Spring) Internships in Arts Administration (Summer) Publishing in Arts Administration (Fall) Arts Consultancy (Fall) The series […]


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