Institutional Membership ($500/year includes up to 2 faculty members' additional Affiliate Faculty $50 each/year)
Open to graduate and undergraduate academic programs in arts and cultural administration, arts policy, and research that meet AAAE requirements. Institutional membership is subject to approval by the AAAE Credentials Committee and the AAAE Board. Each membership includes two named faculty, and institutions may choose to include affiliate faculty in the membership.
- A designated director with curricular oversight authority
- Confer a graduate or undergraduate degree in arts administration or a related discipline, or confer a comparable academic credential determined acceptable by the board
- A published arts administration curriculum approved by the program’s host department or college
- Currently enrolled students at time of application
Application for Institutional membership is a one-time process; members need not re-apply year to year unless their programs have undergone significant structural change, or membership has lapsed for more than a year.
Developmental Membership ($350/year)
Intended for academic institutions contemplating or in the process of implementing arts administration or related programs that do not yet meet Institutional membership criteria.
Collaborator Membership ($300/year)
Available for organizations (or individuals representing organizations) that are unaffiliated with degree-granting programs, but want to connect and engage with the membership.
Individual Membership ($90/year)
Available for individuals who are not affiliated with degree-granting programs, but who are interested in education, research, policy, and practice in arts and cultural management. These individuals might be faculty members in academic programs, professional arts administrators, or scholars or researchers in unaffiliated departments or programs.
The Association of Arts Administration Educators is a 501(c)(3) organization. Individual Membership dues are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. A tax donation receipt will be sent to you upon receipt of your dues.
Student Membership ($30/year)
Available to individuals who are registered in college or university arts administration degree programs or in other degree programs who wish to contribute to and learn from the members of AAAE.
The Association of Arts Administration Educators is a 501(c)(3) organization. Student Membership dues are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. A tax donation receipt will be sent to you upon receipt of your dues.
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