The Arts Administration program is one of the most unique and flexible programs of its kind in the country. Designed to encourage exploration in the arts and culture industry (and beyond) the program led me through an educational track paired with real-world internship experiences that helped me land my first job immediately after graduation. I am so thankful for the people I met and the experiences I had at Butler. -Riley Hill-Kartel, '17
A love of museums connects Arts and Cultural Management student with the world around her
Junwei in the Learning Collection Room at the Royal Alberta Museum.
I lived next to a museum in Kaifeng. As much as I loved that museum, it wasn’t really popular, despite Kaifeng’s 4,100-year history. It was dark and shabby, and there was a lack of conservation. People only visited when there were school trips or seminars. But it’s a childhood landmark to me and I love it. I always thought...
BW ALUMNA LIVING THE DREAM WORKING FOR DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP
August 1, 2019
by Mary Simmons '21
Just months after graduation, arts management and entrepreneurship alumna Stephanie Kelleher '19 is already living her new dream. What started as a meeting at a unique career fair staged by another BW grad turned into a position with Disney. Now, as tour management coordinator for Disney Theatrical Group, Kelleher helps bring magic to life across the country with the tours of "The...
Austin Kramer ’07, Global Head of Dance & Electronic Music at Spotify
CU Denver News
August 12, 2017
I s a CU Denver alumnus creating your Spotify playlist?
Global head of dance+electronic crafts ‘music for every moment’
Have you ever wondered who the wizard behind your internet playlist is? It might be C U Denver alum Austin Kramer. After a stint at a Colorado radio station and eight years at SiriusXM Satellite Radio, in 2015 Kramerbecame the global head of dance+electronic...
The Arts Administration program at Butler helped equip me with the skills, insight, and guidance to help me on my path to continue the impact of my non-profit organization, Little Wish Foundation. What was especially important to me about the program was the tight-knit community of support that came with it, and I’m forever thankful for that. -Liz Niemiec, '16
Elise Pertusati earned her Master’s in Arts Management and graduate Certificate in International Arts Management at American University. She is a successful grant writer and development professional who is passionate about supporting museum sustainability and innovation. She is currently an Advancement Associate at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, where she works on exhibition fundraising, grants, stewardship, and the Museum’s capital campaign. She previously...
John Philligin received his Master of Arts in Arts Management from American University in 2013. After completing his degree in Violin Performance from East Carolina University in 2011, John chose to attend the program at AU for its incredible faculty, small class size, and robust network of alumni in the field.
“The Arts Management program at AU was instrumental in preparing me for a successful career in fundraising while also providing an extensive understanding of how successful...