AU’s MA in Arts Management will prepare you for prominent management roles at the world’s best arts organizations by providing the managerial, ethical, financial, marketing, fundraising, and communication skills you need to successfully run an arts organization. While mastering the business side of the visual and performing arts, you will learn to make art happen by developing and supporting artists, artistic communities, and arts institutions.
Our graduates are business-savvy arts leaders. At AU, you will become part of a vibrant network of global professionals and benefit from our local and global connections with major foundations and arts institutions.
Our intensive curriculum is informed by research and professional practice, and we incorporate both into your program. You will get hands-on experience working with leading organizations in the DC area or travel to London to work with the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. You will receive a first-rate education and gain professional experience while continuing to practice your chosen art discipline.