Register Now | Arts Administration: Defining Roles

Register Now | Arts Administration: Defining Roles

This May 21 online workshop will feature the expertise of Andrew Taylor, Associate Professor of Arts Management at American University.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to offer arts administrators and arts professionals in all disciplines, organization types, and sizes the opportunity to participate in its new “Creative Careers” online workshop series. The series is curated by Mara Vlatković and designed to guide you on the ins and outs of being a professional in the arts industry. The second workshop in the series, “Arts Administration: Defining Roles,” presented by Andrew Taylor, Associate Professor of Arts Management, American University, will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST.

Workshop Description:
Arts Administration and Arts Management are broad terms that contain a multitude of roles and functions. What’s the best fit for you, and how do you find and grow into the work you’re most connected to? This session will explore the many parts and players that transform creative inspiration into fully-realized artistic work—from production and management to marketing, development, operations, finance, education, and more. If you’re thinking of switching or extending your work in the arts, or hoping to connect your strongest skills with the art-world’s greatest needs, come learn about the individual pieces and the whole that make the arts and artists thrive.

Title: Arts Administration: Defining Roles
Program Date and Time: Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST*
Registration Fee: $25
Registration: Please register for the program here.
Questions: Email [email protected]

*This workshop will be recorded and shared with all participants who registered in advance, after the session concludes. It will be available for viewing up to 6 months after the workshop date.

Andrew Taylor thinks (a bit too much) about organizational structure, strategy, and management practice in the nonprofit arts. An Associate Professor of Arts Management at American University in Washington, DC, he also consults for cultural, educational, and support organizations throughout North America. He recently completed a three-year sponsored research project for the William Penn Foundation on “Capitalizing Change in the Performing Arts.” Taylor is past president of the Association of Arts Administration Educators; a board member at Fractured Atlas; and consulting editor for The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, and for Artivate, a journal on arts entrepreneurship. Since July 2003, he has written a popular weblog on the business of arts and culture called “The Artful Manager,” hosted by

This program is part of NYFA Learning, which includes professional development for artists and arts administrators. Sign up for NYFA’s free bi-weekly newsletter to receive updates on future programs.

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