PERFORMING ARTS

PERF-596
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

PERF-596
002
PERFORMING ARTS
SPRING 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Arts Enterprise

Start-ups and new ventures in arts, culture, design, and heritage demand a blend of entrepreneurship, social purpose, and civic networking. This project-based course explores the stages and strategies of innovative enterprise, both for stand-alone startups, and for new revenue initiatives in existing nonprofits. Students finish the course with a first-draft enterprise plan.

PERF-596
001
PERFORMING ARTS
SPRING 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

International Cultural Management

This course introduces students to how global trends affect local arts organizations. It is an applied policy course, where students are able to trace connections between the economic, political, and social issues affecting the world and day-to-day cultural management.

PERF-596
001
PERFORMING ARTS
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Arts Management in Diverse Communities

This course introduces students to management strategies and critical issues relevant to arts organizations working with diverse populations and/or in community-based settings. Students investigate a wide array of scholarship on the purposes of this type of cultural work, the skills and perspectives needed to be a successful manager, and the measurements and outcomes appropriate to such environments.

PERF-596
F01L
PERFORMING ARTS
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Museum Management

This online course explores major issues in the management of museums, including current thinking on museology, technological issues that affect visual arts management (particularly in the realm of communication), the balance between curating, education, and public programs, and the changing role of museum directors. The course also addresses ethical issues concerning looting and repatriation as well as earned income activities in museums.