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Mar 24, 2020

Arts Administrators Are Fighting Hard for the Federal Funding Boost Arts Education Needs

Arts administrators are the unsung heroes of the art world, and now they’re asking their legislators to increase support for arts education. Every March, right before the cherry blossoms reach peak bloom, hundreds of arts leaders from across the country gather at Americans for the Arts’ National Arts Action Summit in Washington D.C. They are there to advocate for increased public funding for the arts and strong public policies, including arts education policies at the federal, state,...

Jan 24, 2020

The Arts Administrator’s Creed: 5 Guiding Principles for Your Arts Admin Career

Originally published in NYFA Business Empowering advice from arts administrators nationwide on how to define and achieve success in your life and work. Arts administrators work behind-the-scenes on behalf of artists and creatives everywhere, providing resources, support, and structure for their projects and practices. Often, these types of jobs combine a passion for the arts with business, management, education, programming, fundraising, or communications expertise. The work can be...