Arts Administration

  • MET AR 787: The Arts in Barcelona
    International travel course in which students have the opportunity to visit cultural institutions and meet professionals in the arts field. Discussion topics include cultural policy, museum systems, financing the arts in Barcelona, European copyright issues, and the theater and music institutional framework and support system. 4 cr
  • MET AR 789: Cultural Entrepreneurship
    Explores the emerging field of cultural entrepreneurship. The course covers a variety of topics, including the artist as entrepreneur; new business models for arts organizations; art and social change; and the role of entrepreneurs in cultural organizations. Through case studies, guest speakers, readings, and group exercises, students will learn about innovative entrepreneurial initiatives that straddle the boundaries between the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. Guided exercises enable students to assess and develop their skills as future change agents.
  • MET AR 802: Internship in Arts Administration
    Two consecutive two-credit courses for planning (AR 802) and fieldwork (AR 803) phases of the internship. Arts Administration degree students only.
  • MET AR 803: Internship in Arts Administration
    Two consecutive two-credit courses for planning (AR 802) and fieldwork (AR 803) phases of the internship. Students may not register for MET AR 803, or begin their actual internship until they have completed a minimum of six of the ten required courses. Arts Administration degree students only.
  • MET AR 804: Advanced Management and Consulting for Arts Organizations
    The purpose of this course is to increase students' ability to analyze and solve problems that confront arts organizations. Students will apply financial, marketing, fundraising, and legal knowledge and techniques to (1) in-class discussion of key management issues of concern to senior leadership, and (2) a semester-long consulting project which partners and team of students with a local arts organization. Permission from instructor required/arts administration students only. Students may not register for MET AR 804 until they have completed a minimum of six required courses.