Bold New Horizons Take the Stage at Performing Arts Administration Panel

The theater business never stared down a crisis more dramatic than the 2020 onset of a global pandemic. All across the world, stages went dark for an unscheduled and indeterminate intermission, cheating audiences out of performances they rely on to inspire awe and wonder, and leaving theater managers, along with producers, performers, orchestras, and crew, […]

Finding Supportive Mentors Key to Sustained Career Success in Changing Arts World

Dr. Douglas DeNatale, director of Arts Administration at BU’s Metropolitan College (MET), has good news for those committed to a career in the arts: despite the field’s massive sea changes amid a worldwide pandemic, there are still ample professional opportunities to be had, given the proper guidance. Contributing to USA Today’s Education and Career News […]

New MET Scholarship Dedicated to Strengthening Inclusion in Arts Administration

In recognition of the need to foster greater diversity and inclusion in leadership across the humanities, Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) has established the Advancing the Arts Scholarship for applicants to the Master of Science in Arts Administration degree program. The award is dedicated to US citizens or permanent residents who have dealt with personal […]

In Nonprofit World’s Fraught Financial Future, BU MET Arts Admin Director DeNatale Sees Security in Scale

Like so many industries, the businesses of arts and culture have been rocked by setbacks amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, as occupancy bans begin to lift, vaccines are distributed, and resilience funding remitted to organizations and individuals dedicated to keeping the world afloat through arts, decision-makers are figuring out how the shows that must […]

Alum Credits ‘Arts World’ Foundation in Advocacy Leadership

Triple Terrier Ben Hires (CAS’00, STH’03, MET’08) was recently saluted by Bostonia as a BU alumni “Opening Doors” for future generations. As CEO of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC), the largest Asian immigrant multiservice organization in Greater Boston, Hires today provides direct community support through efforts designed to make Boston more diverse and equitable […]

New Performing Arts Certificate Makes its Debut at MET

Boston University’s Metropolitan College is proud to announce the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Performing Arts Enterprise, offered in partnership with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, one of the world’s leading commercial theater companies. Offered as part of MET’s long-running programs in Arts Administration, the new certificate program is taught by veterans of the Broadway theater scene who […]

Prestigious Cross-Cultural Fellowship Activates MET Graduate Degree in Arts Administration

As part of the Fulbright Nehru Master’s Fellowship, Priya Krishnamoorthy recently earned her Master of Science in Arts Administration at MET. The one-to-two year fellowship program aids Indian citizens possessing the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree and three years of professional work experience, providing them with funding for tuition and fees, a stipend, and health […]

Arts Administration Teachers Examine Intersection of Commerce, Social Impact

Jeannette Guillemin and Wendy Swart Grossman—who co-designed MET AR 789 Cultural Entrepreneurship, an elective in the MET Master of Science in Arts Administration program—have authored an article that explores the role corporate and university resources can play in creating social impact-minded art. In the December 2017 volume of Social Innovations Journal, the College of Fine […]