Artists make art, but many others are necessary to get it seen and heard. A host of professionals in various fields provide all manner of behind-the-scenes assistance to musicians, actors, painters, sculptors and designers. Whether you love the visual arts, theater, music or fashion, arts administration at Albright allows you to express your creative genius while gaining valuable business acumen, industry knowledge and technical skills that will give you an advantage in today’s competitive arts market.
The arts administration faculty includes curators and directors of museums and performing arts organizations – educators who have worked in the field and want to share their experiences with you. Through classroom study and experiential learning, you’ll learn about front-of-house and box office management, curatorial and registration methodologies for museums, marketing and public relations, non-profit governance, strategic planning, fundraising, contracts, legal issues, finance and budgeting, human resource and volunteer management, evaluation and assessment, education and outreach, and much more.