The creative and cultural industries account for a significant share of the global economy. Gaining and maintaining employment and work in this sector is a challenge and chances of success are enhanced by ongoing professional development.
This series provides a range of relatively short, student-centred books which blend industry and educational expertise with cultural sector practice. Books in the series provide applied introductions to the core elements of the creative industries. In sum, the series provides essential reading for those studying to enter the creative industries as well as those seeking to enhance their career via executive education.
Fundraising in the Creative and Cultural Industries Leading Effective Fundraising Strategies
Business Issues in the Arts
By Michelle Wright, Ben Walmsley, Emilee Simmons
October 24, 2022
The need for effective fundraising in the arts has never been more acute. Specialist yet accessible, Fundraising in the Creative and Cultural Industries is designed to provide strategic and practical support to individuals needing to lead or develop fundraising in their organisations. Part One ...
By Kenneth Foster
October 17, 2022
This textbook provides an expert overview of the challenge of arts and cultural leadership in the contemporary world. Grounded in theories of sustainability and with a renewed global focus for this second edition, the author’s insights from contemporary arts organizations facilitate meaningful ...
By Anthony Rhine, Jay Pension
August 08, 2022
Business Issues in the Arts is a text designed to address some of the most prescient business issues that nonprofit arts organizations face today. This text is not a how-to but an in-depth dive into fourteen topics and their associated theories to augment learning in arts administration programs. ...
By François Colbert, Alain d’Astous
September 30, 2021
Although the literature on marketing of the arts is abundant, very few (if any) full-length works have examined the other side of the coin and closely studied the people who consume the products of the cultural industry. This book offers a summary of the knowledge garnered in recent decades by ...
By Gary Beckman
July 07, 2021
The New Arts Entrepreneur is the first uniquely designed pedagogy for arts entrepreneurship educators and students. Melding an arts-first approach with understandable entrepreneurial concepts and newly formulated tools, the text helps arts students to envision themselves as an entrepreneurial CEO, ...
By Michela Addis, Andrea Rurale
November 24, 2020
The arts and cultural sector has always been a challenging area in which to find business success; the advent of the global health crisis due to COVID-19 has greatly amplified these challenges. Thanks to the expertise of 22 scholars, this text elaborates on the most common key ...
By Bonita M. Kolb
September 17, 2020
Developing and executing marketing strategies is a vital aspect of any business and few books currently cover this with relation to creative industries. This textbook provides students and managers in the creative industries with a solid grounding in how to maximize the impact of their marketing ...
By Rajeev Kamineni, Ruth Rentschler
May 29, 2020
One of the world’s most prolific creative industries, the Indian movie industry has received scant attention for its spirit of enterprise. Indian Movie Entrepreneurship addresses this omission. For many readers, it might come as a surprise that the Indian movie industry is not just Bollywood and ...
By Bonita M. Kolb
April 07, 2020
Artists, musicians, actors, singers, designers and other creative individuals need to understand basic business concepts if they are to successfully pursue their chosen artistic profession. These skills have historically not been taught to creative students, which leaves them unprepared to make a ...
By Karin M. Ekström
December 13, 2019
This wide-ranging book explores the impact of marketization on the creative industries. With critical perspectives from a variety of disciplines and global experts, numerous examples from international cultural institutions are employed to illuminate the topic. Culture and business have become ...
By Kenneth Foster
May 02, 2018
The contemporary world faces unprecedented upheaval and change forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of constant change and ...
By Guy Morrow
April 11, 2018
Artists are creative workers who drive growth in the creative and cultural industries. Managing artistic talent is a unique challenge, and this concise book introduces and analyses its key characteristics. Artist Management: Agility in the Creative and Cultural Industries makes a major contribution...