1st Edition

The Arts Management Handbook
New Directions for Students and Practitioners

ISBN 9780765617422
Published June 15, 2011 by Routledge
368 Pages

USD $52.95

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Book Description

Whether the art form is theater, dance, music, festival, or the visual arts and galleries, the arts manager is the liaison between the artists and their audience. Bringing together the insights of educators and practitioners, this groundbreaker links the fields of management and organizational management with the ongoing evolution in arts management education. It especially focuses on the new directions in arts management as education and practice merge. It uses cases studies as both a pedagogical tool and an integrating device. Separate sections cover Performing and Visual Arts Management, Arts Management Education and Careers, and Arts Management: Government, Nonprofits, and Evaluation. The book also includes a chapter on grants and raising money in the arts.

Table of Contents

1.   Introduction (Meg Brindle and Constance DeVereaux)

Part 1:  Performing and Visual Arts Management

2. Facilities Management: Arts Facilities—Schedules, Agreements, and Ownership (Patrick Donnelly)

3. Theater Production Management Guidebook (Kevin Murray)

4. “Doing It All”: The New Arts Manager’s Guide to Presenting Performances in a Public Venue (Kira      Hoffmann)

5. An Introduction to Festival Management: Old Ways, New Directions (Juha Iso-Aho)

6. Gallery Management (Trudi Van Dyke)

Part 2: Arts Management: Education and Careers

7. Through, With, and In: The Arts and Education (James E. Modrick)

8. Careers and Internships in Arts Management (Meg Brindle)

Part 3: Arts Management: Government, Nonprofits, and Evaluation

9. Arts and Cultural Policy: What Governments Do (and Don’t Do) to Make Arts Happen (Constance      DeVereaux)

10. Starting a Nonprofit Organization: The Business Side (Kathryn     Calafato)

11. Fund-Raising and Grant-Writing Basics for Arts Managers (Constance DeVereaux)

12. Evaluation in the Arts (David B. Pankratz)

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'... a  welcome  addition  to  the  literature  on  arts  management.  It provides information that has yet to be explored by combining the more “how to” applications that a manager should consider with a cursory review of policy-based considerations that confront the arts leader.' -- Cecelia Fitzgibbon, The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society