Programs - Performing Arts Administration

Summer Programs Performing Arts Administration Summer Study

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Richard Maloney, 212 998 5505 or

New York City provides the most exciting setting in the world for internships and apprenticeships in performing arts administration. The student has the opportunity to work with distinguished arts administrators, cultural centers, and various arts organizations, with the guidance and evaluation of the faculty.

Internship in the Administration of Performing Arts Centers
MPAPA-GE 2001,2002 • Open to fully matriculated arts administration students only. Maloney. A minimum of 210 hours: 3-6 points each. Assigned responsibilities at leading New York cultural centers, including training in development, marketing, publicity, fiscal affairs, programming, and general management.

Independent Study (Graduate)
MPAPA-GE 2300 • 45 hours per point: 1-6 points.

Arts Administration: Utrecht, The Netherlands and Berlin, Germany
MPAPA-GE 2215 Section 099 • This international seminar offers graduate students, alumni of arts administration programs, and arts management professionals a unique opportunity to observe exciting changes in the visual and performing arts in a broad range of European venues. Students explore current cultural and social issues affecting international arts practices in both non-profit and for-profit institutions. Working professionals gain fresh insights into managing arts organizations while acquiring an overview of European cultural policies. The program challenges students to compare and contrast American attitudes toward the arts (as embodied in U.S. public funding mechanisms and marketing and development strategies) with the long-established European tradition of government funding. Seminar participants have ample opportunity to discuss policymaking, planning, and entrepreneurial initiatives with leading arts professionals.
Offered every other summer.
For further information, please visit the Global Programs Arts Administration in Utrecht page.