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Visual Arts Administration

Visual Arts Administration MA program was the first in the nation to focus on visual arts management careers in both traditional and alternative contexts. The program prepares leaders for a broad range of arts organizations.  It takes into account the cultural and economic impact of the visual arts, nationally and internationally, as well as the challenges facing the arts today.

Master of Arts
Visual Arts Administration

Prepare for roles in a broad range of arts organizations. Our MA focuses on the cultural and economic impact of the visual arts and today's industry challenges.

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Faculty

Sandra Lang

Clinical Associate Professor of Visual Arts Administration

sandra.lang@nyu.edu

Melissa Rachleff Burtt

Clinical Associate Professor of Visual Arts Administration

mjr2007@nyu.edu

Amy Whitaker

Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Administration

amy.whitaker@nyu.edu

RoseLee Goldberg

Distinguished Artist in Residence

roselee.goldberg@nyu.edu
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The Visual Arts Administration MA program addresses the whole art ecology, including the cultural environment in which arts organizations operate in both the nonprofit and for-profit areas. 

Upcoming Events

Art Book Series: Painting by Numbers with Diana Seave Greenwald, Olav Velthuis, and Amy Whitaker

Join us for a conversation on "Painting by Numbers" with Diana Seave Greenwald, Olav Velthuis, and Amy Whitaker

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Visual Arts Administration Colloquium: Dr. Peggy Wang on the Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art

Join Visual Arts Administration for their Colloquium Event with Art historian Dr. Peggy Wang on the Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art

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Information Sessions

Every year there are a number of Information Sessions on site and online for prospective students. These sessions will give insights into its requirements and what to expect from the program.

Please contact us if you are interested in learning about upcoming dates. 

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