Program Announcements

Becoming a Global Arts Manager on March 29th

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 11:53 am, Last Updated: June 21, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Becoming a Global Arts Manager Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7:30 to 9:30 pm Founders Hall, Room 118 FREE Register at: bgam.eventbrite.com Mason Arts Management views the arts with a global perspective. Connect with other emerging arts managers during an interactive evening workshop and discussion. Explore what it means to be an international arts manager, and […]

New Summer Classes

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 11:11 am, Last Updated: March 23, 2016 at 11:16 am

We are excited to announce the addition of new summer course offerings. Topics range from Arlington-based international arts management classes to a course designed to cultivate primary research skills. Disclaimer: Please refer to the University Catalog for official details on courses and discuss with your academic advisor how they might fit into your degree plan. […]

An Arts Manager with a Passion for Community

Posted: March 9, 2016 at 3:49 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Anika Millhouse Master’s candidate in George Mason University’s Arts Management Program Event Manager, Special Programs and Services What topics in the arts are you most passionate about and why? I am most passionate about creative economies and arts-based placemaking because they are community-driven. What inspires you as an arts leader? Creativity in all forms, but […]

Helen Santoro George Mason Arts Management

From Arts Education to Arts Management

Posted: March 8, 2016 at 12:05 pm, Last Updated: April 4, 2016 at 10:38 am

Helen Santoro Master’s candidate in George Mason University’s Arts Management Program Representative, Graduate Arts Management Society Intern, Del Ray Community Partnership What topics in the arts are you most passionate about and why? There are two: music education for children and the philanthropic ability of Millennials. While I was teaching preschool, I found that music […]

Haolin Lei George Mason University Arts Management

An Arts Manager With an International Perspective

Posted: March 7, 2016 at 3:42 pm, Last Updated: June 21, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Haolin Lei Master’s candidate in George Mason University’s Arts Management Program Assistant, Xi’an Concert Hall Haolin Lei is passionate about promoting and sharing the intangible cultural heritage of China. He started his career in the arts as a performer, promoting Chinese culture and the art of the Tang Dynasty, while studying at a conservatory in […]

Becoming a Global Arts Manager

Posted: February 29, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Becoming a Global Arts Manager Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7:30 to 9:30 pm Founders Hall, Room 118 Free Mason Arts Management views the arts with a global perspective. Connect with other emerging arts managers during an interactive evening workshop and discussion. Explore what it means to be an international arts manager, and learn strategies for […]

George Mason University hosts a discussion on running an artist-centered organization, in partnership with the Hamiltonian Gallery

Making Connections With Arts Leaders

Posted: February 25, 2016 at 11:31 am, Last Updated: February 25, 2016 at 11:33 am

How do we cultivate relationships between artists and managers? George Mason University Arts Management partnered with the Hamiltonian Gallery to host the discussion, “Running an Artist-centered Organization: What Artists Want You to Know” on February 6, 2016. During this event artists and arts managers examined how arts influencers can strike a balance between creativity and management, […]

State of the Art DC

Posted: February 23, 2016 at 1:28 pm, Last Updated: February 25, 2016 at 2:25 pm

Arts Management Program Director Claire Huschle serves as co-chair of the D.C. Chapter of ArtTable, the national professional organization for female executives in the visual arts. This February, ArtTable D.C. presented the program STATE OF ART2/DC: A Conversation. This event included a roster of ten D.C. area arts and creative leaders, visionaries, artists, administrators, and […]

Faculty News Winter 2016

Posted: February 22, 2016 at 4:53 pm, Last Updated: February 24, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Sarah Denhardt Cissna, Adjunct Professor, Arts Management,  is the principal of the event production company, Side Lobby. Currently, Professor Cissna is consulting on several projects including the ​Washington Antiquarian Book Fair, March 4-5, 2016, (http://www.wabf.com/home), the 2nd annual Anacostia River Festival presented by 11th Street Bridge Park and National Park Service on April 17, 2016 (http://bridgepark.org/anacostia-river-festival), and Transitional […]

Alumni News Winter 2016

Posted: February 22, 2016 at 3:28 pm, Last Updated: February 24, 2016 at 10:15 am

Do you have news to share? Update your alumni profile and let us know! Kate Bae (MA 2011) This year, Kate will celebrate the three year anniversary of her work as the Program Officer at the Embassy of India. Laura Benson (MA 2009) Last fall, Laura relocated to the Twin Cities, “…to be a part of the amazing performing arts […]