Virtual art exhibition launching April 20 7:30pm

Founders Art Gallery presents virtual exhibition Sanctuary: Growing Along Nature in an Uncertain World. There will be a virtual walkthrough of the gallery space, featuring talks from participating artists as well as a live Q&A discussion.

Understanding how arts policy affects culture and community

George Mason University’s Arts Management community recently joined forces to highlight opportunities for cultural policy innovations under a new administration, and the impact of the arts in the political landscape.

Safe Return to Campus

At this time and for the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, the Arts Management Program will continue to deliver all graduate and undergraduate classes in a remote format.

Become an Arts Manager

Do you see a career for yourself in the arts? Start your journey at Mason and gain the practical and applied skills necessary to succeed as a leader.

Learn From Arts Leaders

More than 90% of our faculty are practicing arts managers in the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia area.

A Balanced Curriculum

Small classes and flexible course scheduling allow you to create the schedule that best fits your needs as a full or part-time student in the Arts Management program.

Living, Learning and Interning

Mason’s Arlington, Virginia, campus is in the heart of one of the country’s most dynamic arts and cultural regions and is about 4 miles from Washington D.C.

Arts Management After Mason

Our 500+ alumni have impressive careers. You will, too.

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We are here to make your career goals a reality.

Arts Management is a developing field established to meet the ever-growing demand for leadership and organizational expertise within arts and cultural organizations, both private and public. Arts managers bridge the worlds of performing and visual arts with applied managerial, financial, and programmatic skills. Learn more about the Arts Management program at Mason and how it can position you for a successful career in the arts!

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Carla McGinnis
Mason alumna helps bring history to life

“Working at a museum was not on my radar at all,” she says. But the job proved to be a perfect fusion that pulled from McGinnis’s undergraduate studies in African American history and her personal love of theater.