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The Arts Extension Service is a national arts service organization, working to serve the arts through education, research, and publications.  The Arts Extension Service is the nation's leading provider of professional arts management education. AES offers two online Certificates in Arts Management, the nation's first and only online Arts Administration bachelor's degree, publications, research services, and training programs including Peer Advising and Artist-in-Business for state, regional, and local arts agencies.

Are you an arts administrator, artist, volunteer board member, or civic leader who wants practical tools to make your community arts organization or artist business operate more effectively?  Are you a state or regional arts leader looking to build the capacity of community arts agencies in your region?  Are you a UMass student looking to augment your art degree with arts management electives?

Learn from the nation’s leading provider of professional arts management education by participating in our workshops and training programs.  We are also one of the leading publishers of arts management books, and we offer an array of customized capacity-building conferences and training programs, and research services for state, regional and local arts agencies.

The Arts Extension Service—helping to connect community and the arts for over thirty years. Contact us today at 413-545-2360 or email us at: for more information.

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