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Register now for our affordable and convenient classes and imagine cool nights, orange leaves and fall fashion coming your way. Wherever you are in the world, it's the perfect time to attend our Arts Management Online Non-Credit Certificate Program. If you start now, you could have a Core Certificate by the end of next spring and be ready for a relaxing summer 2014 vacation!
Need credits? No problem. Our Credit classes offer the same excellent instructors, small class size, individual attention, and the fun of working with classmates from across the country and around the world.
We have an exciting fall line-up for you:
- Introduction to Arts Management
- Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization - teaching you to save money and be part of the climate solution
- Arts Programming - new instructor with decades of experience
- Program Evaluation - you know you need it!
- Grantwriting for the Arts - a new favorite!
- Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship - informative and sensitive, a terrific business how-to for artists
See you in class!
Our Vote for the Cover Contest is underway! Vote now!
The race is on! Have you made your selection in our Vote for the Cover contest yet?
Our editors have chosen 18 photos from entries submitted by arts nonprofits across the country –and several from around the world - to be featured in the 6th Edition of Fundamentals of Arts Management. Now we need YOU to vote for the top 6 images to appear on the cover!
The top TEN images right now are:
1. Truth, Old Deerfield Productions, Deerfield, MA
2. Noontime Dance at U.N. Plaza, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
3. Beneath the Surface, Cambridge Community Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
4. Students Making Quilts, Libby Elementary School, Carthage, TX
5. Sacramento International Airport Public Art Project, Sacaramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento, CA (pictured)
6. If Dusk Tangled with Dawn, Anna Vigeland & the Cassia Project, Athens, Greece
7. Esperanza Community Mural Project, Casa Esperanza, Roxbury, MA
8. 2 Blocks of Art, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
9. La Bayadere, Charleston Ballet, Charleston, WV
10. Annie, New England Youth Theater, Brattleboro, VT
Jostle for position, help your art form come in from behind, create a photo finish, vote now! Root for your organization, support your favorite art form, rally your friends, Board Members, supporters, students and artists to vote now!
A quick thank you to those who voted in person at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention last week, and to all of you who have already voted online! Please spread the word! Voting ends August 2nd.
SYMPOSIUM - ARTS POLICY ON THE GROUND: The Impact of National Arts Policy, Sept. 26, 2013
The Arts Extension Service is pleased to announce their upcoming celebration and the launch of new special collection, the NATIONAL ARTS POLICY ARCHIVES AND LIBRARY (NAPAAL) at UMass Amherst and the Arts Extension Service’s 40th Anniversary on September 26th at a special symposium to be held at the UMass Campus.
Speakers will include: Robert L. Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts, the Honorable State Senator Stan Rosenberg, founder of the Arts Extension Service and others to be Announced.
Topics will include: Public Funding, Participation in the Arts, Highlights from the Collection, plus a special Arts Extension Service panel discussion: 40 years of Impacting the Field.
This event is sponsored by: the Arts Extension Service, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and UMass Libraries and Special Collections. Contact the Arts Extension Service at email@example.com for more information. This event is free and open to the public.
Not Quite Here, an exhibit by AES Staff Member Perry Huntoon, opens July 12th
Artist and the Arts Extension Service's Administrative Assistant Perry Huntoon's exhibition at Ode, a boutique in Northampton, MA, opens on Friday, July 12 at 6 pm. Her work is a series of abstract, painted wood clouds and mountains that play off of weight vs. lightness, color and shape. The work was funded in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council.
An interview with Perry can be found at http://www.odeboutique.com/blog/perry-baron-huntoon/.
See photos of the installation at http://www.odeboutique.com/blog/not-quite-here/.
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