• Register for our Summer 2015 Online Courses! Introduction to Arts Management and Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship.

  • AES will present at NEFA's Creative Economy Exchange, June 2-3, in Keene, NH. 

  • Featured Internship Opportunity! Iroko Nuevo Performance Group seeks Performance and Dance Management Intern.

The Arts Extension Service is a national arts service organization located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, working to serve the arts through education, research, publications and consulting. 

The Arts Extension Service is the nation's leading provider of Arts Management education and training for students and professionals in the arts and in arts management. AES offers the nation's only online Arts Administration bachelor's degree, two online Arts Management Core and Professional certificates and a new Certificate in Arts Management for students on campus. We also offer publications, research services, and training programs for state, regional, and local arts agencies.  In 2014 we look forward to the launch our new Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative, serving students and faculty as well as the region’s artists and  other creative businesses.


AES offers Artist-in-Business Public Art Training in El Paso

During April and May 2015, The Arts Extension Service offered a 5-part Artist-in-Business Public Art Training Program in El... Read More


Kathryn Milillo

"I applied the constructive ideas shared in the Artist-in-Business training and I am now enjoying the benefits of that wisdom. I've already... Read More

National Arts Policy Archive & Library

The Arts Extension Service has teamed up with the National Endowment for the Arts and the UMass Amherst Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives to create the first National Arts Policy Archive and Library.