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

  • Featured Internship Opportunity! Brick and Mortar Art Studio and Store seeks interns to work closely in the creation of a studio workspace, art space & store in Shelburne Falls, MA.

  • Arts Extension Service founder, Stan Rosenberg, became State Senate President on Jan 7, 2015.

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.

News

"Artist-in-Business" Training Coming to Holyoke this March

As part of AES's Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative, AES will be offering an Artist-in-Business Training at the Massachusetts High... Read More

Testimonials

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.