• Featured Internship Opportunity! New Century Theatre seeks Summer Theatre Interns. Interns will gain exposure to many areas of theatre production work with a focus on their field of interest.

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

  • Featured Internship Opportunity! Site-specific sculptor Nancy Winship Milliken seeks a Studio Intern in Environmental Art who is interested in working with environmental materials such as earth, wool, and hay to create large outdoor installations for upcoming shows.

  • Featured Internship Opportunity! Double Edge Theatre seeks Summer Spectacle Design/Production Intern. Gain skills in theatre design, production support, visual artistry, technical direction, and site-specific performance. 

  • Featured Internship Opportunity! Squeak Art seeks a Design and Apparel Intern. Gain skills in design creation, branding, and the running of an apparel business.. 

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.


"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


Christine Lott

“I learn something new every day and am always grateful to have taken my Arts Extension Service classes as they have prepared me for this... 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.