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Fundamentals of Arts Management Order now 

Fundamentals of Arts ManagementUpdated and expanded the 5th Edition of our trusted reference book Fundamentals of Arts Management  is utilized by 45% of college and university arts management programs.  400 pages + online companion.

  • 11 revised chapters detail principles and best practices for managing and governing community arts organizations; fund raising; and presenting, promoting, and evaluating arts programs.
  • 4 new chapters investigate personnel management, creating successful funding proposals, effective arts advocacy, and developing your creative economy. 
  • Our nationally recognized authors and community arts leaders offer historical and contemporary contexts regarding the role of the arts, plus insights into arts education and cultural access.

Contributing writers: Mary Altman, Tom Borrup, Denise Boston-Moore, Amy Brannock, Maren Brown, Tina Burdett, Dorothy Chen-Courtin, Craig Dreeszen, Maryo Gard Ewell, Gay Hanna, Dan Hunter, Lisa Kammel, Norton Kiritz, Pam Korza, Halsey M. North, Alice H. North, David O'Fallon, Stan Rosenberg, Barbara Schaffer Bacon, Shirley K. Sneve, Marete Wester and Sally Zinno.  Edited by Maren Brown and Pam Korza with Craig Dreezsen.  2007.

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