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AES Resource List

September 28, 2022

Arts Extension Service is dedicated to supporting artists and arts organizations by providing education and information. Find a list below of continuously updated and ongoing resources and...

Fall 2022 Internship Fairs

August 08, 2022

This fall the Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative, the Arts Extension Service, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and Career Services at UMass Amherst are teaming up to offer two Internship...

ArtsHub Praised in BusinessWest

August 05, 2022

BusinessWest recently praised the ArtsHub as a "needed resource" that "could be a game changer". Dee Boyle-Clapp and Lisa Davol spoke to Joseph Bednar about the process of turning ArtsHub from an...

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Arts Management

Why wait? Follow your passion.

Are you ready to reimagine and build stronger communities, produce engaging arts programming, or sustain an innovative creative business? Kickstart your arts management career and acquire the skills needed to successfully lead your nonprofit organization and inspire creative expression. Begin today by taking AES courses and earning your arts management certificate or degree

Not sure which class to take? Connect with us at and we’ll help match you with an advisor who will help you design your course of study.

Alumni Profile

Jessica Gelter

Jessica Gelter is a dedicated nonprofit leader and holds the Core Certificate in Arts Management from the Arts Extension Service. Read more about Jessica the ways she has used the certificate in her daily work as executive director at ArtsAlive!

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