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Fundamentals of Arts Management - 6th Edition


Fundamentals of Arts Management is the classic text in arts management that has been helping professional and volunteer arts leaders learn to connect the arts and community since the first edition was created in 1987. Combining in-the-trenches experience with scholarly research, our authors share practical information and provide cutting edge tools for artists, arts administrators, educators, students, cultural advocates, civic leaders, economic development specialists, regional and urban planners, municipal officers, and human service organizations. 

Our trusted reference book Fundamentals of Arts Management is utilized by 45% of college and university arts management programs in the U.S. Updated and expanded, the 6th edition contains 4 new chapters on Art and Cultural Policy, Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization, Online Fundraising, and Creative Placemaking; and 14 revised chapters. 6th edition contributing writers include: Tom Borrup, Dee Boyle-Clapp, Maren Brown, Judith Conk, Craig Dreeszen, Maryo Gard, Carol Harper, Dan Hunter, Robert L. Lynch, Halsey and Alice North, Sarah Sutton, and Marete Wester. The 6th edition also features winners from our national photo contest showcasing images from artists and arts organizations from around the country. 2016. 

*Refund Policy: Refunds can only be issued if we receive the returned book in brand new condition. Refunds for shipping & handling charges cannot be issued, book only. AES has the right to reject a refund request. No refunds for bulk orders.

*Want to purchase a bulk or international order? Click the link above or email the Arts Extension Service at aes@acad.umass.edu with your quantity and shipping address. You will then be directed to pay via credit card. We recommend ordering early as it may take 7-14 days for orders to be processed and delivered.

*Please note that book orders are shipped out during weekday business hours only, except holidays.

*Campus or local students may purchase the book and waive the shipping charge by selecting the "UMass/5 College I will pick up" option from the dropdown menu in the order screen. Once payment is processed, the book will be available for pickup from our office at Hampshire House Room 221. Our current hours for pickup are Monday - Friday, 10 am - 3 pm. We can also send the book through campus mail to campus addresses; if you wish to have the book sent to a campus address please email us at aes@acad.umass.edu after placing your order.