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Amanda Herman and Laura Sui

Internship Profile: Live Arts Magazine's Amanda Herman and Intern Laura Sui

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

In September, the Arts Extension Service will be holding a Fall Arts and Humanities Internship Fair in collaboration with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and BDIC. As a way to answer commonly asked questions about the internship process, we profile pairings resulting from our internship program. In this article, we profile Live Arts Magazine Director Amanda Herman and UMass Amherst Media Management and Production major Laura Sui. Now entering her senior year, Laura and Amanda worked together in the summer and fall of 2016.

Aradhita Saraf and Kate Preissler

Internship Profile: Wistariahurst Museum's Kate Preissler and Marketing Intern Aradhita Saraf

Monday, August 7, 2017

In September, the Arts Extension Service will be holding a Fall Arts and Humanities Internship Fair in collaboration with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and BDIC. As a way to answer commonly asked questions about the internship process, we profile pairings resulting from our internship program. In this article, we profile Wistariahurst Museum’s Executive Director Kate Preissler and UMass Amherst English major Aradhita Saraf. Kate and Aradhita worked together in Fall 2015, in Aradhita's junior year.

Dee Boyle-Clapp, AES Director

It's Time For Sustainability in the Arts To Be a Priority

Monday, July 31, 2017

I was in Scotland presenting at the Association of Arts Administration Educators conference with colleagues from two other countries on Sustainability and the Arts when Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Accords. While I could have been flooded with anger, humiliation, frustration, and resignation, the reality is that it has been our states, communities, organizations, and individuals- not our Federal government- that have been diligently creating opportunities and making efforts to address climate change.

Audacia Clothing Co.

"What are you up to this summer?"

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Our arts management and arts entrepreneurship students are always busy - and the summer is no different. We asked our on-campus students what they were up to this summer - here is what a few of them had to say.

Save the NEA

Pushing Back with a Permaculture Approach: Fighting for the NEA

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

As any artist and arts manager knows, threats to the NEA, NEH and PBS have been a continual and frustrating consumer of our precious time and resources.The endless need to push back is beginning to resemble mowing the lawn, a tiresome chore we need to do over and over again. This time, however, the stakes are higher than weeds or tall grass. Threats to cut and to eliminate the NEA have never come from an Administration in power. This time we need a more powerful machine to fight back. Fortunately, that machine is powered by thousands of people willing to do the work necessary to ensure that funding remains in place. 

Monona Rossol

Industrial Hygenist Monona Rossol to Teach Health and Safety in the Art Studio Course at UMass Amherst

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

From July 31 through August 4, the Department of Art at UMass Amherst willl host a special, intensive summer course taught by industrial hygienist Monona Rossol through the Office of Continuing and Professional Education. Identified by investigative journalist Juan Gonzales as one of the heroes of the environmental aftermath of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, Rossol will visit the UMass Amherst Campus to teach Health and Safety in the Art Studio (LLART 101).