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Looking Back on 2020

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Pandemic. Sorrow. Confusion. Anger. Loss. Hope. Vaccine. Gratitude. Dee Boyle-Clapp, Director of the Arts Extension Service, reflects on 2020. 

CWLCA Symposium

CWLCA symposium connects virtually

Monday, November 23, 2020

By Lauren Bouvier, AES student and Arts Entrepreneurship Intern

Spiral red Public Art work - artist made bike Rack as an example of creative placemaking

Reset with Creative Economy and Placemaking

Monday, October 26, 2020

As neighborhoods and towns are adapting to socially distanced community gatherings, arts administrators are being called on to serve as rapid responders in creatively rethinking public use of...
Dee Boyle-Clapp, AES Director

When the Arts Shine Brightest

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Dee Boyle-Clapp, Director of Arts Extension Service welcomes you to Fall 2020 semester.

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Experience Gap with Arts Internships

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

As internships opportunities adapt to remote experiences, more options are now available for students and providers. Kristen Flanagan, AES student, talks with Rachael, AES marketing intern, and student, about the variety of arts organizations she has connected with while at UMass.

Top Ten Reasons to Jump into Arts Management with AES

Top 10 Reasons To Jump Into Arts Management with AES

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The arts have the power to promote change, strengthen our communities, and help us reclaim our voices. When we participate in arts-related programs, such as visiting museums and watching performances, we are not just witnessing the ideas presented by artists, but also encountering the work of arts managers who have shaped and supported these cultural experiences. Learn about the ten top reasons why taking Arts Extension Service’s courses will not only add to your professional capabilities but deepen and strengthen the love you have for art.