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Venice’s Call for Action, by Dee Boyle-Clapp

Thursday, December 19, 2019

I heard the news this November that Venice was underwater a month to the day that we arrived there. At first glance, all the historic places that my spouse and I had just visited for a special...
Dee Boyle-Clapp, AES Director

The True Value of Arts in Communities

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

An important part of the Arts Extension Service’s work is to provide trainings and workshops for arts managers, artists, and public or private clients across the nation. Arts Extension Service...
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Online Classes with Real World Examples

Monday, October 7, 2019

In many Arts Extension Service courses, students work with a case study organization to apply their learning in real-time throughout the semester. Currently, our fall online courses in Financial...
Kim Carlino in the studio

“Very Glad I Attended” the Upping the Ante Workshops

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Arts Extension Service (AES) is passionate about helping artists to fund their creative endeavors. AES developed the free, evening length workshop, Upping the Ante: How to Secure Funding as an...
Nils Neubert

Building a Foundation with Arts Management for Nils Neubert

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

By Kate Beckley, Arts Extension Service Department Assistant

AES student Nils Neubert was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany and moved to the United States at the end of high school. He attended college in New York City and ended up studying voice, music education, and music performance. He has taught in higher education for almost ten years now and has worked with several music festivals. Currently, he teaches at a few New York conservatories, specifically focusing teaching German diction for singers.

Audience in an auditorium

Using Psychology to Grow Your Audience: One “Audience Exchange” at a Time

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

By Kate Beckley, Arts Extension Service Department Assistant

The audience plays a significant role in the art world. They determine success, in part based on whether they choose to participate in the arts at all. However, the power of audiences extends far beyond the direct interactions with arts events. Thus, studying and researching arts audiences can be as crucial to an arts event as the art itself. By understanding how audiences are impacted by arts events, and how they, in turn, choose to create (or not create) their impact through the arts, this research can be used to create developmental tools to enrich audience experiences at arts events.