Engaging and Empowering the Next Generation of Strategic and Creative Leaders
What is Arts Management?
The BA program in arts management at Purchase College is designed for those with a passion for the arts and interests in supporting and sustaining artists, events and organizations devoted to creative expression. Our arts management graduates are equipped with the knowledge, skills, experience, and confidence to advance further study in arts management or careers within the arts, entertainment, and other creative industries.
What makes the AMG program stand out?
- 40 credits in required courses leaves adequate room
to participate in other arts and business-based programs and initiatives across campus
- Sequenced curriculum that supports critical inquiry through real-world application and experience
- Diverse and accomplished faculty representing a range of industry experience and expertise
- Access to the rich cultural resources offered by the campus, Westchester County, and New York City
Is this the right program for me?
The BA in arts management serves a broad range of students aspiring to diverse careers or advanced study across the creative industries including the traditional performing arts, visual arts, film and the commercial recording industries. The curriculum provides a broad introduction to business models, managerial roles, and practices common to a range of arts enterprise in the nonprofit and commercial sectors. Core courses are complemented by upper-level electives, internships and independent-study opportunities to deepen understanding and skills that are relevant to specific arts and entertainment settings and roles. To learn more, reach out to Department Chair Maria Guralnik with questions or request a consultation.
Arraygency will represent BIPOC, queer, and trans creative talent.
She’ll spend 2021–2022 at the University of Messina in Sicily.
The artist known as Wolf is finding her voice.
This case study, courtesy of American Journal of Arts Management, explains how degree programs contribute to professional practice and the financial impact of that practice.