Managing Cultural Organizations
Managing For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Cultural Organizations
Enterprise and the arts find their greatest expression in America’s cultural institutions. The myriad responsibilities of the non-profit performing arts leader encompass fund raising, business management, marketing, staffing, programming, community education, governance and more.
In this survey seminar you will gain hands-on experience in some of the key skills of the executive director position of a performing arts institution and hear of current trends and challenges in this sector, punctuated with real-life, behind-the- scenes stories of America’s celebrated arts institutions.
Harris Ferris, executive director of the Pittsburgh Ballet, BA ’78, and Ken Tabachnick, former general manager of the New York City Ballet, BA ’77, will discuss their exciting day-to-day lives and offer insight and suggestions to anyone interested in the exciting world of the performing arts.