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Ten Functions of Arts Management…

I want to be famous in the way a pulley is famous,or a buttonhole, not because it did anything spectacular,but because it never forgot what it could do.​Naomi Shihab Nye, from the poem "Famous" Weekly Features (scroll down to find them)​Function of the Week: Governance | Framework of the Week:...
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1 day ago • 2 min read
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Managing messes…

Managers do not solve problems; they manage messes.”​​Russell Ackoff Weekly Features (scroll down to find them)​Function of the Week: Finance | Framework of the Week: The Ladder of Control | NEW: Ask ArtsManaged​ Dear Reader, Most arts managers I know are consummate problem solvers. They expect...
8 days ago • 2 min read
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Arts managers are action figures!…

Theater is a verb before it is a noun, an act before it is a place.”​​Martha Graham Weekly Features (scroll down)​Each week, I'll feature a different "function" and a "framework" from the ArtsManaged Field Guide. Scroll to the bottom of this email to find them. Function of the Week:...
15 days ago • 1 min read
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What is Arts Management, Anyway?…

We are poor passing facts,warned by that to giveeach figure in the photographhis living name.– excerpt from "Epilogue" by Robert Lowell Dear Reader, Since we're beginning a journey, you and I, to explore Arts Management as a professional practice, it seems essential to define the basic term....
22 days ago • 1 min read