Each semester, the department invites industry professionals to present and engage our students in local, national, and international practices within various fields of the Arts Management discipline.
The UB Arts Management Program is maintaing a robust slate of speakers and events during the Fall 2020 semester despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, given Program protocols related to COVID, we are restricting access to Program events. If you are an alum or interested student who wishes to attend an event or hear a speaker, please contact the Program and we will make arrangements.
August 28: Orientation 2020
Three Program alumni helped the us kick off the start of our 2020-2021 school year:
The alums talked about their career paths, what it is that they do now, and helped us start to ponder the fundamental question: why manage the arts?
October 2: Alumni event
The event will kick off at 7:00pm EST on Zoom with a short State of the Program address by our Director, Professor Cristanne Miller. From there, we will host "Revisiting the Aesthetic Contract: Experience from the Field,” featuring alums Robyn Busch (’11), Joshua Myers (’12), and Candace Morrison (’14) and moderated by Associate Professor Katja Praznik. The event will finish with conversation amongst alums. RSVP to the Program.
TBD: Development Panel
Students will be given a chance to discuss Arts Fundraising and Development practice with alums through a semester ending panel. Alum participants include: