Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: amyjoforeman

Attraversiamo. A Post About Marketing.

Attraversiamo.  In Italian, Attraversiamo, is the idea of “crossing over,” but it’s more than that. It has to do with changing your direction or state of mind. In this article, … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Arts Revitalization in a Broken Haiti

After an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, taking 316,000 lives, the Art Creation Foundation for Children decided to do something about revitalizing the city of Jacmel. You can read the … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Don’t Social Media Unless You Know Social Media

Colleen Dilenschneider calls out arts organizations in her latest article, “Why Using Social Media For The Sake of Using Social Media Hurts Organizations.” She describes that an organization who jumps … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Globe Goes Global

According to this article and their website, Shakespeare’s Globe theatre is now streaming full length productions online. You can rent the videos for about $6 or buy them for $13. … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Enhancing Artistic Experiences: The Shia LaBeouf Murder Effect

If you know me at all, you know I love Shia. So, when I saw this video, I died only to be reborn. Before you go any further, you must … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

North Carolina High School Cancels Production of “Almost, Maine”

Just after the start of rehearsals for Almost, Maine at Maiden High School in Maiden, North Carolina, school administrators pulled the plug, stating that the piece was “not aligned with [their] mission and … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Astronaut Quilts in Space

Everybody shut up! This ASTRONAUT is QUILTING on the SPACE STATION. I have never been happier to write a blog post. Please excuse while I’m coming down from a full-fledged … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

12 Labors of Putin

So, Putin turned 62 yesterday and, for his birthday, one Moscow art gallery gave him this. An exhibit of paintings depicting Putin completing the “12 dangerous actions” that were originally tasked to Hercules. … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

Brett Bailey in Response to the Boycott of his “Racist” Exhibit B

Brett Bailey, whose latest piece, “Exhibit B,” was aggressively shut down by London protestors, responds here. Upon hearing that it had been so poorly received in London, I was worried … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

What organization are you doing for your Organizational Report?

Hey guys! Just wanted to start a definitive list. Thought we could all comment here with our choice of organization. I’ll be working with Creative Capital. AJo

September 25, 2014 · 21 Comments

Let’s Talk About Porn

In a current conservative climate, artists at Melbourne Fringe bare it all. Read about the art show entitled Feck:Art in which emerging artists try to “succeed where porn fails,” by successfully acting as … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

In Case You Missed It: Great Quote from Jane Chu this Week

NEA Chair, Jane Chu, had this to say at the Arts Education Partnerships National Forum last Thursday, September 11th. I love it. It is always nice to see arts ed … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 5 Comments

Looking at Net Neutrality (Through a Clay Shirky Lens)

I’m still trying to understand Mr. Shirky’s complex ideas, but I stumbled upon this article that seemed to have some interesting parallels. The Federal Communications Commission has proposed new rules … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Grant Funds Creative Aging in L.A.’s Jewish Community

The Jewish Community Foundation will be funding an art program, Zekenim, over the next three years at USC. The program is intended to give a voice to the Jewish community’s … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Robert O’Hara’s “Bootycandy” Takes NYC

Bootycandy, written & directed by Woolly Mammoth company member Robert O’Hara, started previews at Playwrights Horizons in New York this week. Seems to be going really well! Read about it … Continue reading

August 25, 2014