Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: hgenetos

Where is the Ben’s of Ferguson?

We discuss regularly how it is the arts’ job to push against people’s comfort and also to provide a welcoming feel for all. In light of this week’s grand jury … Continue reading

November 27, 2014

When Religious Tourism Goes Beyond Zamzam and Starts To Become ISIS

We have seen several posts on here (a few written by me) about the destruction that has been caused by ISIS. Cultural destruction┬áis just another reason why we take up … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

To Expand, or Not To Expand?

As we discussed before Andrew’s trip to Taiwan, growing can have a rather significant impact on an organization. At times it could make or break it. The Frick Collection is … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

DC Election Hangover: Arts Edition

As a DC inhabitant for the last 9 years (still Indiana resident because my vote matters there), I feel like I should introduce my new home to everyone who just … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Could a Contract Sort This Mess Out?

In light of this week’s contracts discussion, this article stood out to me even further. The original article grabbed my attention for a snarky reference to George Clooney’s new wife … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

4 Steps Are Easier Than 12 Steps

The age old question of how to engage younger patrons always seems to be present. This article provided a four step process for how to engage younger patrons. I like … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

When the Arts Support a Revolution

Frankly I enjoy moments of small coincidences. This weekend per the recommendation of a colleague I attended the screening of Art War at E Street Cinema with a classmate. The … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

The French? Supportive?

French arts institutions are getting behind the crowd funding trend. Faced with budget cuts, they took to the people to continue to grow their inventory and protect what they already … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

Art over Fields?

Huge outcry in DC today as locals have learned that soccer fields are being used during the fall season for a piece of art that is only visible from a … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Met Becomes John Kerry’s Soapbox

I have been entertained over the years seeing the justification used by leaders to validate┬áinvolvement in other regions of the world, women and children, oil, base protection, a few stupid … Continue reading

September 24, 2014

Hanging with the Cosby’s. Or At Least Their Art

Spending an evening with the Cosby’s conjures up either a TV Land marathon or a stand up routine at a comedy club. Soon DC will be able to interact with … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Children and Parents Decoding a Museum

This quote popped out to me this morning about the importance of taking your children to a museum. Being at the museum together shows that you and your child are … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Proof of Recovery After War and Looting

Having watched the war in Iraq begin at the start of my interest in both the Middle East and art history, the destruction and ransacking of the National Museum crushed … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 3 Comments