Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: shrudance

Steppenwolf updates-

The study that Andrew shared with us stopped at the early 2000s. I was curious to see how they have fared over the past 10 years. I found some interesting … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Validity of a social marketing post

This is a listing for a meet Seth Rogen event. He tweeted and asked people to RSVP to an address and said he would drink beer with them if they … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Arts Funding directed heavily towards London in UK and the other municipalities are suffering.

This article made me sit back and realize the cons of the arts relying on being funded by the Government. Quoting from the article – “Some of the report’s harshest … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

International connection

Whenever I see international in an article my antlers perk up! Its interesting that the New York Philharmonic, deliberated and decided on creating well placed individuals on the International Advisory … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Studying arts in your Undergrad doesn’t pay off?

Since most of you in this class have taken some form of arts in your undergrad I’m curious to know from your personal experience a) Is it true that just … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 6 Comments

Playing the devil’s advocate for arts education in school

As a follow up to our last week’s conversation about Arts Education in school and the value of it, I found this article. The author talks about this is not … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

On trademarking words and how it affects brands

I have definitely heard of chobani and haven’t heard of Seidman. But honestly does it really matter, they are not in the same market selling even remotely similar products. Its … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Continuing the conversation of what constitutes as Art – coding? really? what next?

“Yes, Chandra acknowledges, “coders—like poets—manipulate linguistic structures and tropes,” he says, and coders also “search for expressivity and clarity.” But the virtues of what might be called “beautiful code” are … Continue reading

October 1, 2014

Is the Government funding model detrimental to Opera in Italy

The article discusses the possibility of cutting budgets to troubles in the Opera management which led to resignation of the conductor Riccardo Muti. Quoting the article “….said that Muti was … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is video game creation considered art?

This article about number of women vs. men who play video games led me to think to about whether video games creation is considered art or not? Video games are … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Its personal this time!

Dear all! My dance group is collaborating with the Light Switch Dance Theater – Modern Dance based and Deepak Ram, A world music flautist for a new project called The … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Woolly Mammoth’s new direction!

http://http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/20/AR2010072005658.html Being an arts manager you have to learn that the business model is always changing and you have to be open to out of the box ideas. The new … Continue reading

September 3, 2014

The Love that Remains: Brazil through the Eyes of Photographer Olaf Heine

I came across this book which is a collection of pictures of Brazil by the photographer Olaf Heine. Its pictures taken over a span of 4 years. Very sophisticated pictures … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 6 Comments