Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: trishayoung

Don’t Stress

This article isn’t strictly about arts management but most of us are working/interning, schooling, worrying about our futures, and fitting a social life in all the holes.  We’re busy…stress is … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

WOOP there it is!

I read an interesting article from HBR Blog entitled “Stop Being So Postitive“.  The article basically states that positive thinking builds a false promise and, in general, positive thinkers tend … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Protesting the ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Okay so I’m mostly picking this because I was there on Monday hanging out across the street thinking to myself, ‘What’s with all the blockades and people?’.  The Death of … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Somehow ephemeral and timeless

I happened upon this article about “Days of Endless Time” an exhibit on view at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as of tomorrow.  It uses film and video to examine the … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Ballet Goes to Broadway, Again

So next week two friends and I are converging on NYC, in part, to see Megan Fairchild on Broadway in On the Town.  One of my friends danced with Megan … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Experiences occur in the empty space

I really enjoyed this article from the Harvard Business review blog about the value of empty space or intentionally leaving things out.  Experiences are individual and as the article mentions, “Limiting … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

How is the NFL a nonprofit again?

I admit that aside from enjoying live games, my interest in football is pretty small but I saw this article about Roger Goodell apologizing for not taking a stronger initial … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Competition that benefits arts organizations and future artists and arts leaders (BAD LOGO!)

I came across this article which was written by a UK student who won a competition called the King’s Cultural Challenge for a paid internship.   The challenge was how 4 organizations … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Welcome to my apartment, I call it ‘confusion’

Before starting this program I knew nonprofits existed but I’d never really thought about why they existed.  I understood that many arts programs operated under nonprofit status and assumed it … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 5 Comments

The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules.

I was living in New York City last year when Banksy made an exhibit out of NYC.  My first experience with Banksy was this piece done near my apartment on … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Keeping your hand in ALL the cookie jars.

This speech by Julian Lloyd Webber stood out to me as a great reminder that artists succeed when they respect that business matters.  Between keeping an eye on business, mastering your art … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 4 Comments