Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: yaoge2016

Air Travel Delays Got You Down? Airport Art to the Rescue!

I read this article when I was traveling to NYC.  According to my limited experience of traveling, most flights delayed due to bad weather or air controlling, so the airport … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 4 Comments


I read this article about a eclectic violin-violin-bass trio, Time for Three, being refused to allow the double bass as luggage when taking US Airways. In fact, it was not … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Forging an Art Market in China

I used to intern in a gallery based in Hangzhou, whose owner resisted hanging any forgery in his place and helped some patrons to identify their gained art pieces including … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hirshhorn ends docent program, telling volunteers that they are no longer needed

Last weekend, my friend and I visited the Hirshhorn Museum to see the exhibit Days of Endless Time, which made me to introspect my everyday life. I noticed that this … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

How Subway Dancing Became A New York City Art Form — And A Crime

When I see this post, I feel sorry for those breakers especially for those who have been arrested and leaved criminal record for their rest of life. Life is not … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Indicting Higher Education in the Arts and Beyond

Here is an article about the survey conducted by BFAMFAPhD. When we first see the figure showed by the survey that only 10.1% of those with undergraduate degrees report that they … Continue reading

October 22, 2014

Subscriptions Are Not (un)Dead

A loyal subscriber and theater staff expresses his thoughts on subscription in this blog. His personal satisfaction and preference to subscription unfortunately violates the actual trend that “the subscription is … Continue reading

October 15, 2014

Motivated by Love and Fear

Here is a blog about grantmakers. The author makes the insight that grantmakers are so protecting their investments that “complex grant applications and rigorous reporting requirements are limiting efforts to support organizations … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kennicott: How To Visit A Museum

I always feel ignorant when stepping out of a museum, knowing a little about the artists and their art works before the visit and totally being not able to recall … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

What’s It All About, Jean Nouvel? A Pace-Setting Museum?

On seeing the blog posted on the ArtsJournal, I realize that another national program is conducted by an international architect with big name. I agree that the plan for National … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Brave New Digital World

I found myself thrilled when I saw this page. I’m always thinking there should be an online gallery/museum sharing the art pieces from all over the world, especially for those … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Chicago Theater Community Suffered for Two of Its Stars Gone

I’m sorry for the loss of Chicago theater community and the whole theater community of USA. The actors Bernie Yvon and the actress Molly Glynn, were struck down in the … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

£2.7 Million Needed to Save Wedgwood Collection

Check out the news from artsnet news. Last week I visited Corcoran Gallery of Arts with some of you. The gallery is marvelous, but it has to be swallowed up … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big Dreams at the Arts Factory

If an art institution always chooses to exhibit experimental art pieces, the choice is like a gambling, accompanied with great benefits and regularly high financial risks. Here is the link … Continue reading

August 26, 2014