Any arts administrator worth their salt should be able to sell a ticket, plan an invasion, make brunch, conn a ship, design a brochure, write a sonnet, balance the books, build a wall, carry a tune, comfort the board, take orders, give orders, ignore orders, implement orders, act alone, be a team player, solve equations, analyze data, give an elevator pitch, program a computer, herd cats, and look fabulous doing it.* Specialization is for suckers. So why not show off all those skills with arts admin merit badges? Update: thanks to the … Read more
Three years ago, I wrote an entry about non-profits and open meeting laws. In the last year or so, people have been posting a lot of questions on that post about the laws governing different states. In the interest of helping people out, I have been trying to do research and provide answers. But as I note in pretty much every answer I give, I am basically just doing Google searches to find answers. Given the recent demand, I thought it might be good to make a follow up post to help … Read more
A while back, I asked my fellow arts administrators to help compile a list of conferences that are applicable to our field. Here is the finished list! Conferences for Arts Administrators Well, perhaps it isn’t finished…if you have any conferences to add, you can still do so here. We’re on the honor system here, folks. Only edit the document for the forces of good.