Resources for Art Management & Cultural Management Students

January 8, 2020

 

Art Management & Cultural Management students! We've done the work for you. These resources can help you figure out your next career move.

 

 

GET AHEAD OF THE GAME

 

Being in school doesn't mean you have to wait to start your career. Whether it be an art gallery internship, a museum internship or an internship with an art organization you need to plan ahead. Kickstart your career by doing creative summer internships now.

 

 

WHICH INTERNSHIPS TO TARGET? 

  • Art Management internships

  • Cultural Management internship

  • Curatorial internships

  • Museum internships

  • Art history internships

  • Archival internships

  • Gallery internships

  • Programming internships

  • Development internships

  • Art conservation internships

  • Art administration internships

  • Art organization internships

 

WHICH COMPANIES TO WORK FOR?

  • Arts Organizations, Museums, Arts Councils

  • Performing Arts Spaces (Theaters, Music Halls,Venues, etc)

  • Nonprofit Organizations

  • HR Firms

 

 

 

LINKS TO CHECK OUT

 

CAREER / JOB BOARDS

  • Art Frankly - Connecting the professional art world. Search for international internships, art jobs, find art spaces, opportunities and more. 

  • Artists Resource - a site where you can post or find jobs, calls for artists, and available studio or performance space. 

  • Arts Employment - Discover how to sell your own art and learn to sell your own art. Learn to market your art and sign up for a free artist website. 

  • Art Jobs - Comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. Contact Fine Arts Career Services for the username and password. 

 

WEBSITES & TOOLS

  • Art & Culture Resources - A study of the management environment in arts groups is an important key to understanding the patterns of growth, development, and survival of institutions in the arts. 

  • Arts Progress - We have a high degree of respect for arts administrators – without them, artists would have a much harder time with the marketing, fundraising and more

  • Artwork Archive - piece detail for easy art inventorying and management 

  • Arts Management Network - we present you examples, experiences and approaches from arts professionals around the world

 

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

  • Americans for the Arts - is a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is advancing the arts in the United States 

  • New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) - is a nonprofit service organization that provides the concrete resources that working artists and emerging arts organizations

  • Alliance of Artists Communities - is an international association of artist residencies — a diverse field that supports artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.   

  • American Federation of Arts - is a nonprofit organization that creates art exhibitions for presentation in museums around the world, publishes exhibition catalogues, and develops education programs.

 

 

BOTTOM LINE

 

Knowledge is power. Make sure you are actively improving your understanding of the global creative industries. Use these resources to further your career goals and access international art management and cultural management opportunities.

 

 

- Alexa Scull, ArtBound Initiative Team

 

 

Join the ArtBound Initiative Program to have access to career coaching from industry advisors. Our program will identify a tailored, global internship based on your career goals. Become part of our professional network of creative professionals. More info about our global internship program at www.artboundinitiative.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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