Art Entrepreneurship will look at the business of the arts in the 21st Century. Explore themes of entrepreneurship through case studies of successful entrepreneurs and investigate the lessons learned from failed arts organizations. This course will be focused on tangible skills musicians and other artists will need to compete in the creative marketplace. Roles of nonprofit arts organizations and presenters will be investigated. Concepts studied will include but not be limited to: networking, digital media & marketing, non-profit leadership, organizational structure, non-linear career paths, project management, fundraising, budgeting, taxes & copyright, and audience engagement.
- Teacher: Adam Schumaker