About this course

This course is designed for students wishing to find out more about the theory and practice of running an arts organization. What do you need to know to run an art gallery, a theatre company, a museum or an arts festival? how do the structures of UK arts organizations differ from American models? And how has the digital revolution affected the way arts organizations operate today?

Bath is designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO, and students will undertake case studies of Bath organizations drawn form visual and performing arts and museums and heritage sectors; learning about cultural, marketing and fundraising theories, and how to promote their own event organization. Additionally, there will be frequent opportunities to meet and talk with experienced practitioners and administrators of the arts in Bath.

The course is highly recommended for those students doing ASE's arts-related internships, and for anyone considering a career in arts administration.


Check with your home institution for specific information on fulfillment of major / course requirements.