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Arts Management Thesis Archive


Arts Management
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Katzen Arts Center, Room 215

Ximena Varela
Program Director

Arts Management
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

2016 Theses

Jenni Amis
Dream. Brew. Do. A Business Plan for The Coffee C[art] A Community-Focused, Arts-Integrated Social Enterprise

Chelsey Anderson
The Current Philanthropic Landscape: Emerging Trends and Best Practice in Traditional Fundraising Strategies that affect U.S. Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Cayley Carroll
The Changing Role of Unions in American Opera

Jared Chamoff
Sustainability in Emerging Chamber Music Festivals 

Sara Pereira da Silva
Moving Cultures: Contemporary Dance Initiatives by Cultural Institutes and Successful Cultural Diplomacy

Benjamen Douglas
People-Powered Performance: Maximizing the Impact of Arts Organizations through Staff Investment 

AmyJo Foreman
AM@AU Mentors

Quanice Floyd
The Blueprint: Drafting an Arts Education Plan for a New K-12 Public Charter School of the Arts in Washington, DC

Diana Freeberg
Reclaim the Space: How the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is Setting the Precedent For Future Sites of Historic Mass Trauma 

Chang Gao
Telling a Good Story: Presenting Living Intangible Cultural Heritage in Chinese and African Museums

Helene Genetos
The Success and Sustainability of Museums in the Arab Middle East 

Holland Gormley
What Do Artists Really Need: Making the Case for Artist Centered Business Training

Valerie McDonald
Technology and the Museum Experience: How U.S. Art Museums Use Digital Technology to Support Visitor’s Identity Related Needs 

Shruthi Mukund
Building Culturally Equitable Nonprofit Organizations

Evan Sanderson
Playing for Change: Utilizing Digital Games to Help Veterans

Tori Sharbaugh
Strength in Numbers: Data-Driven Strategic Marketing for Mid-Sized to Large Performing Arts Organizations

Samantha Sobash
Interactions at an Impasse: An Exploration of Culture in US-Iran Relations 

Carolyn Supinka
Transforming Spaces: Understanding the Relationships Between artists, Space, and Community in Sites of Adaptive Reuse in the United States

Patricia Young
Internships: Building a Successful Program 

Yaoge Wang
Art for Work: Corporate Art Programs for the 21st Century