UA Arts Administration News
Shadow Day for Visiting Prospective Graduate Students
Dec. 9, 2015 | Feb. 17, 2016
Prospective students, explore the Arts Administration Program side-by-side with a current graduate assistant & other Arts Administration students.
Get to Know Our Students and their Passion for the Arts
Kat Wentz is the 2015 Arkon Art Prize Assistant and a Graduate Assistant in the UA Arts Administration Program.
Explore Arts Administration Student Focuses.
Professional experience gained by Graduate Assistantships
Arts Administration graduate assistants work in vital positions on campus, supporting the performing and visual arts at The University of Akron while training for future careers in arts administration.
Students awarded an assistantship are provided a tuition waiver and living stipend!
Colloquium course "road trips" connect Arts Administration students to industry leaders
Coordinator of Arts Administration Kara Stewart led networking "road trips" to Pittsburgh and Cleveland, two nearby by cities with some of the nation's most accessible communities for professional arts administrators.
Then in Akron, a city featuring a vast collection of professional and community-based art organizations (Akron Civic Theatre and Akron Art Museum to name a few), students further engaged art leaders in theatre, dance, and the visual arts.
Learn more about UA networking trips and on-campus guest speakers.
Leaders in the Arts Community
Alumni spotlights feature rising and established UA Arts Administration graduates making an impact in their professional fields and communities.
Attend an event worked by Arts Administration students
Arts Administration students work hard in all business aspects of the arts - both off and on campus. Explore the following links to view current public performances and special events by the different Schools in which our Arts Administration graduate assistants work.
School of Dance, Theatre,
and Arts Administration
School of Music
Myers School of Art
Faculty and Students
Faculty member awarded Ohio Arts Council Grant for independent non-profit youth outreach
When off-campus, Kara Stewart (Arts Administration Faculty) works professionally with her non-profit Art Sparks, which she co-found. Most recently, she received a prestigious Ohio Art Council grant to advance the Art Sparks mission!
Art Sparks is an educational outreach program. To learn more about Kara and Arts Sparks, explore the following links.
Arts Administration student lands dream job
Libby Doss recently landed her dream job as Development Manager at The Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, PA after completing her course work in the UA Arts Administration program. Her thesis, exploring programming success at the Massillon Museum, is also nearing completion.