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Friday, May 14
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Panic, Pivot, Plan; Reframe, Revise, Review - Reimagining an Annual Conference through Crisis Management
The annual May conference of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) is a multi-faceted event, allowing its members to reconnect with one another, reflect on issues in the field, learn about the latest research and classroom techniques. It also provides an opportunity for members to enhance their promotion, retention, and tenure credentials through scholarly presentations and participation on panels. The conference planned for May 2020 carried another purpose. Building on the financial success of the 2019 event and inspired by the likelihood that members would be attracted to a gathering in New York City, the organization’s Board of Directors for the first time approved a budget that anticipated substantial net income ($23,000) from the Conference. When the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic began to emerge in February and early March of 2020, conference registration had not yet begun. However, many conference plans had already been made public. More than fifty sessions involving nearly one hundred presenters had been confirmed. Recommendations regarding hotel accommodations had been communicated to members. The NYC host committee was in the process of confirming facility schedules. As the evolving public health crisis spawned serious discussion of limiting public gatherings, particularly in hotspots such as New York City, of closing University campuses and restricting travel, those plans were clearly jeopardized. Although conventional wisdom held that such restrictions might only last for a few weeks, the Board of Directors convened an emergency session on March 16 to adopt a staff recommendation to move the annual conference entirely online. The initial proposal was to offer the virtual sessions without cost to the membership.

However, as online plans solidified, the budgetary implications became more apparent. A finance committee meeting was held on April 8 to discuss a revised registration fee plan. On April 14, the Board met, again in emergency session, and developed a fee structure with member and non-member prices for per-session or unlimited access, while still allowing registrants to opt either for free admission or to donate a higher amount in support of the organization. Join AAAE Staff and Finance Committee members to learn how thoughtful crisis management and reimagining on the fly not only succeeded in terms of member service and net income, but yielded a durable virtual conference model for the organization itself and other organizations in the field.

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avatar for Julie Goodman, Drexel University, Associate Professor

Julie Goodman, Drexel University, Associate Professor

Julie Goodman joined Drexel University in the fall of 2011, and served as the graduate arts administration program’s director from 2012-2017. She was previously Executive Vice President for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, where for twelve years she led advocacy, field... Read More →
avatar for Jim O'Connell, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Associate Professor / Arts Management Coordinator

Jim O'Connell, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Associate Professor / Arts Management Coordinator

After 22 years as executive director of Wausau, Wisconsin’s Performing Arts Foundation, Inc., managing the historic Grand Theater and Wisconsin’s most comprehensive local arts agency, Jim O’Connell began a new career in the Fall of 2014 teaching Arts Management at the University... Read More →
avatar for Haley Carlson, Association of Arts Administration Educators

Haley Carlson, Association of Arts Administration Educators

Haley Carlson is a dedicated arts manager, advocate, and enthusiast, with a passion to advance opportunities for creatives in all sectors. She has worked at large and small arts organizations alike, such as Dia: Beacon, Southern Highland Craft Guild, and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s... Read More →
avatar for Lee Ann Scotto Adams, Association of Arts Administration Educators, Executive Director

Lee Ann Scotto Adams, Association of Arts Administration Educators, Executive Director

Lee Ann Scotto Adams has over fifteen years of experience working in nonprofit management and higher education in the arts, and she joins AAAE after serving as Assistant Director of Programs and Operations at the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) - a nonprofit... Read More →


Friday May 14, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: The Relationship of Fans and Performers in Music and The Arts Post Covid
The live entertainment sector has seen continued economic growth in recent years as monetization of recorded music has dwindled and subsequently forced artists and entertainers to perform as much as they can. With low margins in the audio streaming space, most performers rely on ticket sales and merchandise for the majority of their revenue. 2020 was growing to be one of the highest grossing years for the live entertainment space until the pandemic immediately derailed all concerts for the year. In the wake of cancelled performances and dwindling revenue streams, the landscape became flooded with livestreaming platforms and artists faced immense pressure to continue to create and deliver content in an effort to stay culturally relevant and engaged with fans. Livestreaming might have once been considered to be a temporary fix for the lack of traditional performances but now that the space has grown, it will have a radical and long-lasting shift in how the performing arts space will operate in the future. This presentation will examine the shifting relationship of fans and performers in a virtual world and how this affects space vs place, detailing the possibilities of new forms of fan engagement and opportunities for the superfan, and argue for the adoption of virtual events in the performing arts world post covid.

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avatar for Jeffrey Apruzzese, Drexel University, Assistant Professor/Program Director

Jeffrey Apruzzese, Drexel University, Assistant Professor/Program Director

Jeff Apruzzese is the former bassist of the band Passion Pit where he performed at some of the largest festivals and concert stages. His research interests are in the live music industry and the intersection of technology and the music. He is currently the Director of the Music Industry... Read More →


Friday May 14, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
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3:00pm EDT

3 PM ET: AAAE Lobby Bar
Close out the weeks' sessions with an open networking event hosted by AAAE Board Members and Conference Planning Committee Members. This is an open networking event for conference attendees to connect.

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Friday May 14, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
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Monday, May 17
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Trends in Strategic Planning
This interactive workshop will focus on the ways in which local arts organizations and academic art departments can use current trends in the field to inform strategic planning. At the onset of the session, research-based statistics which have a strong impact on this process will be highlighted. These strategies may include:

a. building earned income and donor relations in fundraising toward more sustainable business models
b. diversity, equity and inclusion
c. creative economic development and placemaking
c. value driven marketing to overcome barriers to reach new audiences
d. priorities toward adaptive operations during and after COVID-19

Leaders from an academic institution and a non-profit arts business will show examples of how these trends helped them build objectives which seek to adapt to changing environments and maintain a competitive edge in their market.

Participants in the session will be then be asked to identify similar areas of development for their own institutions. Ways to build ownership in this process from participating members of boards of directors and other personnel will be also be discussed, including methods to map out its successful delivery. In our challenging business climate, the workshop will seek to elevate strategic planning from being viewed as a secondary task into an essential practice which informs both long-term and day-to-day operations at arts institutions.

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avatar for Josh Vink, SUNY Potsdam, Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance, Program Coordinator Arts Management

Josh Vink, SUNY Potsdam, Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance, Program Coordinator Arts Management

Joshua is a new faculty member in The Department of Theatre and Dance at SUNY Potsdam. He teaches courses in Arts Management and Theatre, the former of which he is helping to spearhead a new program for at the college. He moves to the North Country from Maine where he taught at Bates... Read More →


Monday May 17, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: Millennials are Not a Monolith: Experiences from One Group of Performing Arts Organizations’ Audience-Building Efforts
Professor Francie Ostrower will discuss her recently published research brief Millennials are not a MonolithEven before the Covid-19 pandemic shuttered performances, nonprofit arts organizations faced significant challenges, including stagnant or declining attendance, and attracting younger audiences has been a concern. But is a demographically-defined age segment, in this case, millennials, necessarily a meaningful group for audience-building purposes? This presentation addresses that question by offering interim findings from research on the experiences of a group of performing arts organizations in The Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability initiative. Francie Ostrower is Principal Investigator of a multiyear evaluation of the initiative, being conducted at The University of Texas at Austin, and commissioned and funded by The Wallace Foundation

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avatar for Dr. Francie Ostrower, Professor and Portfolio Program Director,  University of Texas-Austin

Dr. Francie Ostrower, Professor and Portfolio Program Director, University of Texas-Austin

Francie Ostrower, Ph.D., is Professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the LBJ School of Public Affairs and College of Fine Arts, Director of the Portfolio Program in Arts and Cultural Management and Entrepreneurship, and a Senior Fellow in the RGK Center for Philanthropy and... Read More →


Monday May 17, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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Tuesday, May 18
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Trusting Black Thought Leaders: Reimagining arts administration curriculum & praxis
This session brings together a collective of Black women arts administration educators, researchers, and practitioners to share in our lived experiences around racial justice in arts administration education.

The session starts with bringing together a panel of Black women to discuss our experiences being in arts administration and related fields. The purpose of the panel discussion is to further the mission of diversity and center Black experiences, observations, and practices within arts administration. Session attendees are welcome to actively listen and contemplate their own understanding of the nuances of race within the wider field.

A breakout group activity follows, and, using virtual whiteboard software, small groups of attendees will discuss and develop their understanding of racial justice and/or injustice. The purpose of this activity is to create space for transparency and truth, and to investigate wider notions of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) from an intersectional lens. We will investigate the relationship between arts education and arts administration as practices. Each panelist will lead a discussion group for the activity, focusing on the people and the actions it takes to create meaningful social change. Attendees will complete the breakout activity by creating actionable processes for addressing racial justice and DEI work in their own organizations and companies.

The session ends with a reconvening and reconnecting of all the breakout groups and panelists. Together, we’ll explore dimensions of community engagement, such as geographic and cultural dimensions, as a way to understand how we make connections towards progress in our field. Particularly, we will discuss the shifting dynamics that inform our collective lived experiences and present broad ways of existing that encourage validity, justice, and truth.

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avatar for Dr. Jaleesa Renee Wells

Dr. Jaleesa Renee Wells

Assistant Professor and Cultural Entrepreneur, University of Kentucky
Dr. Jaleesa Wells is an Assistant Professor of Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky,  where she teaches courses on the arts and artists in society, sustainable leadership in the arts, and management and organization in the arts and culture sector across the BA, MA, and... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Sharbreon Plummer, Independent Scholar and Arts Worker

Dr. Sharbreon Plummer, Independent Scholar and Arts Worker

Dr. Sharbreon Plummer (Baton Rouge, LA) is an artist, strategist, storyteller and educator with over a decade of experience in arts and community engagement roles. Her upbringing in southern Louisiana informs her interest and investment in how culture and ancestral memory act as... Read More →


Tuesday May 18, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: AAAE Consulting Affinity Group Roundtable
The newly gathered AAAE Consulting Affinity Group invites you to join us for a Roundtable dialogue entitled “An Arts Recovery Roadmap.” We welcome conference attendees working at and/or with interest in the intersection of teaching, research, practice and consulting to join us for a discussion about the role of consulting in the arts after the pandemic. COVID-19 has severely impacted programming, budgets, jobs, facilities, planning and much more in the arts. George Floyd’s death and the recent killings of so many other black and brown Americans by the police has propelled field-wide calls for social justice and anti-racism work in all industries, including the arts. As many artists and arts organizations continue to respond to the pandemic and the increasing demands for full access and equity, arts leaders are mapping needs and opportunities for the arts and their communities as they begin to reopen their venues and expand in-person activity. At our Roundtable, AAAE members, funders and friends will gather to listen and reflect on past practices in non-for-profit culture organizations, commercial arts and arts consulting. We will share ideas and collaborate on envisioning and designing a recovery roadmap in support of a more sustainable, accessible, and equitable arts community for all.

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avatar for Kevin Maifeld, Seattle University

Kevin Maifeld, Seattle University

Kevin K. Maifeld is the Founding Director and Professor of the Master of Fine Arts in Arts Leadership program at Seattle University and a Senior Consultant with Arts Consulting Group. He previously served as the Managing Director of the Seattle Children’s Theatre from 2001 to 2007... Read More →
avatar for Diane Claussen

Diane Claussen

The Theatre School at DePaul University
Diane is Head of Theatre Management at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Managing Partner of 3C Theatre Partners, an arts consulting practice based in Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul in 2018, she was the Managing Director of the Wirtz Center for the Performing... Read More →


Tuesday May 18, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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Wednesday, May 19
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Creativity Strategies to Reconnect & Renew Your Team while Reimagining the Future
This interactive session will begin by modeling strategies to create a virtual space to re-charge and build community. Next, the facilitator will introduce activities that foster individual and team creativity through creative problem-solving techniques. These activities include the use of pattern-braking tools, idea-generating processes, and focused thinking frameworks. For example, during these unprecedented times, how can we SCAMPER our way forward as we reimagine the future? SCAMPER provides a framework to ask what we can substitute, combine, adapt, modify or magnify, put to some other use, eliminate, reverse, or rearrange. The session will conclude with a discussion on how we can create a low-stakes space to tackle high-stakes problems while reimagining our organization's future in a way that gives all voices within our organization equal value.

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avatar for Mary Carlisle, Converse College

Mary Carlisle, Converse College

Mary E. Carlisle was born in Greenville, SC. and holds a B.F.A. in Studio Art from Converse College, M.S. in Arts Administration from Drexel University and M.F.A. in Studio Art from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Mary is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and... Read More →


Wednesday May 19, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: A Complement to the Core: Using Co-Curricular Experiences to Fill Educational Gaps
Co-curricular offerings, including workshops, special trainings, certifications, and guest lectures, can augment core curriculum, providing a range of experiences and opportunities for our students outside of the traditional classroom environment. Unlike a full-credit course, co-curricular activities are designed and implemented to meet “in the moment needs” of students. Format, schedule, modality (online, face-to-face, or hybrid), and content need not adhere to the standard academic credit requirements, allowing for a flexibility not often possible in our formal semester-long courses. Leveraging these co-curricular activities, we connect our students with people and practices, as well as new trends and techniques from the field.

In this session, panelists will discuss ways in which they are integrating co-curricular opportunities to complement core arts management classes at their respective institutions. Specific co-curricular opportunities examined will include Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (EDIA) programs, Intimacy Direction for stage managers/arts managers, QPR trainings and certification (question, persuade, and refer, as part of suicide prevention), guest speaker series, online trainings, and the use of self- assessments (in the areas of leadership, collaboration, communication) to develop individual student development plans.

From the technical (like practice and proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and video editing) and practical (budgeting and grant writing) to the theoretical and complex (like expanding cultural competencies and empathy to improve collaboration and conflict resolution skills), a co-curricular complement expands student learning beyond the arts management classroom.

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avatar for Tina M. Newhauser, Michigan State University, Head of the BFA Stage Management Program

Tina M. Newhauser, Michigan State University, Head of the BFA Stage Management Program

Ms. Newhauser has been a professional stage manager since the late 1980s and is a long-standing member with Actors Equity Association (AEA) During her 25 years as a working professional, she stage-managed more than 200 theatrical productions that ranged from small dramatic productions... Read More →
avatar for Amanda Nelson, Virginia Tech, Associate Professor, Theatre, and Director, MFA Arts Leadership

Amanda Nelson, Virginia Tech, Associate Professor, Theatre, and Director, MFA Arts Leadership

Amanda directs the M.F.A. program area in Arts Leadership. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Amanda worked 11 years for the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC, where she oversaw membership programs, government relations, corporate sponsorships, and foundation support. Prior... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Parker, Southern Utah University, Director of Arts Administration

Rachel Parker, Southern Utah University, Director of Arts Administration

Rachel Parker has been the Director of the Arts Administration Program at Southern Utah University, where she leads an intensive 2-year MFA residency, an online MA, and a robust undergraduate minor, for eight years. When not directing the program, she is in the classroom teaching... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Stavros, Southern Utah University, Associate Director of Arts Administration

Joshua Stavros, Southern Utah University, Associate Director of Arts Administration

Associate Director of Arts Administration, SUU Arts Administration
Joshua Stavros has over 20 years of professional arts management experience, including serving as Media and Public Relations Manager and Associate Education Director at the Tony-Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival. He has a BS in Theatre and an MFA in Arts Administration from... Read More →


Wednesday May 19, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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Thursday, May 20
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Show Me the Data! A Curricular Research Partnership with Field-Wide Impacts
How can arts administration programs develop students’ research and data skills through real-world experiences that contribute new knowledge to the field? The Center for Business and Management of the Arts (CBMArts) at Claremont Graduate University has launched a research partnership with the LA County Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in which student fellows carry out research projects based on DAC priorities, such as accessibility for disabled people and the relationship between race, ethnicity, and earnings in entry-level arts employment. CBMArts Director, Jonathan T. D. Neil and DAC’s Director of Research and Evaluation, Bronwyn Mauldin (also CBMArts faculty) will discuss the partnership value proposition. Two recent CBMArts graduates, Cobi Krieger and Katrina Sullivan, will share their experiences with the program. Laura Zucker, Head of Arts Management at CBMArts and former Director of DAC, will discuss why research and data are critical for education programs and local arts agencies alike.

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avatar for Jonathan T D Neil, Claremont Graduate University, Director, Center for Business & Management of the Arts

Jonathan T D Neil, Claremont Graduate University, Director, Center for Business & Management of the Arts

Jonathan T.D. Neil is the director of the Center for Business & Management of the Arts at Claremont Graduate University.In addition to his academic work, Neil also is associate editor for ArtReview magazine and editor of the Held Essays on Visual Art for The Brooklyn Rail. From 2... Read More →
avatar for Cobi Krieger, Arts Administrator and Research Consultant

Cobi Krieger, Arts Administrator and Research Consultant

Cobi Krieger is a research consultant focused on diversity and equity in the creative workforce. Krieger is also a project manager who works with artists and arts organizations to produce meaningful experiences.By partnering with leading members in the arts community, Krieger seeks... Read More →
avatar for Laura Zucker, Claremont Graduate University, Head of Arts Management and Associate Director, Center for Business & Manag

Laura Zucker, Claremont Graduate University, Head of Arts Management and Associate Director, Center for Business & Manag

Laura Zucker is a nationally recognized arts leader whose expertise spans cultural policy, capital project master planning, arts education, civic art, cultural tourism, and funding strategies. She is a senior associate with AEA Consulting, a global firm setting the standard in strategy... Read More →


Thursday May 20, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: Arts and Equitable Community: How Arts Leaders Can Better Engage Local Community
Artistic expression delivers a narrative that can reflect communities the artist belongs to (Isserman & Markussen, 2012). Arts organizations directly impact the communities they inhabit in ways that promote these narratives, strengthen social connections, financial prospects, and real estate value; however, these impacts often perpetuate white supremacy (Topaz et al., 2019; Woskowitz, 2017; Murdoch, Grodach, & Foster, 2015; Schmidt Campbell, 2016). The question then emerges: how can arts organizations engage local community in a way that rejects white supremacy and embraces equity? This paper examines this question through a review of amassed literature (both academic and non-pedagogical) in order to garner an array of case studies of arts organizations committed to rebuilding their communities. From these case studies, suggestions for renewing this commitment include embodying equitable and liberatory practices within an arts organization through sustainable and reflexive community engagement (Cunningham, 2017; Azmat, Fujimoto, & Rentschler, 2014; Fred and Farrell, 2008). A more equitable and liberatory arts organization engages with their community by employing local talent, sustaining regular tailored community outreach, pursuing and obtaining consistent funding, and creating opportunities for cultural connection and dialogue with the work they exhibit (Moldavanova & Wright 2019, Cunningham, 2017; Thibodeau & Rüling, 2015; Azmat, Fujimoto, & Rentschler 2014; Fred & Farrell 2008). In so doing, arts organizations renew their commitment to rebuilding arts communities and themselves with lasting impacts.

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avatar for Alexandra Mielcarek, MFA Seattle University, Student

Alexandra Mielcarek, MFA Seattle University, Student

Alexandra Mielcarek is a graduate student in the process of obtaining her MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle University. She has a background as a community arts developer in Charleston, SC and has previously presented work in public health research.


Thursday May 20, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
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Friday, May 21
 

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12 PM ET: An interactive session on ‘Rehearsing Racial Equity’: Towards Anti-Racism and Repair in the Arts
In this interactive session, editors of the forthcoming volume Rehearsing Racial Equity: A Critical Anthology on Anti-Racism and Repair in the Arts present snippets of their research, process, and embodied actions. In the arts sector, “racial equity” has -- in the last 15 years -- become a central language through which artists, arts administrators, educators, policymakers, and scholars frame their practice. Questions include: What is racial equity in the arts? How has it been historicized, rehearsed, and reimagined? How might reparations more fully achieve calls towards racial equity? Centering these questions, this roundtable presents research on “invisible agreements” of Black arts practitioners within white institutions including code-switching and testimony smothering, the choreographic process of Black ballet dancer Amanda Morgan, historiographies of race and casting at white theatres including colorblind and color-conscious practices, visual artists who reimagine African history, and attempts by museums to decolonize and present antiracist exhibitions.

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avatar for Roxanne Hornbeck, MFA, Editor, Seattle University, Assistant Professor

Roxanne Hornbeck, MFA, Editor, Seattle University, Assistant Professor

Roxy Hornbeck is an academic, artist, producer, and storyteller. Her inquiry methods are grounded in the practice of arts leadership through decolonial and intersectional frameworks. Hornbeck has contributed most recently to MAI: Feminism and Visual Culture and presented pedagogy... Read More →
avatar for Jasmine Mahmoud, Editor, Seattle University, PhD, Assistant Professor

Jasmine Mahmoud, Editor, Seattle University, PhD, Assistant Professor

Jasmine Mahmoud is an urban ethnographer and performance historian who engages contemporary artistic practices, race, policy, and geography. Her fields and interests include: theater and performance studies, political economy, arts and cultural policy, black aesthetics, theories of... Read More →
avatar for Linnea Ingalls, Seattle University, MFA, Washington State Arts Commission

Linnea Ingalls, Seattle University, MFA, Washington State Arts Commission

Linnea Ingalls joined ArtsWA in January 2021 and serves as Community Investments Grants Specialist, supporting the Grants to Organizations and Arts in Education programs. She holds an MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle University where she studied interactive arts and equity in storytelling... Read More →
avatar for Adetola Abatan, Seattle University, PhD, MFA Student

Adetola Abatan, Seattle University, PhD, MFA Student

Adetola Abatan is a chemical engineer who recently rediscovered her artistic side as a collage artist. She primarily works with paper and fabric to explore ideas of being, becoming and belonging. Most recently her work was featured in the ‘Dance in Collage’ virtual exhibit for... Read More →
avatar for Jackson Cooper, Seattle University, MFA Student

Jackson Cooper, Seattle University, MFA Student

Jackson Cooper is a community centered arts professional and writer. He has served in a variety of capacities across arts mediums since beginning as an intern for North Carolina Theatre at 14. Currently he serves as the Major Gifts Officer for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Previous leadership... Read More →
avatar for Tres McMichael, Seattle University, MFA Student

Tres McMichael, Seattle University, MFA Student

Trés McMichael is an emerging arts leader and performer who is passionate about community engagement, arts education, and social justice. Trés is an alumnus of Elon University, where he graduated with degrees in Music Theatre (BFA) and Arts Administration (BA). While at Elon, Trés... Read More →
avatar for Leah St. Lawrence, Seattle University, MFA Student

Leah St. Lawrence, Seattle University, MFA Student

Leah St. Lawrence is an contemporary culture critic, having written for The Stranger, Arcade Magazine, and The Monday Arts Journal. St. Lawrence’s work focuses on the intersection of curation, digital media, and issues of politics and identity. She is presenting research in equity... Read More →


Friday May 21, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
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2 PM ET: Once Upon a Pandemic: Tracking Artists and Arts Managers During the COVID-19 global pandemic
For each of the world’s great pandemics, historians have tracked the impact on society at large, centered usually on leading powerful figures, and large group dynamics. Very little is known, before the 16th century, of the direct impact of these global health catastrophes on artists, and even less on arts managers. This project began early in March 2020 as a way to capture the voices and experiences of artists and arts managers worldwide as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world. Through interviews, web searches, media tracking, and participation in public discussion fora, we created a database tracking the evolution of thoughts and actions of artists and arts managers from the beginning of the pandemic. Although our project was conceived initially as a way to record the impact of the pandemic on artists and arts managers, a preliminary analysis of our data has shown us that the sector underwent a series of distinct phases. This paper a) presents our database tool, b) explains how we constructed (and continue to contrast it), and c) shares preliminary findings over the course of one year of data tracking.
The paper is relevant to the following conference themes and questions:
Reconnect- What is the "new normal" now?
Renew- Post 2020: A new arts world
- Surviving and thriving
- Creativity during isolation

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Ximena Varela

President, Association of Arts Administration Educators, Director, Arts Management Program at American University
Ximena Varela is a researcher, educator, and consultant with more than 25 years of experience in arts management curricular design (both on campus and online), museum management, international cultural policy, management practice, marketing strategy, arts management research, and... Read More →


Friday May 21, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
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3 PM ET: AAAE Lobby Bar
Close out the weeks' sessions with an open networking event hosted by AAAE Board Members and Conference Planning Committee Members. This is an open networking event for conference attendees to connect.

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Friday May 21, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
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Monday, May 24
 

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12 PM ET: EARN (Emerging Artist Resilience Needs): Transitional Education for a Post COVID Creative Sector
How are university arts programs preparing students for the transition from the academy to their careers? The importance of this question has heightened since the COVID19 pandemic. In addition, is it worth considering if and how we leverage university resources to support the continued development and growth of our arts alumni?

Researchers from three varying university environments are exploring the needs of our alumni through one-on-one interviews and a follow-up survey. Researchers will be reporting on the outcomes from these conversations with an eye toward using this analysis to inform curricular and program development intended to support the creative worker as we emerge post COVID.

How does higher education support our alumni and creative workers in the Arts & Entertainment Sectors before their only choice is to transition to another career?

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avatar for Susan Badger Booth, Program Director & Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Susan Badger Booth, Program Director & Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Susan joined the faculty at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in 2006, with an extensive background as an artist, manager and educator. Since joining EMU, Booth has connected university resources to area cultural organizations through her research and advocacy.  Susan's teaching... Read More →
avatar for Mark Clague, University of Michigan, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the School of Music Theatre &

Mark Clague, University of Michigan, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the School of Music Theatre &

Mark Clague researches all forms of music-making in the United States, with recent projects focusing on the United States national anthem (“The Star-Spangled Banner”); American orchestras as institutions (especially in early Chicago and San Francisco); the Atlanta School of composers... Read More →
avatar for Jeremy Peters, Wayne State University, Assistant Professor of Music (Business & Entrepreneurship) in the College of Fine

Jeremy Peters, Wayne State University, Assistant Professor of Music (Business & Entrepreneurship) in the College of Fine

Jeremy Peters, FRSA, MBA (Cantab), is an Assistant Professor of Music Business in the Department of Music at Wayne State University and is a co-founder of Quite Scientific Records. He maintains an active teaching, performing, researching, and publishing practice and is a Fellow of... Read More →


Monday May 24, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
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2 PM ET: Institutional Sexism and the #MeToo Movement: Highly Adaptive Women Leaders Work for Radical Transformation and Gender Equity in the American Theatre
How have accomplished female leaders co-existed in theatres alongside sexual harassment and systemic power imbalances? How have women in arts management been defined, shaped and challenged by underlying gender bias and inherent sexism? How does gender-influenced expression and expectations effect women in their jobs and career progress in the theatre?

Inspired by our personal experiences and the stories of many female colleagues, through a series of interviews with 17 women leaders in the American Theatre (including executive directors, artistic directors, general managers and producers) a complex picture emerges of the impact of the #MeToo movement on gender equity and leadership in the performing arts. While celebrating the progress women have achieved over the last three decades, two generations of female leaders reflect on the significant work still needed to address sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace.

The #MeToo movement puts a new focus on the urgent need for revised workplace policies that support an equitable and safe creative environment for all employees. Women are overwhelmingly carrying the burden of responsibility to recognize and call out inappropriate behaviors in the theatrical workplace. Mentorship has played a tremendous role for today’s leaders and now they are thinking about how they can equitably support the next generations of leaders (women and men) through mentoring. Intersectional race, gender and sexual identities impact assumptions about women in leadership positions and more research is needed.
Our research includes a literature review of the occurrence of sexual harassment and the impact of the #MeToo movement in theatre and related fields and it reveals, sadly, that not only has the theatre community not escaped gender-based biases and behavior, even with so many women leaders but, in some instances, it has accepted or even hidden these discriminatory and illegal behaviors.

What emerges from this research is the persistent assumption that women will adapt in whatever way necessary to correct systemic power imbalances inherent in the institutional theatre model. This adaptive behavior includes: women leaders balancing differently the demands of their jobs and families; the careful advance research and choices women make about who they want to work for and in what organizations and communities; women leaders’ purposeful choices about how they physically express both their gender and leadership style from their choice of clothing and hair, to the use of their literal and creative voices; how women actively manage work relationships and communication strategies with supervisors, colleagues and staff; and the priority women place on identifying role models early in their careers and, over time, mentoring and protecting their women employees and future female leaders.

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Diane Claussen

The Theatre School at DePaul University
Diane is Head of Theatre Management at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Managing Partner of 3C Theatre Partners, an arts consulting practice based in Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul in 2018, she was the Managing Director of the Wirtz Center for the Performing... Read More →


Monday May 24, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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Tuesday, May 25
 

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12 PM ET: Connecting to Orchestra Managers: AAAE as a Resource
Especially at a time of forced reinvention in the orchestra field due to COVID-19, AAAE, its members, and arts administration scholars are well-positioned to serve as resources to the field of orchestra management. In addition to challenges associated with the pandemic, the orchestra field in the United States is currently engaged in a reckoning over its history as a mostly white and elitist art form.
During this session (led by an orchestra manager and an arts administration faculty member), orchestra management research and scholarship as components of the development of internal orchestra stakeholders will be explored.

As a nascent sub-field of arts management, orchestra management is similarly under-theorized. Most useful scholarship on the topic is generated and distributed by the League of American Orchestras in the form of white papers, advocacy documents, and commissioned research. Given the League’s particular function as a service organization, such scholarship has limited reach and utility. Additionally, there continues to be a wide chasm between orchestra management practitioners and arts administration scholars. In fact, a 2016 survey of orchestra executives (conducted by one of our panelists) revealed that 89.2% of respondents were not aware of AAAE.

At a time when the entire arts and culture industry must reimagine, reconnect, and renew, this session aims to facilitate new connections between orchestra management and the study thereof. Largely populated by managers who learned “on the job,” the potential for further development of scholarship related specifically to orchestra management will be a focus of the session, as will examples of existing resources in the orchestra management field.

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avatar for Travis Newton, Le Moyne College, Associate Professor & Program Director

Travis Newton, Le Moyne College, Associate Professor & Program Director

Associate Professor & Program Director, Le Moyne College
Travis Newton is Associate Professor at Le Moyne College, where he directs the Le Moyne College Symphony Orchestra and teaches courses in music and arts administration. He holds a Bachelor of Music in violin performance with secondary studies in voice and conducting from the University... Read More →
avatar for Katy Coy, Valley Symphony Orchestra, Executive Director

Katy Coy, Valley Symphony Orchestra, Executive Director

Katy is an arts manager with more than 18 years of experience working in and with arts organizations. Currently the Executive Director of the Valley Symphony Orchestra, she partners with Maestro Peter Dabrowski in delivering inspiring and innovative classical music experiences to... Read More →


Tuesday May 25, 2021 12:00pm - 12:45pm EDT
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2 PM ET: Transforming Museum Management: Systems Theory and Mutual Causality
This study is a longitudinal ethnography of one art museum observed in three different times of 2011, 2015, and 2019, examining its changes and challenges attempting to transform from an organization that was considered elitist to a more inclusive and community-based institution. The museum implemented significant managerial changes in its management system transforming it from compartmentalized and hierarchical to collaborative and network-based. While there are many lessons and strategies that can be learned from this museum’s efforts, the study concludes that there is a limitation when the culture and actors of the system (museum) do not change. Reflecting its board and staff and the culture of hiring like-minded people, over the eight-year-period, the visitor composition stayed the same being white, well-educated, and wealthy despite the museum’s efforts to diversify its visitors. Changing managerial practices and simply offering diverse programs did not lead to serving more diverse people from the community. The structure, the culture, and the actors within the organization have to transform harmoniously in order to bring about a long-term and meaningful change. The study discusses what can lead to even further transformation where diverse groups of people can enjoy the museum and call it “their” space. This study theorizes the change process using open systems theory and mutual causality and suggests a model for a paradigm shift in museum practice that is truly inclusive and diverse.

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avatar for Yuha Jung, University of Kentucky, Associate Professor

Yuha Jung, University of Kentucky, Associate Professor

Dr. Yuha Jung is an associate professor and director of graduate studies of Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky. She also is an associate editor for the journal Museum Management and Curatorship and a board member for the Association of Arts Administration Educators... Read More →


Tuesday May 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
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Wednesday, May 26
 

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9 AM ET: Connected Intelligence: Reimagining museums through research, teaching and industry connections
This presentation will reflect on results of the experimental project based on both research and teaching objectives and activities. It was implemented during the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year in the framework of the undergraduate online course “Museums and Digital Cultures.” The educational and research project “Museums & Digital Cultures in the Global Post-Pandemic Reality,” adopted a “connected intelligence” approach to bring together academics, students, and museum professionals to reflect in a collaborative way on the transformations experienced by contemporary museums under the pressure of 24/7 digital lockdown in the global pandemic situation. The presentation will explain how a strategic employment of the “connected intelligence” approach allowed to reimagine arts management education by converging academic research, educational tasks, and industry engagements to generate new knowledge benefiting all involved stakeholders.It also created a robust platform for inductive explorations of innovative technologies to reimagine museum management, curatorial and audience development tasks in relation to such topics as Digital Festivals, Augmented Reality Apps, Virtual Reality & Heritage Spaces, and AI in Museums.

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Dr Natalia Grincheva

Dr Natalia Grincheva is an internationally recognized expert in digital museology and cultural diplomacy. She pursues her career in the field of digital humanities focusing on development of new computational methods to study museums as important players in creative economy and actors... Read More →


Wednesday May 26, 2021 9:00am - 9:30am EDT
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avatar for Paula Wilson, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Student

Paula Wilson, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Student

Paula Wilson (she/her) will receive her Bachelors of Music in Flute Performance with a minor in Arts Management at Indiana University in May 2021. During her time at Indiana University she gained experience and skills in community engagement, leadership, marketing and communications... Read More →


Wednesday May 26, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
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Thursday, May 27
 

12:00pm EDT

12 PM ET: Life in the fast lane for arts managers – what does the field need that we are not teaching?
As the notion of stability that underpins traditional and still dominant models of management and organisation are increasingly challenged, so alternative perspectives on management and organisation are attracting attention from academics and practitioners. This is nowhere more relevant than to creative and cultural (cc) nonprofit organisations which are, by the very nature of their activity and economy, characteristically unstable (especially but not exclusively smaller sized cc organisations). The normal reality is that cc organisations often need to rapidly react to disruption (internal / external); and anticipating (let alone managing) risk is less than realistic a prospect in organisations operating in fast paced environments. Creative and cultural specific strategic management literature (Kolb 2021; Gander 2017; Saintilan 2017; Byrnes 2015; Varbanova 2013; Bilton and Cummings 2010) typically carries inherent assumptions about stability and planning – the prevailing worldview here is (still) one of rationality (means-ends) and control. By a similar token, Mintzberg and Walters (1985) and Mintzberg et al (2003) have explored emergent strategies and strategy-as-practice – also Bilton and Cummings (2010) in a cc organisational context – though these studies mostly examined the discursive and socio-material sides of strategy. Critically, such views eschew the messiness and randomness of the real-world, of which the Covid pandemic and its consequences (negative and positive) for cc organisations and sector remain a persistent and powerful reminder.

Looking at strategy as a process, however, offers a different angle, one tha is sensitive to the random side of the life/work worlds we operate in. In this view, the process of ‘making’ strategy or ‘strategizing’ is concerned with the stream of actions (actors’ actions) by which strategy unfolds, including the formation and implementation of strategic issues (Pettigrew 1997, Barzelay, 2003; Kingdon 1995). Moreover, as a process unfolding over time (long / short), actor strategizing necessarily reflects the diverse layers of institutional (Barzelay 2003, Smith 2004), organisational and, crucially, creative (Bilton and Cummings 2010) context shaping such processes and their outcomes. Given the mix of rationalities framing decisions in nonprofit cc organisations, attention to the creative agenda/s that shape these dynamics is paramount here. Understanding strategy ‘making’ therefore implies not only consideration of a wider range of factors and practices than those addressed in the strategic management literature but also a reassessment of the role of people’s agency in this process.

In this paper I look below the ‘tip of the (strategizing) iceberg’. In contrast with strategic management literatures in our field which by and large reflect classical theory perspectives, my aim is to identify and examine alternative epistemologies and the less travelled literature ‘roads’ that illuminate the process of strategizing in nonprofit cc organisations, especially in contexts of disruption and dramatic change - what are the kinds of knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to operate in this environment? Especially relevant at a time when cc organisations have to navigate uncharted waters and cope with fast change, this exploratory literature review charts concepts and theoretical frameworks that explain (successful) strategic behaviours in cc organisations, hoping to open new avenues for explanation/research to students in our discipline.

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Thursday May 27, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
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2:00pm EDT

2 PM ET: What the World Needs Now is Jazz
The worldwide lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic initiated an economic crisis especially in the performing arts world. With all events cancelled for many months and limited options to return to live performance in the future, the arts community had to respond quickly. The jazz model, specifically improvisational training, has been discussed frequently in the entrepreneurship literature as an important method for making decisions in uncertain situation. Furthermore, the principle of Effectual Entrepreneurship defined as engaging in a continuous cycle of ideation and experimentation towards creating solutions from available means and techniques, is usually associated with a growth mindset fostered by training in improvisational techniques. Hence, this article documents and discusses the hypothesis that directions and activities pursued by jazz musicians who train their improvisational capacities on a regular basis can provide a glimpse of the evolving new model. Data was collected from a survey, literature, and several in-depth interviews and conclusions point towards a hybrid model of new technologies and modes of interaction combined with the need to preserve human engagement. Furthermore, the fragility of the current performing arts system calls for structural redesign and new focus on local communities.

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avatar for Monika Herzig, Indiana University, Senior Lecturer

Monika Herzig, Indiana University, Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer/ Arts Administration, Indiana University
Monika Herzig is an accomplished jazz musician teaching courses on the Music Industry and Arts Entrepreneurship in O'Neill's Arts Management program. Originally from Germany, Herzig came to the United States on a scholarship exchange program at the University of Alabama where she... Read More →


Thursday May 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
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Friday, May 28
 

11:30am EDT

11:30 AM ET: A Compass of Challenges. How Arts & Culture is rebuilding our communities. Panel Discussion with European & US Panelists
"While there are many challenges facing the US and European society, this panel discussion starts with four cardinal points of racism, poverty, climate change, and the complexities of a divided society that includes those who distrust or outright reject art, education and ideas or information outside of their bubble.

This Discussion will be moderated, and will focus on four cardinal points that represent four of society’s primary challenges. After a brief introduction aimed at igniting the discussion, the panelists will share their positions on the problems and examples offering replicable solutions.

The Four Challenges:
1. Racism – rejection of the ’other’.
2. Poverty – acceptance of inequality as a principle by the wealthy.
3. Climate Change – our imperiled future.
4. Fractured society,- distrust/rejection of art, culture, education and ideas or information outside one’s bubble.

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International Task Force Session
AAAE's International Task Force continues the Association's work to promote and support international connections for its predominantly US-based membership. The task force is led by AAAE Board Members Prof. Anne Frost of Humber College, Canada, and Prof. Daniel Green of Carnegie Mellon University, in the U.S. The task force comprises AAAE members who explore international activities and initiatives that will benefit our learners, our pedagogy, and our profession.

In the 2021 conference schedule, the International Task Force aims to highlight presenters, presentations and subject areas from outside the United States. These have been labeled “International Task Force Session” in the conference program, for ease of reference by those who are keen to explore models and paradigms with arts management educators around the world. We invite you to consider attending these sessions, and look forward to further communication.

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avatar for Leonie Hodkevitch, University of Vienna

Leonie Hodkevitch, University of Vienna

Director, Co-founder, Clearly Culture, University of Vienna, European Union
Mag. Phil. Leonie Hodkevitch, born in Sofia, raised in Vienna, graduated in Ethnology, as well as Spanish and French Philology at the University of Vienna. She is an author, cultural producer and lecturer for Cultural Management at numerous European and U.S. universities. Co-founder... Read More →
avatar for Dee Boyle Clapp, Arts Extension Service, UMass Amherst, Director

Dee Boyle Clapp, Arts Extension Service, UMass Amherst, Director

Dee Boyle Clapp leads training programs in a variety of arts management topics for state arts agencies, teaches in AES’ arts management degree and certificate programs, and conducts AES research projects. Dee is a sculptor, installation artist and has over 25 years of experience... Read More →


Friday May 28, 2021 11:30am - 12:45pm EDT
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1:00pm EDT

1 PM ET: Membership Meeting
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Friday May 28, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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3 PM ET: Closing Reception
Directly following the last session on Thursday, May 6th, join AAAE for an opening reception feating an open Lobby Bar to connect and chat with other AAAE members and arts administration professionals and a variety of themed break out rooms for attendees to go in and out of at their leisure. Break out room topics will be decided via poll at the beginning of the reception to best accommodate attendee interests.

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Friday May 28, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
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