Arts Management Admissions

The Arts Management program teaches students the executive leadership skills they need to succeed in nonprofit visual and performing arts management.

Anika Kwinana presenting her capstone project to current students, faculty, and area arts leaders.
Anika Kwinana presenting her capstone project to current students, faculty, and area arts leaders. All Arts Management students are required to complete a capstone, which is an opportunity to deepen, expand and demonstrate mastery of one area of arts management. Kwinana’s "Beyond a Seat at the Table: Diversity in Arts Organizations before the Arts" was awarded Capstone of the Year for 2018.

Anika Kwinana presenting her capstone project to current students, faculty, and area arts leaders. All Arts Management students are required to complete a capstone, which is an opportunity to deepen, expand and demonstrate mastery of one area of arts management. Kwinana’s "Beyond a Seat at the Table: Diversity in Arts Organizations before the Arts" was awarded Capstone of the Year for 2018.

Accelerated Masters Programs

The College of Visual and Performing Arts offers several options for our undergraduate students to start working on their Master's degree while they're completing their Bachelor's. 

Available programs in CVPA.

Arts Management Minor

The field of visual and performing arts offers many career paths that rely on a strong foundation in one or more art forms and require specific knowledge and skills in administration and management. The minor in arts management is open to all College of Visual and Performing Arts majors, as well as art history majors. All other students must complete 9 credits of arts-related course work to be eligible for this minor.

To declare a minor, please contact Aries Wilson.

Sarah Coffin, an Arts Management graduate student
Sarah Coffin, an Arts Management graduate student, speaks about her independent study project, "The Empty House Studio" at the Edison Place Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Contact Us

Email us or call us: 703-993-8926. Visit us at Metropolitan Building, Arlington campus, 3434 N. Washington Blvd, Room 5064, Arlington, VA 22201.