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Program in Arts Administration

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

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Intro to Arts Admin

  • Intro to Arts Admin

    The program in Arts Administration encourages integration of all the arts and education, while focusing on the educational role of the artist, and the missions and activities of arts and cultural agencies, collectives, and institutions.

    The program reflects the conviction that the management of cultural institutions and enterprises is a profession that requires both creativity and commitment and that, at its best, the profession has a positive impact on the quality of artistic life. Arts Administration is organized in conjunction with the programs in Arts and Humanities education, further reflecting the importance of the basic educational role, mission, and activities of the arts in both profit and nonprofit sectors.

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A&H Blog

Monday, December 22, 2014

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Macy Hall, faculty, staff and students of the Department of Arts and Humanities gathered to celebrate their annual holiday party. The modern installations of Macy Art Gallery mingled with buckets of colorful candy canes lining red and white draped tables. This months exhibition featured selected Teachers College student […]

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Five years ago, it would have been a scarce sight to find Latin American art on display in popular New York museums. Now due to recent economic proliferation in the region, it seems Latino art is springing up around the city. This is an evolving thing, says Pilar Riofrio, president of Association of Latin American […]

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Hao Hao, what did you create? He didnt create a landscape. He made a hand, a friend says. That is the giants hand, says Hao Hao. Why did you think of a giants hand as the landscape? Its Buddhas magic palm, Hao Hao says as he gestures to the teacher candidate. Whats Buddhas magic palm? […]

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

This text was originally published here: http://ikedacenter.org/books-publications/book-list/living-as-learning/teachers-college By Jeff Farr Professors Jim Garrison and Larry Hickman introduced their new dialogue book, coauthored with Daisaku Ikeda, at Teachers College, Columbia University on November 15, 2014. Living As Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century, published by Dialogue Path Press, brings together the pragmatism of Dewey with […]

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Current Student Spotlights

  • Current Student Spotlights

    Donald Borror

    Donald is interested in executive leadership positions in dance companies and multi-disciplinary performing arts organizations. He graduated from Juilliard with a BFA in Dance and performed with NYC-based Ballet Hispanico for three seasons. Currently, Donald is a choreographer and producer for Lincoln Center Education’s Meet the Artists series, Board Chair of non-profit dance advocacy org BEMOVING, and interning at arts management consulting firm, Dunch Arts. Read more...


Alumni Spotlights

  • Alumni Spotlights - Sarah Schramm

    The arts have been a persistent passion in Sarah's life. Sarah studied flute performance and later worked as a freelance musician. Sarah pursued the Arts Administration Program at Columbia University in order to further explore the connection between arts and social justice. Read more about Sarah Schramm.

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Host an Intern

  • Host an Intern

    As a vital part of preparing our students for careers, an internship is a requirement of the program.  Arts Administration students aim to fill a variety of roles – from nonprofit programming and development to the art market and PR firms – that will expose and prepare them for their professional careers. Our students are highly sought after as interns, and have worked in many prestigious institutions and community-oriented organizations. Learn more...