The Arts Administration program at Teachers College welcomes a diverse community of learners from all over the world who believe in the positive impact of the arts. Whether you’re a recent college graduate or have experience as a professional, this comprehensive graduate program is ideal for you. You’ll join a cohort of about 30 students and move through this academically rigorous program together. From the start you’ll be paired with a peer mentor who will be there to offer advice and answer questions. Unlike other institutions that separate performing from the visual arts, you’ll benefit from the collaboration that occurs in this truly interdisciplinary program. You’ll have opportunities to take elective courses across the university, including access to the world-renowned Columbia Business School, School of the Arts, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Social Work, and Medical School. You’ll also benefit from research opportunities; micro-courses on a variety of subjects; internships in your areas of interest; and networking with numerous arts professionals who come to TC to share their expertise.
Visit with Myriam Varjacques, Arts Administration student, as she balances home, school, commuting, and an internship at Lincoln Center Public Programming.
Dr Lena writes about how candidates try — and sometimes fail — to effectively use music to bolster their campaigns. According to Dr. Lena, candidate playlists “seem to be about… communicating the candidate’s platform…and in other cases candidates are trying to communicate their tastes.”
In Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts, Dr Jennifer C. Lena, charts the history of American arts and cultural policy, interrogating the institutions, practices, and technologies underpinning the development of American Art. The book celebrates and critiques key moments, organisations, and actors, as well as giving new insights into our own, contemporary, elites, their taste practices, and social inequalities.
Sociologist and author Jennifer Lena drops some inspiration and insight in regards to the Works Progress Administration and #ArtsNewDeal. In this interview she did with Canadian stars of stage and screen Torquil Campbell and Ali Momen of SOFT REVOLUTION, they discuss her recently published book Entitled in the context of their appeal to the Canadian government for a new “WPA” for Canadian artists.
No problem - how's this: Social scientists seek to develop systematic ways to understand how people make meaning and how the meanings they make shape them and the world in which they live. But how do we measure such processes? Measuring Culture is an essential point of entry for both those new to the field and those who are deeply immersed in the measurement of meaning.