Non-Profit Cultural Institutions


Non-profit cultural institutions are an integral part of arts communities at all levels: national, regional, local. Through readings, projects and service-learning, students gain an overview of non-profit cultural organization formation, management, operational structures, governance challenges, board member responsibilities and situational ethics. Explores historical and present functions and social structures in which non-profit tax-exempt organizations operate. Investigates how non-profit cultural institutions have increasingly become a vehicle for fostering creativity in the arts and humanities. Student partner with local non-profit arts/cultural organizations to work on specific projects. Instructor: Ellison. One course. C-L: Economics 247s, Visual and Media Studies 329s

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Economics 247s
Visual and Media Studies 329s
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