Study Abroad: Hearts, Heads, Hands – CSU Meets Africa

This six-week (4 weeks in-country) summer program will focus on the Arts of Africa through the study of artistic methods and techniques, cultural context, and global significance.  Students will engage with South African visual artists through service learning projects, interviews, educational programming, and collaboration.  The course will focus on Studio Art Methods and Techniques, Art […]

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Spring 2015 Internships at the University Center for the Arts

The University Center for the Arts at Colorado State University provides an enriched venue in which the study and practice of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre are nurtured and sustained by building the skills and knowledge needed by future generations of arts professionals to become contributors to the essential vitality of our culture and society. […]

Position Announcement: Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Position: Chair, Department of Music, Theatre and Dance College of Liberal Arts Colorado State University Colorado State University is searching for a Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. We seek a visionary individual with the ability to manage a complex organization effectively and lead our performing arts to the next level of […]

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WOW-E! It’s all about access

It’s all about access. As a major research university, Colorado State spends millions of dollars each year on subscriptions to thousands of scholarly publications. The information these journals contain is vital to the work of faculty and researchers on campus who learn from findings by and share their data with others in their field. But […]

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Career Paths in Arts Management

The field of arts management – a.k.a. arts administration, music management, and more – offers an array of opportunities for students who have a passion for music and are also interested in behind-the-scenes operations. By Caitlin Peterkin What is Arts Management? Arts management blends the artistic and business elements of a career in the arts. […]

LEAP students team up with the NoCo Mini Maker Faire

Two arts leadership and administration classes from the LEAP Institute for the Arts at Colorado State University have teamed up with the NoCo Mini Maker Faire to create a Nerdy Derby event on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology, […]

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LEAP Students to Present at International Conference

This fall, students from the LEAP Institute for the Arts (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Arts Advocacy, and the Public) will attend the 8th Conference of the Research Network: Sociology of the Arts of the European Sociological Association, which will take place at “Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Sept. 4-6. Graduate students from the LEAP Master of Arts […]

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New Arts Leadership & Administration Summer Course

LEAP 500 – Leadership in the Arts 8-week Term: June 16 – Aug. 8, 2014 Graduate Course Description: An enduring question regarding leadership is whether it comes naturally to only some individuals, is it developed by habit through practice, or is it something that can be learned. In the arena of arts management and policymaking, the […]

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LEAP Institute Professor Named to Irish Arts Journal Advisory Board

LEAP Institute for the Arts professor Constance DeVereaux has been named to the International Advisory Board of the Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy. The School of Art History and Cultural Policy at University College in Dublin launched the publication this fall. According to the journal’s website, the organization “aims to provide an accessible […]