Arts administrators play an important part in the development of new projects, making arrangements for tours and events as well as taking on marketing and planning responsibilities. They are employed in any organization that has responsibility for organizing, planning and delivering artistic or cultural events. There are many government-funded initiatives and local partnerships which employ administrators on various short and longer-term contracts. Many of these projects focus on development of arts activity in both urban and rural communities with a view to stimulating local economic development, addressing social inclusion and ultimately building stronger communities. (U.K. Prospects) 

This Arts Administrator profile includes information about managersdirectorsexecutives and other administrative officers working in theatres, galleries, museums, and other arts and culture organizations.

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The University of Manitoba does not offer specific training in Arts Administration. However, degree programs offered at the U of M may provide an educational foundation for positions in this field and for graduate programs offered at other schools.

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