Coordinate and manage artistic and cultural venues, events and projects.
Arts Administrators and Managers are often required to undertake the following:
- seek sponsorship and funding from federal, state, territory and local political bodies and community and industry organisations
- prepare and submit funding applications; negotiate with artists and performers regarding contracts
- coordinate arts programs
- coordinate sound and lighting, stage management and security, box office sales, distribution and sale of publications, public relations and catering
- take part in the commissioning and purchasing of works of art
- organise and promote exhibitions and events
- help to develop and implement an organisation's strategic plans and marketing strategies
- manage an organisation's human and financial resources, including budget preparation
- provide an appropriate working environment for employees
- liaise with the media
- provide education services to the public; make recommendations on cultural grants
- ensure compliance with corporate and legal requirements
- provide support in policy development and report to boards of directors
The following study pathway shows the most common and direct route for a UWA student to pursue this career.
Relevant majors include:
Postgraduate study is not required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.
Relevant postgraduate courses include:
Research study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.
Relevant research courses include: