Category Archives: Uncategorized

Teachable Skills

A basic question that comes up often at meetings of arts entrepreneurship educators is “what should we be teaching?” As I was preparing to write the editor’s introduction to the Winter 2016 issue of Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Project!

For about a month, I’ve been “between projects.” I don’t mean that in the Hollywood sense, but in the research agenda sense. I basically completed my cross-case analysis of arts incubators* and while I wait to hear back on a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

USASBE 2016, Entrepreneurship Everywhere?

I recently attended my fourth USASBE conference in the last seven years. (USASBE = United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.) Despite the fact that USASBE awarded the Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship with its Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Anticipating Liz Lerman

Acclaimed choreographer, maker, community artist, and MacArthur fellow Liz Lerman is joining the faculty of ASU where I work, first on a visiting basis and then, next year, a bit more permanently. She is teaching a course this semester entitled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tbilisi, first impression

I am visiting Tbilisi, Georgia this week at the invitation of Creative Initiatives, a new organization “dedicated to leading the process of commercialization in Georgia’s creative industries by merging the rich cultural traditions of the region with viable international business … Continue reading

Posted in Arts entrepreneurship, Arts policy, Culture and democracy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Museums and Capital Conversion

“The Senate Finance Committee is scrutinizing nearly a dozen private museums opened by individual collectors, questioning whether the tax-exempt status they enjoy provides sufficient public benefit to justify what amounts to a government subsidy.” This lead to a report in … Continue reading

Posted in Arts entrepreneurship, Arts funding, Arts policy, Culture and democracy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plans, Planning, Thanksgiving

I teach a two-semester sequence on arts entrepreneurship for undergraduates. The first semester is delivered in an online format and introduces students to theories of entrepreneurship as well as tools arts entrepreneurs. Students are also introduced to business planning tools … Continue reading

Posted in arts infrastructure, Higher education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment