University of Oregon

Arts and Administration Program


Open House Information Sessions

Join us for an Open House Information Session and learn more about a career as an arts leader. This is your opportunity to learn more about the admission process and what makes a successful application to the Graduate Program in Arts Management.  Meet faculty and students and enjoy a light lunch. After the information session, stay for a campus tour and the opportunity to visit a class. Please R.S.V.P. here to secure your spot. There are several sessions available:

The Life of Lotus, or: How a Great Festival Grows in a Midwestern Town - Friday Forum

The final installment in the 2013-14 Friday Forum Arts Management Workshop Series features visiting scholars, LuAnne Holladay and Tamara Loewenthal, of the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. This lecture and luncheon is free of charge and will be held on April 4, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., in room 249 of Lawrence Hall.

Exhibit calls attention to glass ceiling in art world

An exhibit at the LaVerne Krause Gallery in Lawrence Hall held March 10-14 showcased work by five Arts and Administration Program graduate students who cofounded The Feminist Museum, a website committed to helping break the glass ceiling for women in the art world. Their exhibit Object/Subject: Femininity in Contemporary Culture prompted lively discussion about feminism and the male-dominated art world (51 percent of visual artists are women yet only 5 percent of art on display in U.S. museums is by women).

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Dr. Doug Blandy is Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Art Education Association has named Doug Blandy, of Eugene, OR, to receive the 2014 NAEA, CEC, VSA Beverly Levett Gerber Special Needs Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes an NAEA member whose exemplary lifetime career has made a unique and lasting impact on art education's important role in the lives of people with special needs.  The award will be presented at the NAEA National Convention in San Diego, California, March 29-31, 2014.

Leadership Path Conference features national arts expert Robert Lynch

A free conference designed to give an intimate look at the leadership journey of prominent leaders making a difference will take place Friday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Portland. The half-day, interactive “Exploring the Leadership Path” conference, hosted by the University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program, offers the opportunity to hear from and engage with local arts and culture sector leaders.

Robert Lynch