ARTS and CULTURAL MANAGEMENT

YOUR FUTURE

Whether you want to start a new career or continue in a job you love, the Arts and Cultural Management program prepares you to lead and support the creative sector. Our instructors have their fingers on the pulse of the local, national and international creative communities, giving you an insider's edge to land the perfect job.

Take your new skills anywhere

The career paths open to arts and culture administrators are many and varied—and you are prepared to succeed in all of them. Special event coordinator, arts fundraiser, theatre manager, festival marketing coordinator, museum programmer, art gallery education coordinator. Our generalist curriculum provides you with skills and knowledge that can be applied to diverse roles and opportunities.

Join our creative community

In communities big and small and in junior and senior positions, Arts and Cultural Management alumni are building sustainable, creative communities. We are proud of the diverse and exciting careers they’ve achieved, locally, nationally, and globally.

Over the years, our graduates have found work in dozens of organizations, including:

  • Art Gallery of Alberta
  • Banff Centre
  • Citadel Theatre
  • CKUA Radio
  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival
  • Edmonton International Fringe Festival
  • Edmonton Opera
  • Fort Edmonton Park (City of Edmonton)
  • Harcourt House Artist Run Centre
  • International Children's Festival
  • Latitude 53
  • Seattle Opera
  • Sled Island Music & Arts Festival
  • Stony Plain Records

The Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) hosts detailed occupational profiles, salary survey data, trend reports and assessment tools to help you choose and plan a life-long career that matches your skills and interests.

Career Planning. Resume Writing.
Job postings and more. Access resources that will help you find the right job—while you're a student and after you graduate.

Further study

Once you graduate, consider further study in the arts, fine arts or business with a degree through MacEwan University. All courses in your program are credit courses and may help you finish a second credential in less time.

Explore our degree programs

Take credit for your work

All courses completed in this program are credit courses and may be transferable toward further study at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.