Your Future

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Whether you want to start a new career or continue in a job you love, the Arts and Cultural Management program will prepare you to lead and support the creative sector. Our instructors have their fingers on the pulse of the local, national and international creative community, which will give 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.

In this program, you learn to manage people and plan events. You gain skills in preparing contracts and writing grant proposals. You discover the challenges faced by the creative, not-for-profit sector—and how to meet those challenges head on. You learn about the importance of cultural policy development. It’s no surprise that 90 percent of our graduates find work in the creative sector.

Join our creative community

Theatre, radio, music. Museums, art galleries, cultural centres, festivals. In communities big and small. In junior and senior positions. Arts and Cultural Management alumni are there, 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


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