Arts and Cultural Management Art Gallery of Alberta

arts & cultural 

Applications for admission to the Fall 2020/21 intake open October 1   |   View deadlines

Length of Study

2 years

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time, Online

Credential Granted

Certificate exit available


September (Fall intake)
January (Winter intake)

As a passionate supporter of the arts, you know that creative communities are healthy communities. You also know you have what it takes to support an arts organization in achieving its potential.

In our two-year diploma program, you learn the practical skills and specialized knowledge you need to enhance an organization's creative capacity. Our instructors, who are leaders in the local arts and culture sector, will help you gain a deeper understanding of cultural policy, build your leadership potential and learn how to develop audiences and resources. Add hands-on assignments, case studies and an eight-week field placement to your academic experience and you will leave the program prepared to organize, supervise and lead in the arts and culture sector.

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Join us in person or online!

Attend an information session to learn more about MacEwan University's Arts and Cultural Management program. We can help you decide if a career in this diverse and ever-evolving field is the right fit for you.

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Learn by doing

Practical, hands-on experience. That's what the Arts and Cultural Management field placement is all about. When your academic-based course work is complete, it's time to hone your skills in the real world.

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Choose your own schedule

We know that the traditional classroom schedule doesn't work for everyone. That's why you can complete our program full time or part time, in the classroom or online.

Paul McMillan

All about the beats

What better way to practice the skills you're learning in class than to put them to use in the real world. As one of the organizer of Sampler Café—a jam session venue for making beats—second-year student Paul McMillan does just that. Oh, and did we mention he's a Goldie Award finalist?