Skip to main content
Knox Together: A Plan for Fall 2020 Give Now
A student rides her bike across the Knox College campus.


Department Chair

Mark Holmes

Associate Professor & Chair of Art

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



Submit Your Deposit
Ford Center for the Fine Arts

AADM 111 Introduction to Arts Administration

This course will engage the primary critical areas that arts administrators manage regardless of the art medium represented or the size of the arts entity. Topics include the rise of the arts as an economic engine and social force, concept development and analysis, stakeholder analysis, business plans, the creative class, and mission statements. Class guests from various arts entities provide opportunities for real world case studies and dialogue on current issues in the arts. Cross Listing: BUS 111; O; E. Carlin Metz; J. Spittell

AADM 211 Strategic Principles of Arts Administration

This course will build upon the theory, concepts, and skills initiated in AADM 111 through the study of the strategic administrative level of responsibilities. Arts organizations require highly knowledgeable and skilled individuals with a keen aesthetic sensibility, incisive business acumen, and an insightful understanding of current issues and trends that are relevant to the creative health, fiscal prosperity, and human capital of those organizations and the demographics they serve. Strategic topics include, entity organizational structures, leadership strategies, and economic theory as applied in the non-profit sector, budgeting, fundraising, governance, labor relations, marketing, and arts advocacy. Prerequisite(s): AADM/BUS 111; Cross Listing: BUS 215; O; E. Carlin Metz; J. Spittell

Old Main
Apply for Admission Request More Info Visit Knox
Knox College

Printed on Tuesday, September 22, 2020