Arts Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Successfully connect the fine arts with business strategy.
Courses in Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship will prepare you to join the next generation of creative leaders in the arts. You’ll equip yourself with knowledge, tools, and skills to effectively lead arts organizations and manage careers in the twenty-first century creative economy.
You’ll gain real-world insight and professional experience through experiential learning extending far beyond the classroom, through internship opportunities and interacting with cultural leaders in key arts organizations throughout the DFW metroplex. You can develop the leadership, community engagement, audience development, staff and volunteer management, and financial literacy skills to enhance your career or start your own business in the arts.
Please note: new admissions to the Arts Leadership & Entrepreneurship minor have been suspended for the 2021-22 academic year. Students may, however, continue to enroll in the certificate program launching in the spring 2022 semester.Visit Department Website
- Introduction to Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship
- Management, Dynamics, and Planning in Arts Organizations
- Financial Management and Fundraising in Arts Organizations
- Audiences, Community, Programs, and Marketing in Arts Organizations
- The Creative Economy
Special Admission Requirements
There are no special admissions requirements for this program.
What Sets Us Apart
TCU Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship students have access to the many resources of our thriving DFW Metroplex arts community. Students will have opportunities to develop relationships with arts leaders and pursue internships at world-class organizations such as:
- The Amon Carter Museum of American Art
- Amphibian Productions
- The Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
- The Dallas Museum of Art
- The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
- The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
- Stage West
- Texas Ballet Theatre
- The Van Cliburn Foundation
Students equipped with this minor can advance in the creative marketplace, pursuing paths as artist-entrepreneurs, directors, managers, and board members for arts organizations of all kinds.