Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Arts & Cultural Management and Museum Studies
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The Arts & Cultural Management Program at Michigan State University is administered by the College of Arts and Letters and prepares students for leadership positions related to the management and advocacy of arts and cultural organizations or industry dimensions of an artistic and humanistic entrepreneurial career.


Our core values:

  • Promote critical engagement with social theory and policy that advances the public interest through arts and culture.
  • Foster excellence in leadership, preparing graduates to assume influential roles in a broad spectrum of arts and cultural organizations.
  • Support engaged scholarship in an interconnected world, cultivating diversity through innovative, inclusive curricula, instruction, and recruitment.


Our goal is to become the leading arts and cultural studies program in the United States by promoting excellence in research, policy, and teaching, producing graduates who rise to leadership positions of national and international organizations, becoming positive forces for growth and change in the arts and cultural sector worldwide.


The Arts and Cultural Management Program provide its students with a world-class education combining academic engagement and practical experience, preparing future leaders with the capacity to question the present and enhance the future by preserving, applying, and promoting knowledge, art, and culture.

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Arts & Cultural Management Program
Michigan State University
600 Auditorium Road
125 Kresge Art Center
East Lansing, MI 48824


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