Michigan State University
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Arts & Cultural Management and Museum Studies
AL 868
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AL 868 Law and Policy for Arts and Cultural Management

Course Description

Legal issues pertaining to the creation and operation of cultural business entities. Exploration of relevant aspects of nonprofit and business law, finances and taxes, contracts, intellectual property, constitutional law, artists’ moral and economic rights, estate planning for individuals and organizations. Historical and contemporary examination of reparations of cultural property.


Nonprofits, nonprofit management, arts and cultural management, arts administration, arts and cultural administration, leadership, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, innovation, legal issues, legal considerations, nonprofit formation, forming a nonprofit, nonprofit operation, operations, nonprofit law, business law, financial management, tax management, contracts, law and ethics, planned giving, nonprofit fundraising, cultural property, intellectual property, nonprofit development, law and policy, arts policy, public policy,

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