Every country, society, and culture places a different value on the arts.
It’s no secret that Americans love pop culture. Meanwhile, our symphonies, orchestras, and ballets are struggling to stay in business.
In Holland, social workers are trained in the arts for the purpose of improving communities and everyday quality of life through arts learning and participation.
Meanwhile, in Bali, gamelan concerts can last for hours and sometimes days.
In Lima, Peru, concerts often start two hours later than scheduled.
No matter where you go, there may be subtle or obvious cultural differences from the way we do things in the United States.
Working in the realm of international arts management means learning to understand and work with those cultural differences.Read More