The complex issues involved in working in arts and culture today can challenge even the most skilled individuals.
Using our first-hand experience in the arts, and working with faculty from leading business and graduate schools, we develop programs that will help you find new opportunities and manage the people and resources needed for success.

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NAS Summit

2 Days | Minneapolis, MN

Annual summit for members of the NAS network to work together to tackle challenges and to explore how biases and our approach to leadership affects our work.

Change Network: South Dakota

One Year | Blended | Online + South Dakota

This year-long program will support you as you advance both the skills and networks you…


Change Network: North Dakota

One Year | Blended | Online + North Dakota

This year-long program will support you as you advance both the skills and networks you…


Creative Community Fellows

9 Months | Blended | Vermont | New England

Driving transformation through arts and culture can be daunting, difficult and often lonely. Creative Community…


Inspiring & Motivating Arts & Culture Teams

5 weeks | Online

In this on-demand course from NAS and University of Michigan, Ross School of Business you will learn how to diagnose and solve motivation problems so that you can bring out the best in your people.


Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy

8 Months | Blended: Online + University of Pennsylvania

We’ve partnered with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice to build…

Leading Innovation in Arts & Culture

8 Weeks | Online

Developed by David Owens at Vanderbilt University and customized for the cultural sector by National Arts…


The Chief Executive Program

1 Year | Harvard & Sundance

Spend a year with NAS and international cohort of 50 artistic and executive leaders. Learn from leading experts and from each other. Gain new perspectives, tools and connections to increase your abilities and impact.

Arts & Culture Strategy

5 Weeks | Online

During the course, we will combine an overview of the field and management theory with…

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