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Global Arts Management Fellowship
Fellowship Washington, DC, US

Global Arts Management Fellowship

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The DeVos Institute Fellowship serves entrepreneurial executives in the arts and cultural sector who are prepared to look critically at their work, challenge assumptions, and develop rigorous strategies to address the most pressing challenges facing their organizations, regions, and art forms at large.

Fellows attend a four-week residency in Washington, D.C. in July for three consecutive years and engage in mentoring and cohort-based activities between residencies. The program is provided free of charge through a competitive application process.

Criteria

The fellowship is designed to be pursued through the context of each Fellow’s current organization. As such, applicants must:

  • Currently serve as the executive director (or equivalent) or the head of a major department within an arts or cultural organization in a paid, permanent capacity. While the program is equally impactful for leaders working in large and small organizations, the applicant’s organization must have a minimum of three full-time staff members, five years of consistent programming history, and an operating budget of at least the equivalent of $250,000 USD/€220,000 EUR;
  • Have an excellent command of business English, orally and written; and
  • Be able to commit to the full term of the Fellowship. (Washington D.C. residency dates are June 29–July 24, 2020; June 28–July 23, 2021; and June 27-July 22, 2022.)

Benefits

Fellows receive:

  • Air and ground transportation between Washington, D.C. and their state or country of residence
  • Lodging during the Fellowship
  • Per diem to cover living expenses during the Fellowship
  • Visa sponsorship (for international applicants)
  • Program materials