The Fellowship at the DeVos Institute of Art Management is an immersive program in arts management strategy designed to prepare mid-career arts managers for executive positions in today’s complex arts environment. Hosted at the nation’s cultural center and one of the largest and most dynamic performing arts institutions, the Fellowship offers a structured blend of academic training, hands-on work experience, independent and collective learning opportunities, and personalized mentoring.
The Performers in Transition Arts Management Fellowship is a program of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center designed to train professional performing artists with a proven dedication to transition into arts management. A structured blend of formal and hands-on training, the Fellowship combines arts management training with applied experience in producing a performance with a Brooklyn based organization.
The Fellowship is offered in conjunction with the BAM Professional Development Program, a collaboration between the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the DeVos Institute. The BAM PDP will provide professional development training and deeply discounted theater and rehearsal studio rental to a select group of Brooklyn non-profit organizations each year.
Launched in 2008, the DeVos Institute's Summer Fellowship for International Arts Managers offers international not-for-profit arts managers an immersive program of study in arts management strategy. For four weeks each summer, for three consecutive years, international Fellows participate in seminars, group projects, individual mentorships and practical assignments supervised by Institute faculty and Center senior staff. The Kennedy Center has hosted 64 Fellows in five classes from 38 countries.
The Summer Fellowship for International Arts Managers is supported in part by the Trust for Mutual Understanding.