The MMIAM Journey

A blog about the Master of Management
in International Arts Management program

A Texas Museum in an Increasingly Global World

An Interview with James Jillson

James is the Director of Development at the Nasher Sculpture Center and an Adjunct Lecturer of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship at SMU in Dallas, Texas. He works with the MMIAM students during their semester in Dallas to develop fundraising plans and lectures on various aspects of fundraising in the arts. Could you describe your …

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Adapting to Coronavirus in the Arts

An Interview with Courtney Kenyon

Courtney has experience in arts across the board, but fell in love with theatre at a young age. She was a longtime stage manager, music educator, and one time bailiff before she joined the MMIAM program to expand her horizons in the theatre world. She graduated in 2019 with the 6th cohort and is now …

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A Tale of Two Cultures:

An Interview with Laura Adlers

After working as a professional arts manager for over 20 years, Laura Adlers joined the second cohort of the MMIAM program and graduated in 2015. She was recently named Interim Executive Director of both The Elora Festival and The Elora Singers in Canada. Laura was previously the Editor of the MMIAM Journey Blog. What was …

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Expanding Horizons Through Dance:

An Interview with Charles Santos

Charles Santos is the Executive and Artistic Director of the Texas dance presenter TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND, and the newest member of MMIAM’s International Advisory Board. Charles curates dance performances/companies from all over the world to bring to North Texas through TITAS, which was recently rebranded as TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND to reflect the original and progressive nature of …

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