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Begin at the Beginning: Mission
MissionThe MISSION is an articulation of an arts group’s artistic and  programmatic purpose. It expresses your guiding  pr...
Mission of arts institutions   to MAKE, PRODUCE, CREATE   to PRESENT, SERVE, PROVIDE   to TEACH, EDUCATE   to STUDY, A...
Mission Statement:      La Mama E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Company)Mission: To develop, nurture, support, produce andpre...
Mission Statement:                   San Francisco BalletThe mission of San Francisco Ballet is to share the joy ofdance w...
Mission Statement:              Brooklyn Academy of MusicBAMs mission is to be the preeminentprogressive performing and ci...
Mission Statement:                    Walker Art CenterThe Walker Art Center, a catalyst for the creativeexpression of art...
Mission Statement:                     The New Museum                    NEW ART                    NEW IDEASwww.newmuseum...
Mission Statement:                           Banana Stand MediaBanana Stand Media is a content website/record labelbased i...
Mission Statement:             Disney CorporationTo produce unparalleled entertainmentexperiences based on the rich legacy...
Due for Week #:             Assignment 1: Your MissionHow would you describe your personal mission?(as a student, artist, ...
Mission: meTo engage with and support the work of those artists and arts  institutions that I find most meaningful;To furt...
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Lecture: Mission Statements for Arts Groups

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CAM1100 Introduction to Arts Management
Purchase College, SUNY
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  1. 1. Begin at the Beginning: Mission
  2. 2. MissionThe MISSION is an articulation of an arts group’s artistic and programmatic purpose. It expresses your guiding principle(s).The MISSION STATEMENT describes the central goals of the organization, the scope of its operations, and communicates its core values.
  3. 3. Mission of arts institutions to MAKE, PRODUCE, CREATE to PRESENT, SERVE, PROVIDE to TEACH, EDUCATE to STUDY, ADVOCATE
  4. 4. Mission Statement: La Mama E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Company)Mission: To develop, nurture, support, produce andpresent new and original performance work byartists of all nations and cultures.We believe that in order to flourish, art needs thecompany of colleagues, the spirit of collaboration, thecomfort of continuation, a public forum in which to beevaluated, and fiscal support.www.lamama.org
  5. 5. Mission Statement: San Francisco BalletThe mission of San Francisco Ballet is to share the joy ofdance with its community and around the globe and toprovide the highest caliber of dance training in its School.San Francisco Ballet seeks to enhance its position as oneof the worlds finest dance companies through its vitality,innovation, and diversity and through its uncompromisingcommitment to artistic excellence based in the classicalballet tradition.www.sfballet.org
  6. 6. Mission Statement: Brooklyn Academy of MusicBAMs mission is to be the preeminentprogressive performing and cinema artscenter of the twenty-first century.www.bam.org
  7. 7. Mission Statement: Walker Art CenterThe Walker Art Center, a catalyst for the creativeexpression of artists and the active engagementof audiences, examines the questions that shapeand inspire us as individuals, cultures, andcommunities.www.walkerart.org
  8. 8. Mission Statement: The New Museum NEW ART NEW IDEASwww.newmuseum.org
  9. 9. Mission Statement: Banana Stand MediaBanana Stand Media is a content website/record labelbased in Portland, Oregon. Banana Stand Media creates acommercially viable product from multi-track recordings ofintimate live shows held at The Banana Stand, a secretvenue in Southeast Portland. The Banana Stand’s goals are: creating marketable documentations of Portland’s live sound, offering a new stream of revenue to artists, and generating a sustainable model for content creation and distribution.www.bananastandmedia.com
  10. 10. Mission Statement: Disney CorporationTo produce unparalleled entertainmentexperiences based on the rich legacy of qualitycreative content and exceptional storytelling.
  11. 11. Due for Week #: Assignment 1: Your MissionHow would you describe your personal mission?(as a student, artist, arts manager, a community member, citizen, or other)? Purpose Guiding Principles250 words max. Submit through the Assignment Dropbox.
  12. 12. Mission: meTo engage with and support the work of those artists and arts institutions that I find most meaningful;To further their creative endeavors through the application of capable business and management practices; andTo teach an appreciation for the role of management and administration in the non-profit and commercial arts.

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