Call for Proposals Information


What to expect…

Educators, artists, program directors, students, and the curious are invited to participate in the sixth national meeting dedicated to arts entrepreneurship education. This conference will provide participants with opportunities to explore the intersections of business, the arts, and other disciplines in ways that enhance the teaching and learning of artistic enterprise. The Society's inclusive atmosphere enables all participants to connect with colleagues concerning pedagogical methods and larger currents in the field. A link to the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education's home page can be found here.

Session proposals should conform to one of three conference tracks:  

  • Research: papers presenting original research on arts entrepreneurship pedagogy, theory, and/or practice, which adhere to established empirical practice; 

  • Professional Development: interactive, hands-on workshops designed to strengthen conference attendees’ skills in developing programs, establishing partnerships, utilizing new pedagogical practices, etc.

  • New this year!– Arts Entrepreneurship Sandbox – Idea Development: Discussions, panels, and roundtables for developing research, emerging ideas, harnessing trends and overcoming obstacles

The Society hopes to attract proposals from an array of contributors: faculty, staff, undergraduates, graduate students, working artists, community leaders, and anyone willing to share their experiences as an arts entrepreneur.

The deadline for proposal submission is 5:00 pm EST on Monday, July 1, and notification will be sent by the end of July. 

Proposals should include a title, corresponding conference track, 250-word proposal, and a brief bio for each presenter. Workshop proposals should include a list of objectives/outcomes and an outline of planned activities. Presentation rooms include digital projectors and screens; presenters must use their own laptops/tablets with appropriate VGA or HDMI adapters.