Author: Laya Boquiren
This book is the product of the author’s grounded research and praxis in the multi-layered Philippine arts scene. This book surveys these different layers and narrates the dynamics and issues through selected cases that illustrate important concepts. It also introduces the basics of planning and development in arts organizations, arts programming, arts marketing, and sustaining initiatives. By underscoring the significance of managing the arts as a field of inquiry, it hopes to inspire and nurture our young leaders. Being philosophy-based yet written in a manner that the youth can easily comprehend, the contents and exercises in this book encourage higher-order thinking skills. This book teaches students how to conceptualize and implement projects in the arts.