From students engaged in real-world and innovative learning opportunities to faculty and staff delivering current and relevant cohesive curriculum and classes, our collection of news and stories brings you the latest from the Bolz Center for Arts Administration.


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Finding Passion in the Face of Uncertainty

March 31, 2021

In the summer of 2018, I decided to attend law school. I thought this would allow me to be a generalist, and that I could specialize later in my career. However, following this path prevented …

No Better Time Than the Present: Applying to Graduate School During the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

I am honored to write that I have been afforded a great opportunity to grow and evolve as a student within the Wisconsin School of Business, Bolz Center for Arts Administration. In 2013, I received …

Embracing the Beauty of Pivot

March 3, 2021

Throughout the past year, the top three most overused words (in my opinion) have been “unprecedented,” “Zoom,” and everyone’s new favorite word: “PIVOT”. Almost one year ago, I was finishing up my third and final …

Over Halfway There: MA-ACE Class of 2021

February 23, 2021

I am filled with emotions as I write this blog post. With gratitude for my blessings, I am excited about the future. To forecast one’s future, it is helpful to understand one’s past and present. …

"Even the Genius Asks Questions": Learning, Evolving and Disrupting in the Midst of Change

February 16, 2021

From the time I was a little girl, I have always asked questions. I bombarded my family with questions like, “Why was the sky blue?” or “How do people get to the moon?” or “Why …

Utilizing the 'Great Pause' to Innovate and Inform the Work of Arts Organizations

February 11, 2021

Happy February! Despite the fact that it is currently negative 11 degrees outside, I am very grateful to be in Madison as a graduate student in the Bolz Center’s Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership program. …

2020 Reflections and Looking to a Bright Future!

February 2, 2021

Happy new year! My name is Lexi, and I am an honored Bolzie in the inaugural class of the Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership master’s program.  While I, along with many others, am happy that …

Exploring New Pathways

December 22, 2020

Music has provided me with a community space that I have used to develop my confidence and leadership, as well as an appreciation for listening to my peers. It is my passion for music that …

Patience and Perseverance

December 14, 2020

Hello readers, my name is Emily Goretski and I am honored to be writing to you as a member of the MA in Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership cohort! A bit about my background – …

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