Conferences, Symposiums & Talks

Demystifying arts management as a profession

Demystifying arts management as a profession

Date & Time
Date: Fri 2 Feb 2024
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm


Lecture Theatre,
Block F Level 2 #F202, LASALLE


Free. The event will be streamed live via YouTube



Moderator: Shireen Marican, strategic business consultant at Desire Lines and part-time lecturer at LASALLE 
Guest speaker: Dr Kim Goodwin, lecturer MA Arts and Cultural Management, University of Melbourne
Panel of BA (Hons) Arts Management alumni: 

  • Caspar Francis, B2B and B2G entrepreneur, founder of RAWSPARK
  • Denise Dolendo, content producer at The Esplanade
  • Benedict Yu, transdisciplinary arts practitioner

The seminar will explore arts management careers' trajectories as well as existing challenges and opportunities in the creative arts sector in Singapore. The evening will open with a talk by guest speaker Dr Kim Goodwin from Australia who will introduce a framework for the discussion, stressing three interconnecting concepts which shape arts management career developments – careers, community and leadership. This model offers actionable strategies to empower arts management students and practitioners on their quest for professional fulfilment whilst building sustainable organisations with equitable employment.

Following Dr Goodwin's talk, there will be a panel discussion that brings together four BA (Hons) Arts Management alumni who will reflect on their career paths and to share practical advice to all interested who would like to pursue arts management as their future profession. 

This lecture is presented as: