Lianhe Zaobao: Managing art is no easy feat

15 January 2024
Lianhe Zaobao
Media Coverage

Arts managers play a crucial role in the creative industries and undertake diverse responsibilities in supporting artists as well as arts and cultural organisations.

In this article exploring the role of arts managers in the creative ecosystem, Dr Jonathan Gander, Head, School of Creative Industries speaks about LASALLE’s BA (Hons) Arts Management programme, his teaching philosophy, and the diverse employment prospects for graduates.

Jonathan shares, “I do not educate students to become so-called professional management talents based on the dichotomy of managers or artists. My teaching philosophy is that anyone working in the creative industries must be guided by creative thinking to create arts or solve problems.”

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