Appointed as Arts Manager, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Ethnomusicology, University of Virginia

Position Description

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) generates and supports high quality arts and cultural experiences for Los Angeles’ 4 million residents and 26 million annual visitors. DCA advances the social and economic impact of the arts and ensures access to diverse and enriching cultural activities through: grant making, marketing, public art, community arts programming, arts education, and building partnerships with artists and arts and cultural organizations in neighborhoods throughout the City of Los Angeles. The Arts Manager position will offer an intradisciplinary arts management experience as well as a longerterm and focused engagement with substantive DCA projects.