Events and Info Sessions

Program Director Kevin Maifeld speaks with prospective students at a Graduate Open House.

Seattle Arts Leadership Conference

The MFA in Arts Leadership Program is proud to present the 2019 conference, [RE]CONNECT: Courageous Arts Leadership in Turbulent Times on March 2, 2019. Visit the Arts Leadership Conference page for more information.

  • Register by February 15 at Eventbrite to save on conference costs!


MFA Arts Leadership Information Sessions

Come learn about Seattle U's MFA in Arts Leadership Program! You will hear where many of our alumni have gone on to work after earning their degree from this program, as well as what you'll be studying in your two years in the program, particularly with regard to the graduate management practicum experience. You'll also have an opportunity to ask questions of the program director.

We have both in person and virtual information sessions.  In person sessions are from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and take place in the MFA offices at 1401 E Jefferson Street.  Virtual info sessions are conducted with a free video conference tool called Zoom. Times are noted in PST. Please join us by RSVPing through the links below.

In Person Info Sessions:
Tuesday, February 12
Thursday, March 7
Wednesday, April 17

Virtual Info Sessions:  
Friday, February 8, 12-12:45pm PST
Monday, March 11, 12-12:45pm PST
Wednesday, April 10, 11-11:45am PST
Tuesday, May 14, 10-10:45am PST
Thursday, June 20, 11-11:45am PST

If you would like to meet the Program Director, sit in on a class, or get a campus tour from a current student, please contact Rachel Betron.

Here's a link to our Campus Map to help you find your way. Need more details or want to schedule a campus visit? Get in touch.


Arts Leadership Book Club

The BA and MFA Arts Leadership community is invited to participate in our inaugural book club series. The series will provide space to dive deeper into one's process and positionality as an intersectional art leader. All book club events will take place in the JEFF 401 Classroom at Seattle University.

Book Club Sessions:

RSVP to a book club event by contacting Rachel Betron.

Nina Yarbrough, MFA alumna
Nina Yarbrough, MFA '16

Business Development Manager
Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas

Charly McCreary, MFA alumna
Charly McCreary, MFA '15

Founding Member
The Cabiri

Ben McCarthy MFA Alumnus
Ben McCarthy, MFA '15

Executive Director
Three Dollar Cinema

Meini Li, MFA Alumna
Meini Li, MFA '14

Advancement Manager
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra

Events and Information Sessions

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Kevin Maifeld, MFA
Arts Leadership Programs Director
JEFF 401

Rosa Joshi 
Chair, Performing Arts & Arts Leadership

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