Events and Info Sessions

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, Byron Au Yong.

In-Person Events

Here's a link to our Campus Map to help you find your way. 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 us.

Arts Leadership Book Club

The Arts Leadership community hosted the second annual book club series, supported by the Center for Jesuit Education Jesuit Endowed Mission Fund. The series provided space to dive deeper into one's process and positionality as an intersectional art leader. Learn more about the Arts Leadership book club by visiting the Lemieux Library Arts Leadership Book Club Library Guide. The 2022-23 theme is "Queering the Arts", with two events taking place in Winter Quarter and one planned for May 17, 2023 at the Seattle LGBTQ Center.

Students, faculty, and community gather for book club

MFA Summary Project Presentations

MFA'23 Summary Project Save the Date

Through applied research methods, each project is a culmination of a student’s inquiry into an arts field of practice. This includes projects rooted in cultural equity, creative placemaking, teaching artist pedagogy, audience and field analysis, strategic business plans, resistance activism, youth engagement and education, community storytelling and journalism, digital design and influence, and formation of new artistic works and spaces. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to learn updated information about the event and online streaming.


The MFA Class of 2019 in their graduation regalia.
The MFA Class of 2019 and faculty at graduation on June 16, 2019. 

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Upcoming Events


  • Ashley Miller, EdD

    Ashley Miller, EdD

    Graduate Admissions Counselor
    (206) 296-5774

  • Office Information

    Hunthausen Hall
    901 12th Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98122

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2024!

No application fee