Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




The internship report contains an analysis of The Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation as applied to the author's internship with the non-profit organization from January through May 2010. Included are a brief organizational history and a description of the intern's duties as assistant to both the gallery director and development associate. An analysis of the Foundation will be discussed as well as researched best practices for similar festivals, non-profit professionals, and other art organizations. The report will conclude with recommendations for organizational growth and improvement.