Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




French Quarter Festivals, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that annually produces three festivals in the New Orleans area with the intention of promoting the Vieux Carré and the culture of the city. My internship began near the beginning of preparations for the 2015French Quarter Festival and concluded just after the event had passed. While the organization is very successful and French Quarter Festival has grown to be the largest free music festival in the United States, there remains room for improvement and growth within the organization. The following report serves as a case study of the organization and addresses issues that were revealed during both analysis and personal observations. The conclusion of the report includes recommendations intended to aide in the continual success and growth of the organization.


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