Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship

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Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship

Mission

The Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship paves the way to the future of the arts by investing in student innovation and creativity, supporting arts entrepreneurship education and undertaking entrepreneurial activities and research.

Vision

The Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship focuses on educating students, artists and educators about how the principles of entrepreneurship can support the development of creative opportunities for all artists.

There are three major components of Pave:

  • Investment in and support for student-initiated arts-based ventures, both for-profit and nonprofit, in the Arts Venture Incubator
  • Public programming about arts entrepreneurship including speakers, workshops and a biennial symposium
  • Research in arts entrepreneurship, including the publication of the Arizona Arts Entrepreneur Toolkit now available for purchase

Pave’s activities are supported by: