AMS Analytics launches partnership with WolfBrown’s Audience Outlook Monitor to serve performing arts centers

Monitoring audience concerns and readiness to return will be key to managing our sector’s successful return to operation. This longitudinal study is designed to complement, not duplicate other efforts.  The key difference is a dedicated PAC cohort effort versus either national panel studies or individual organization efforts. The survey is designed to provide an opportunity […]

COVID 19 – How AMS is responding

It is certainly a difficult and complicated time in the arts, culture and entertainment space. AMS Planning & Research and AMS Analytics are committed to being vigilant and doing our share to help. Our first concern is, of course, our AMS team and their families. Already accustomed to remote working with a distributed team, and […]

AMS welcomes first Pathways to Consulting fellow!

AMS is delighted to announce our first Expanding Pathways to Consulting fellow, Renée Cox. Renée is a 2015 graduate of Howard University with a degree in Advertising. She’s currently an MFA candidate at UConn studying Arts Administration. Launched following extensive field consultation by Lynette Turner, a long-time senior associate with AMS, this first-in-the-field program is […]

Performing Arts Center Standard Reporting Handbook now available

We’re very excited to share the news that the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) has published the first handbook for performance reporting for Performing Arts Centers, a collaboration between AMS Analytics and the IAVM Research Committee. Performing arts centers (PACs) have long tracked performance indicators and many have engaged in formal benchmarking for over […]

Promotions at AMS

It is with great pleasure that AMS announces the promotions of Melora Cybul to the position of Project Manager and Meg Friedman to the position of Senior Consultant. Since joining the AMS team in 2015, Melora has worked on over 40 projects in facilities and business planning, operations assessment, program design, and industry research. She […]

AMS Expanding Pathways to Consulting Fellowship

AMS Planning & Research Launches Arts Management Consulting Fellowship Engaging participants of Color AMS is seeking qualified candidates of color for fellowships in our Southport, Connecticut office. This effort is being undertaken to help support and escalate involvement of individuals from groups that have been underrepresented in the arts and culture consulting field. Fellowships are […]

City of Beaverton Breaks Ground

AMS was engaged in late 2015 to complete a business planning study to more fully understand the potential operating and financial realities of the proposed Beaverton Center for the Arts. At that time, the City of Beaverton was in the planning stages of implementing a multi-functional facility that would include a performance venue, gallery, outdoor […]