Administrative Mentorships

Are you looking to grow in your arts administration career? Are you new to the field and have questions? Are you wanting to plot your career path? Are you working through a challenge in your current role or organization and needing guidance? If you answered "yes" to any of these, apply for the ICO's new administrative mentorship program. The ICO wants to help you grow in your career. Arts administrative mentorships offered across all areas including:

  • Executive director and/or general manager
  • Artistic
  • Operations
  • Development
  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Finance
  • Human Resources


Requirements & Guidelines

  • Open to all career arts administrators.
  • No application or program fees.
  • Membership in ICO is not needed to apply.
  • Rolling application process
  • No participation fee
    • We do ask that all mentees are associated with a current ICO member organization or become an ICO member at the individual level ($50/annually).
  • Flexible meeting options
  • 2-3 sessions at mutually agreeable times will be scheduled over a 9-12 month period. Meetings can happen over zoom (or similar platform), in-person, or in any combination. 

If you are a seasoned arts professional and interested in nurturing arts leaders in our state, we want you!

Become an ICO Mentor