Barbara Richman

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General Info

  • Co-founder, Strategic Arts Management
  • Consultant
  • Halifax/South Shore, NS

Artistic Discipline(S)

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

Areas of Consultation

  • Financial Management
  • Governance
  • Grant Writing
  • Operations
  • Revenue Generation
  • Strategic Planning

Additional Expertise

  • Program Planning
  • Organizational Health
  • Board Development

More About Barbara

Barbara Richman has worked for more than 30 years in the arts and heritage, assisting individuals, small and mid-sized companies, large organizations, and funding agencies.  During that time she has held executive management positions with Halifax Dance, Jest In Time Theatre, Symphony Nova Scotia, and Strategic Arts Management. She is known for her skills in crisis management, financial rebuilding, Board development, and Strategic Planning.  She has particular interest in organizational health, leadership development, and the building of infrastructure to support sustainability.  

Currently, Barbara works with clients across the country as free-lance consultant. An experienced educator, Barbara taught Arts Management at Dalhousie University for many years and continues to include training, mentoring and facilitation in her work with clients.