Arts & Cultural Management

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High-impact performing arts and cultural organizations around the world choose Blackbaud management software to drive success.
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As an arts and cultural organization, you hold your productions, exhibits, and facilities to the highest creative standards and we believe your technology should be just as extraordinary.


Aquariums, Gardens, Museums and Zoos

Turn visitors into members and donors with a connected cloud solution that gives you a clear view of your supporters.

  • Ticketing & Membership
  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Group Sales & Tours
  • Camps & Classes
  • Financial Management
  • Payment Services
  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Retail Management


Performing Arts

Identify and engage potential donors and life-long supporters in your audience by complementing your reserved seating ticketing with best in class fundraising, analytics, accounting, and more.

  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Financial Management
  • Event Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Payment Services
  • Marketing


Cultural Foundations and other Arts Groups

Accomplish the mission of your cultural foundation or other arts group with the tools you need to engage your community, secure funding, steward it effectively and grant it strategically.

  • Grants Management
  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Donor Acquisition & Stewardship
  • Financial Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Marketing
  • Event Management

An Expert Community, Driving Results:

30+ years

driving impact for arts and cultural organizations


of Blackbaud experts dedicated to arts and cultural organizations


in revenue processed for arts and cultural customers in 2017

The Cloud Solution for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Purpose-built to drive digital transformation and impact across your company. Flexible and scalable to work the way you want.


Connect your organization with a consistent user experience, shared data, and leading-edge cloud innovation.

  • Ticketing and Membership

    Ticketing and Membership

    • Member Benefits
    • General Admission Ticketing
    • Camps and Classes Registration
    • Groups and Tours
  • Financial Management

    Financial Management

    • Accounting
    • Grants Management
  • Payment Services

    Payment Services

    • Merchant Services
    • Credit Card Updater
    • Payables
  • Fundraising and Relationship Management

    Fundraising and Relationship Management

    • Member Relations
    • Fundraising
    • Event Management
    • Volunteer Management
    • Prospect Management
  • Marketing and Engagement

    Marketing and Engagement

    • Marketing and Communications
    • Social Listening and Influencer Engagement
    • Website Management
  • Analytics


    • Modeling and Prospect Research
    • Data Enrichment Services
    • Direct Marketing
    • Benchmarking

Proven arts and cultural management solutions, from the front desk to the back office.

Build and grow lifelong, loyal patron relationships and ensure your organization maximizes its revenue, no matter what size your team is.

Blackbaud’s purpose-built solutions enable your arts and cultural organization to:

  • Find and engage an audience passionate about your mission
  • Make a lasting impression on your visitors with a seamless experience from ticket purchase to visit
  • Build effective, loyal relationships through unmatched analytics that provide a clear view into your patron engagement
  • Create ongoing revenue streams by turning inspired visitors into members and donors
  • Connect your organization, maximizing productivity so you can spend more time building relationships with your audience

Blackbaud's arts and cultural management solutions are backed by over 30 years of expertise, translated into meaningful and relevant support with expert onboarding, in-product help, and an active peer community.

Arts and Culture Software Solutions

Industry-leading solutions from a trusted partner.

Merchant Services

Spend more time on your mission and less on payment processing.

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Grow members and donors with the power of data.

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A consolidated view of visitors, members, and donors.

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Employee Giving and Volunteering

Empower your employees to build a better world.

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Give strategically.

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Fund Accounting

All the tools you need for a successful and compliant finance office.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Build your fanbase and leverage their reach.

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Advanced automation for strategic campaigns.

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Arts and Cultural Management Resources

Trying to cut down on line-time for ticket holders? Feeling left out of the fundraising loop? The arts and cultural team at Blackbaud has you covered with our very own repertoire of resources.


The Donor Tree


How to Help Board Members Become Incredible Fundraisers


Master the Board Meeting


New Board Member Onboarding Basics

Ready to learn more?

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