A special mix of professional and cultural development to throw into the spooky holiday week! Celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month with NYFA's round up of resources that ultimately will help strengthen diversity and equity within the field. We also highlight an all-day workshop for performing arts business owners and planners - it's free to attend but space is limited, so act fast! Read the whole round-up below and try not to get too self-conscious about what your arty tote says about you.
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
Pitching 101 in the Arts, Mara Vlatković, YPA NYC; Did you miss our pitching workshop held a few weeks ago at the Roger Smith Hotel? YPA Founder, Mara Vatković put together a few key action based take-aways from the informative evening. Like this? Sign up for our next development workshop on the Arts Job Interview on November 14.
Creative Careers | Disability Employment Awareness Month, Molly Martin, NYFA Current; NYFA contributes to disability employment awareness month in a huge way with this list of resources and tips for employers and advice for those seeking jobs.
How I Got My Art Job: The Met’s Sandra Jackson-Dumont on Why Museum Education Is Misunderstood, Sarah Cascone, Artnet News; The Met Museum's chairman of education is the first feature in the new "My Art Job," column over on Artnet. Expect professional advice and insight from New York leaders in the arts.
NYC Launches Survey on the Role of Public Monuments; Art Forum; Lead by Mayor Bill de Blasio's new commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers, a new survey has been launched to capture public opinion on the controversial issue. The deadline to weigh in on the issue is Nov. 27.
Dress Code: What Your Arty Tote Communicates to the World, Robert Grand, Artspace; If there is one item the art world loves, it's the tote bag. A quick short read on what your favorite artsy bag says about you.
Monday October 30
A quick, light documentary following youthful JR paired with the lovely quiet wise observer, Agnès Varda as they travel France in search of inspiration and storytelling
Ticket prices vary. Playing at the Lincoln Center Plazas, 150 W. 65th Street, New York
Wednesday, November 1
The New York Women’s Foundation Presents Women’s Leadership & The Lippman Commission
Women leaders from The Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, will discuss the work being done to help women entangled in the criminal justice system.
6:00-8:00pm; Free, Hunter College, 47-49 E. 65th St., New York
Friday November 3
Conversation on Delirious Art and Times
Artists Dara Birnbaum, Mel Bochner, Nancy Grossman, and Howardena Pindell discuss their work, the exhibition, and the relevance of delirium today with Kelly Baum, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. A performance scripted by noted critic Brian O'Doherty will follow.
6:30 - 8:00pm; Free but space is limited. The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue, New York
Resource & Career Fair for Entrepreneurial Performing Artists
This day workshop includes a Career Coaching session, financial, legal, and grant assistance for those working within the performing arts sector looking to start a business or project. Space is limited and this day is sure to fill up.
10am - 2pm; Free but registration is required. NYPL Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 88 Madison Ave., New York
- Studio Manager, SVA; NYFA Jobs
- Exhibitions and Art Fair Manager, Pace Gallery; NYFA Jobs
- Assistant Deputy Director, Education and Public Programs, MTA; AAM
- Marketing Coordinator, Ralph Applebaum Associates; AAM
- Manager, Social Media, VICELAND; Linkedin
- Special Events and Cultivation Assistant, Chashama; Art Frankly
- Communications Manager, Warhol Foundation; Art Job Bank