Ok, now, let us get our frozen fingers warmed up so we can type this blog post. What just happened? How are we in the depths of winter now? We're scrambling to find our winter coats in the backs of our closets and reminded to start ticking off some of those looming end-of-year goals. What are your goals last bits of the year? Personally, we're looking to hone our interview skills at this week's Arts Job Interview workshop on Tuesday, November 14. We hope to see you there!
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
How to Answer "Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years; The Muse; In preparation to this week's workshop on The Arts Job Interview on Tuesday Nov 14, we're getting ready to answer all the standard questions thrown at art professionals. This article (and video) is a good start too. Think of it as homework. :)
What Boredom Does To You; Manoush Zomorodi, Nautilus; If you're anything like us, you might feel a certain amount of guilt when you're not being productive all day, every day. But then this article came around and now we're feeling slightly more like embracing this feeling called 'boredom'.
After Years of Controversy, the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Grand Ambitions Fall Short; Coline Milliard, Artsy; Delays happen. A few days, weeks or even sometimes months late is fine but five years? Although delays have become the standard for more cultural institutions within the UAE lately, The Louvre Abu Dhabi's grand debut five years past its promise, failed to wow.
Grasshopper Found Embedded in van Gogh Masterpiece; Kathleen Leighton, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Oh, the things we still discover in our favorite masterpieces. We knew about color discoveries and paintings on top of paintings. But, grasshoppers? That's a new one.
The Guggenheim Bilbao, 20 Years Later: How a Museum Transformed a City—and Why the ‘Bilbao Effect’ Has Been Impossible to Replicate; Jane Morris, artnet News; In view of the new Frank Gehry building for the LA Youth Orchestra, we're looking back at the Bilbao Effect and what it meant for the city in the Basque region of Spain.
Monday, November 13
From Napster to Netflix: A History of Media from 1999 to Today
Since the launch of Napster in 1999, there has been a massive transformation in how we create and consume media. This class charts the waves of change over the past two decades. We’ll talk about the upstarts and the big winners; about what has been lost and what has been gained.
7pm-9pm; $12; Prospect Heights Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights, New York
Tuesday, November 14
Professionals in the Arts Mentorship Session: The Arts Job Interview - Marketing & Development
ELNYA and YPA are joining forces in this hands-on workshop about arts job interviews. Learn from Erica Satin and Nella Vera about how to navigate your next interview and excel. There's still a few spots left, so grab your ticket now.
6:30pm; $11; The Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY
Wednesday, November 15
Tribeca Art + Culture Night
Tribeca Art + Culture Night is a quarterly urban art festival taking place in 20+ venues in Tribeca including non-profit art organizations, university galleries, design studios, alternative spaces, and fine art commercial galleries.
6pm - 9pm; Free; 291 Church Street, New York, NY
Friday, November 17
“Munch, Modernism, and Modernity” Annual Conference - Marketing the North
The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) Fall Open Studios is a two-day exhibition of international contemporary art presented by the 36 artists and curators from 22 countries currently in residence. Twice a year only, ISCP offers the public access to the inner sanctum of artists’ and curators’ studios to view artwork and share one-on-one conversations.
6pm; $10-$20; Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
- Part Time Customer Relations Representative, New York Philharmonic; NYFA Jobs
- Theatre Assistant, Scott Rudin Productions; LinkedIn
- Executive Grants Writer, The Bronx Museum of Arts; AAM jobHQ
- Director of Development & Communications, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York); NYFA Jobs
- Program Administrator, 92nd Street Y; Artjobs
- Administrative Associate, Fractured Atlas
- Development Manager, New Dramatists; Artjobs