HELLO FRIEZE WEEK
We know, it's Frieze Week - we will keep this brief. Start the week with us and Sing for Hope at the debut of their new fleet of artist-designed street pianos and learn all the ways they help spread good vibes and unite communities around the city. Round out your week with Artnet News' guide to all the art fairs and happenings, a performance by Kalup Linzy at 8th Floor, and a celebration of women at the WOW Festival. We've got some reads and listens for the ride along the way!
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
Mini But Mighty: Why Small Museums Are Superheroes, Ashleigh Hibbins, Museumhack; Our friends over at ELNYA posted this article on Facebook and it sent me on an internet spiral of small weird museums across the U.S. Road trip, anyone?
Beyond the Fairs: Your Go-to Guide to Openings and Events During Frieze Week 2017, Sarbani Ghosh & Sarah Cascone, Artnet News; Our favorite comprehensive guide to all things Frieze Week! Now let's just hope the weather can stick to one season and the trains/ferries align!
Coach's Corner: Cover Letters, Sarah Corphon, NYFA Current; Cover letters can be so hard and yet they're so very crucial. Nailing the perfect pitch on paper for why you deserve an opportunity to speak in person about the position is so much easier after reading this guide. Go land that dream job!
This Week Around Town
MONDAY, MAY 1
YPA Networking Event @ Sing for Hope Pianos
Join us for a sneak peek at the new pianos and learn more about this fantastic organization! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
6:30pm - 8:00pm; 28 Liberty, New York; Free
TUESDAY, MAY 2
Orientation, Media Education at Bric Arts
Have an idea you want to turn into a free education based TV show? The Media Center and Brooklyn Free Speech invite you to take the first step at this orientation, towards taking their free and low-cost, high-quality media education courses and getting your own TV show on the New York Emmy-nominated Brooklyn Free Speech.
6:30pm; Free; The Media Center at Bric House, 647 Fulton Street
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3
Legal Primer for Visual Artists: Copyright, Fair Use, and Gallery Agreements
A Q&A with experienced art lawyers about legal and business pointers for visual artists. The event is hosted by NYFA and is co-sponsored by the New York City Bar Association's Art Law Committee.
6:00pm; Free; Hometown Gallery, 1002 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
THURSDAY, MAY 4
The Women of the World Festival
Join a powerful line-up of performances, conversations, and activism led by the Moth and Apollo Theater for the sixth annual WOW Festival.
May 4 - 7; prices vary; Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, more info here
Kalup Linzy Performance at 8th Floor's "The Intersectional Self"
Artist, Kalup Linzy will be performing a selection of songs that explore cultural stereotypes based on sexuality, race and gender.
7:00pm; Free; RSVP: RSVP: email@example.com; The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, NY
FRIDAY, MAY 5
The Review Panel with moderator David Cohen
Listen in while four leading art critics join in lively debate about the Whitney Biennial and other current exhibitions around the five boroughs.
7:00pm; Free; RSVP required; Central Library, Dweck Center
FOR THE HOMEBODY
I Hate My Boss Podcast
This professional advice based podcast goes far beyond the bold name. Their episodes tackle everything from uncomfortable gray co-worker boundaries, standard and not-so-standard inner office procedures, and how to unpack those stressful days that send you running to the nearest wine store. Perfect episode length for commutes or a quick lunch.
- Digital Media Strategist, Ad Lubow LLC, Artjobs.com
- Exhibitions and Program Manager, Center for Italian Modern Art, Art Frankly
- Production Manager, Bookforum Magazine, Nyfa Classfieds
- Registrar/Manager, Joan B Mirviss Ltd, American Alliance of Museums
- Program Manager, Producers Guild of America, Linkedin