For those looking for a change, our jobs section this week highlights listings and sources in the curatorial, development, and editorial sectors. The summer is usually a slower period for most arts organization so generally, a smoother time to make that job transition. Also be sure to check out the Reads and Feedssection where you can dive into NYFA's article on differentiating worthwhile job posts from the fraudulent listings. For those of you with the opposite problem and nervously debating how to take that next step within your current organization, mark your calendar for June 27th. YPA NYC is partnering with ELNYA for Women in the Arts Mentorship Workshop: Negotiation, an intimate panel discussion and Q&A with Mara Manus (New York State Council on the Arts) and Pauline Willis (The American Federation of Arts) on negotiation strategies. (Register here). It should be a productive and informative night but space is limited so register now! Enjoy our round-up below and have an active week!
Contrary to popular belief, not every project or exhibition needs a microsite, and museums don’t have to be on every social media channel or have their own app.
- JiaJia Fei, Director of Digital, Jewish Museum
Read and Feeds: Words that Lingered
Digital With a Lean Team, JiaJia Fei, prototypr.io; The Director of Digital at the Jewish Museum explains why sometimes less is more, even in the digital arena.
How music therapy and balance training entrepreneurs seek to help the aging population, Stephanie Baum, MedCityNews; Can singing and music help people with dementia and the elderly? One LA based startup thinks so.
What Will the $500 Million Shed Arts Center Actually Do? No One Seems to Know, Eileen Kinsella, Artnet News; It's been a mystery to us every time we reach the near-end of the High Line and are confronted with a massive building site. Good to know we're not alone.
Learn & Avoid These Arts Marketing Pet Peeves, Amy Jacobus, Amy Jacobus Marketing; Sage advice for arts marketers and artists alike on what not to do online.
ArtsHackers's Guide To Podcasting: Hardware, Jason Heath, ArtsHacker; If you, your organization or someone you know have been considering starting a podcast, this is your best guide to taking the first steps.
The Photographer Capturing the New York You've Never Noticed, Isaac Kaplan, Artsy; Not that we need any more reason to be in love with NYC, but this is beautiful.
This Week Around Town
MONDAY JUNE 12
Listening Session and Discussion: Stories of Neighborhood Change
Join an oral history listening session and discussion. Excerpts focus on community resilience and Crown Heights' economic, cultural, and spatial change.
6:30-8:00pm; Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201; Free
TUESDAY JUNE 13
From bad hygiene to bad habits, we humans have a long history of being gross people. Come to SASS and give in to the Gross.
7:00pm; The Bedford, 110 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249; Free
WEDNESDAY JUNE 14
NY Phil Concert in Central Park
One of our favorite summer activities in the city. Bring a blanket, small picnic, and enjoy a program of Dvořák, Bernstein and Gershwin.
8:00pm; Great Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan; Free
THURSDAY JUNE 15
NYC Dance Week
A full week (June 15 - 24) of free dance classes across the city in participating studios like Mark Morris Dance Center, Ailey Extension, and Peridance Capezio Center among others.
June 15 - 24; Across NYC; Free with registration
SUNDAY JUNE 18
Sunday at the Met: Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between
Explore the work of Rei Kawakubo as well as the design and curatorial vision for the exhibition with Andrew Bolton (Curator in Charge, The Costume Institute, The Met) and André Leon Talley (Contributing Editor, Vogue)
2:00-3:30pm; The Metropolitan Museum, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028; Free
- Communications and Marketing Manager, Performance Space 122, PS122
- Manager of Digital Fundraising & Engagement, Brooklyn Public Library
- Development Associate, Major Gifts, The Jewish Museum, NYFA Classifieds
- Public Relations Manager, Pace Gallery, ArtFrankly
- Dept-Communications-Administrative Assistant, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, LinkedIn