If you are struggling with advocating for arts funding, this is the report for you! We were so inspired and motivated by the newly released Americans for the Arts study that provides quantitative data for the arts industries' economic impact. In our Reads and Feeds section below the conversation about how digital media can be your biggest tool continues, while on Monday, the 92Y will dig deeper on what all that screen time means for our brains (and sanity). In The Hunt, our job database list is continually growing... be sure to explore each of these recommended resources in your pursuit for that next big career step.
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 Report, Americans for the Arts; Unveiled at their annual conference, AFTA released their fifth report tracking 341 communities of non-profit arts and cultural institutions' economic impact across the country. If you need help advocating for the cultural importance and crucial funding of the arts, this report lays out the hard to ignore data. These numbers alongside community storytelling can give you the ammo you need to make a difference. We highly recommend taking a closer look.
When pop stars have Instagram, they no longer need record labels, Amy X. Wang, Quartz; An analytic company is evaluating the way pop artists are using their social media handles to cut out the brand endorsements and record labels, gaining control over their success and vision. Could this spill into the visual arts, allowing artists to finally break free of gallery reign?
Arts Graduates Earn Least of Any Major, New Data Shows, Isaac Kaplan, Artsy; Sorry folks, while AFTA lays out the impressive economic impact of the arts, a new study by the U.K. Department of Education shows that Arts majors earn the least amount. Not that this surprises anyone but there has to be a way to close this troubling gap.
What to Ask for When a Company Won't Budge on Salary, According to Negotiation Coaches, Stacey Lastoe, The Muse; With our upcoming negotiation workshop on our minds, we loved this guide on how to negotiate your worth beyond just salary.
MONDAY, JUNE 19
How the Internet and Games Are Changing Our Brain
With platforms like Facebook and Instagram sending us notifications every five seconds, we are spending more time than ever in front of our screens. This seminar by Dr. Robert Reiner highlights the concept of internet/gaming addiction and provides a series of case studies that show how our brains are physically changing from screen overuse.
7pm, $30; 92Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
TUESDAY, JUNE 20
Night at the Museums
15 museum and cultural institutions in Lower Manhattan are staying open late and offering free admission for this special summer night of programming, exhibitions, and fun.
4pm - 8pm; Locations vary; Free
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
STALEY-WISE AND MAGNUM PHOTOS: WOMEN SEEING WOMEN
An exhibition dedication to the celebration of prominent women photographers from the fields of documentary and fashion photography... count us in.
Opening Reception: 6-8pm; 100 Crosby Street, New York, NY; Free
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tour
Brooklyn Brainery invites all to explore the rich artistic history of those who lie at the Green-Wood Cemetery. While you explore, stop by Sophie Calle's Creative Time Project, Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery, a 25 year long new public artwork.
11am - 1pm or 2pm - 4pm; Main entrance, 500 25th Street in Brooklyn; $20
- Program Coordinator, Midori & Friends; Arts USA Job Bank
- Editor and Publications Manager, The Rubin Museum of Art; NYFA Classifieds
- Public Relations Manager, Pace Gallery; Art Frankly
- Associate Cataloguer/Associate Specialist - Prints, Sotheby's; LinkedIn
- Part-Time Community Engagement Manager, Lincoln Center; The Muse
- Assistant Museum Educator, School and Educator Programs, The Met; AAM