The slow, slow pace of August in the city has arrived. Now is the time to read up on new opportunities, get inspired, and start strategizing for new goals. We've got a few resources to help with that - an introduction to the opportunities database, NYFA Source, a workshop for beginning entrepreneurs at the NYPL, and plenty of jobs to sort through!
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
You can get art, with no buyer's remorse, at Minneapolis Art Lending Library, Alicia Eler, Star Tribune; A program introduced by Minneapolis Art Lending Library brings art consumption to the masses and continues to thrive five years after launching.
NYFA Source Inaugural Programs Round-Up, Mirielle Clifford, NYFA Current; An introduction to NYFA Source, a valuable resource database of thousands of opportunities for both artists and arts professionals. Learn tips on how to use it - then get to applying!
A Brief History of Emoji Art, All the Way to Hollywood, Amanda Hess, New York Times; A look into the tiny little illustrations we mindlessly use every day.
Sotheby’s Share Price Just Hit a Record High. Why?, Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News; Changes have been rampant under new direction at Sotheby's and their share price may be a direct indicator that the company is finding its footing again.
In the wake of a wave of closures, galleries are adapting to survive, Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper; Pop-up shows, temporary spaces, and focusing on clicks are a few tactics many adapting galleries are trying.
MONDAY JULY 31
Hinging on a Moment: Poets Reflect on Photography Expanded at Magnum Foundation
A follow-up evening to last month's Magnum Foundation symposium, Photography Expanded, poets and writers in the audience will showcase interpreters of the ideas and images presented by visual artists during that day.
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Magnum Foundation, 59 East 4th Street, 7W, New York, Free with Registration
TUESDAY AUGUST 1
Part 1: Your Business Hustle: Avoid Burnout and Depression at the New York Public Library
The first in a two-part series with entrepreneur Ramon Ray, on the biggest challenges and successes of starting your own business.
6:00 - 7:30pm; NYPL, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018; Free
FRIDAY AUGUST 5
Show & Tell: Peter Burr at Anthology Film Archives
Discover the work of Brooklyn-based new media artist, Peter Burr during a special screening of his animations and works. AFA's Show & Tell series showcases artists working in the commercial moving image realm by bringing them into the theater to discuss their work.
8:00pm; Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, New York; Tickets required
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
Press Play Fair at Pioneer Works
The inaugural fair is a day-long event where small presses, music labels, zines, and artist books will be exhibited. Also expect a community building Zine & Tape exchange, collage and collaborative archive experiences, live performances and more.
2pm - 11pm; 159 Pioneer Street, Red Hook, NY; Free with Registration
- Studio Assistant, Paul Chan Studio/Badlands Unlimited; NYFA Classifieds
- Coordinator of Civic Training Programs, National September 11 Memorial & Museum; AAM
- Administrative Assistant, Art Dealers Association of America; NYFA Classifieds
- Museum Educator, Intrepid Museum; Glassdoor
- Administrator, Latin American Art, Sotheby's Auction House; Linkedin
- Assistant Manager of Friends Group, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Glassdoor