Can you hear that? Yesterday the sound of activists, feminists, artists, and change-makers loudly banded together for both the Women's March and Art Action Day (AAD) for programs, art works, performances, and protests. AAD's motto Art Saves Democracy aims to promote unification in this turbulent time of political unrest and inequality. Read more in our Reads and Feeds section, where you can also catch a few resonating reads on career pursuit and growth. In Around Town a reminder that there is still time to reserve your Art of Empowerment ticket hosted by Women of Culture next weekend and plenty of programs that promote growth and personal, professional, and social development. The Hunt has a bit of something for everyone - marketing, development, sales, part-time, long-term - the right job is out there for you. And if you don't see something you like, be sure to explore each of The Hunt's job sites!
Reads and Feeds: Words that Lingered
A Day of “Beautiful Artistic Chaos” Will Mark the First Anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration, Benjamin Sutton for Hyperallergic; An introduction to Art Action Day, held in protest of the current administration on January 20, 2018 throughout the city.
Maker vs. Manager: How Your Schedule Can Make or Break You, Farnam Street; Consider whether you're a maker or manager in your work life and learn ways to better optimize your time, output, and success.
Hard Brexit Threatens 27,000 Creative Sector Jobs, Report Warns, Isaac Kaplan for Artsy; A new report was released analyzing the various outcomes of Brexit on the arts sector and it doesn't look good.
How I Got My Art Job: The Head of United States Artists on Why Giving Away Money Is More Complex Than You Know, Sarah Cascone for Artnet News; We are loving Artnet's new 'My Art Job' feature! CEO Deanna Haggag shares how she got her start in the arts, what it's like taking on a leadership role at a young age, and what it takes to understand the big picture of an organization in this insightful interview.
How to Manage Your Career, Kevin Granville for The New York Times; This article gets to the bottom line of what it takes to manage a successful career beginning with the foundation.
Tuesday January 23
Developing Resilience: The Key to Thriving in the Face of Stress and Adversity
Learn to de-stress and watch how that improves your overall goals and performance. This engaging seminar will give participants information to help them cope with stress, adversity and even trauma.
$30; 7pm; 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington, New York, NY
Thursday January 25
Book Launch: The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture by Alicia Eler — in conversation w/ Svetlana Kitto
Hear from the author of this book who looks at how social media has changed the way people connect, communicate, and present themselves to the world.
Free, RSVP appreciated; 7pm-9pm; Powerhouse @ the Archway, 28 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday January 27
Art of Empowerment with Women of Culture
Unleash your creativity and empower your confidence alongside cultured women at this day-long workshop retreat that includes painting, improv, meditation, and more!
$Prices vary; 10am - 6pm; Floating Lotus, 39 West 56th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave, New York, NY
Tuesday January 30
Shaping Policy in the Era of Alternative Facts, Fake News, and Digital Disruption
A panel discussion on digital and political disruption and the role of think tanks and policy developers in our current climate.
$20-40; 6:30-8pm; Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Wednesday, January 31
Immigrants Are Our Neighbor
Public Art Fund hosts a panel of experts to discuss the intersection of history, art, and activism.
Free; 6:30-8pm; Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard, New York, NY
Pretty Powerful: Appearance, Substance and Success
Confront the gaze and hear from the experiences of author, television, and talk radio host Eboni K. Williams and peers on how to become professionally empowered.
$29; 7:00pm; 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington, New York, NY
- Alumni Relations and Admissions Advisor, Sotheby's Institute of Art; NYFA Classifieds
- Visitor Content Coordinator, Jewish Museum; LinkedIn
- Sales Assistant, Pace Gallery; ArtFrankly
- Grants Assistant, New York Historical Society; NYFA Classifieds
- Development Assistant, Museum of the City of New York; LinkedIn
- Marketing Assistant (Part-Time), The Armory Show; ArtFrankly
- Catalogue Raisonne Project Manager, Helen Frankenthaler Catalogue Raissone, LLC; AAM
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