While preparing this Arts Weekly, we actually laughed out loud at the brilliant TED Talk by Shawn Achor (see below). Not only did it cause a profound re-thinking around the concepts of happiness and success, but it also made us grateful that we work in an industry where it’s easy to find passion and joy through our love of arts. No matter how difficult our industry can be. Another Read this week is looking at how we need to re-think arts management courses and what curriculum changes should happen. Go to a mix of career development, earth day celebrations, and Dante readings this week. And lastly, Apply this time features two great professional development opportunities. Here we go, another week and another chance to find the happy secret to better work!
New understanding of the roles of arts managers: It’s time to say goodbye—Arts Management Network
Audience Engagement is NOT Community Engagement—Americans for the Arts
Fit for Gods and Kings: Animal-shaped Vases in the Ancient World (National Arts Club) Monday, April 15 | Free
Art @ Threes: Tape Art (Threes Brewing) Tuesday, April 16 | $25
Career AMA (SheSays NY) Wednesday, April 17 | $10
The Inferno of Dante Alighieri: A Reading (Cathedral of St. John the Divine) Thursday, April 18 | Free
Earth Day (Brooklyn Bridge Park) Saturday, April 20 | Free
NYFA Online Learning: Finding a Job in the Arts (Online) Tuesday, April 30 | $25
*Prof. Development* Museum Education Practicum - Deadline to apply: April 22 (Studio Museum in Harlem) via YPA Member
*Prof. Development* TCG’s Rising Leaders of Color - Deadline to apply: April 18 (Theatre Communications Group) via YPA Member
Marketing & Communications Associate (Mark Morris Dance Group) via YPA Member
Membership Specialist - Part-time (College Art Association) via YPA Member
Part-Time Workforce Administrator (Temporary Position) (ArtsPool) via ELNYA
CRM and Data Analytics Associate (Apollo Theater) via NYFA
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