For our first round up of the year, be sure to Read our new Event Recap for the Conflict Resolution workshop we held in partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts last Fall. Fractured Atlas’s guide to measuring your activity and productiveness is a great start towards a mindful and present new year. For Go, poster making, fundraising how-tos, and a concise list of art shows around town, you’ll find something for everyone. NYFA’s Emerging Leaders Boot camp is a valuable experience for taking your arts career to the next level and has a deadline quickly approaching at the end of the month - don’t wait to apply!Read More
Not sure if you’ve had enough of holiday parties yet? Well, enjoy the coming last few days to cram in celebrating with colleagues and friends before the year comes to a close. Events in the city are also slowly winding down in our GO section, but there’s always plenty to READ while enjoying some cozy warm drink and holiday sugary treats. And if you need a break from the stress of gift shopping, why not skim through open job opportunities under APPLY. Cheers to the holidays!Read More
As the weeks propel toward the new year, our Arts Weekly is a reminder to slow down and enjoy all the season has to offer. Learn about the new updated MTA station art in our Reads section and check out one of our favorite events, the Center for Performance Research’s Open House evening in Go. For Apply, open calls, administrative fellowships and jobs picked just for you. Onwards into the holidays.Read More
It’s the last sprint to the holiday break and doesn’t December just always feel a little too short? So many holiday parties, drinks, year-end festivities to go to before we wind down this year. While enjoying those cocktails, there’s always a chance to expand your network, and in READ we share an article on how to do so. This week we’re also loving the interview with one of our YPA Members Luiza Teixeira-Vesey from NYFA. We share mostly free events in our GO section, we know budget’s are tight during gifting season but that doesn’t mean you have to cut down on your outings. Under APPLY this week, we’re sharing a very special opportunity to volunteer with us! We would love to hear from you if you’re interested in contributing and gaining experience at the same time. Write us :)Read More
Welcome back and hello Monday! To help you jump straight into the holidays and support artists along the way, check out NYFA’s Holiday Gift Guide in our READ section. Work on managing your digital persona at two separate events in GO and keep your resume up to date and eyes peeled because we have lots of YPA Member recommendations in APPLY. All that and more below!Read More
It cometh our way—a well-deserved break for all of us! Hopefully a lot of turkey, family, and friends time is in your future. And if you’re travelling, may the roads be clear and the airport lines short. For a travel Read, we’ve included articles on Louis Armstrong and the cult of creativity, or maybe you want to start a daily sketchbook? If you’re still in the city this week, there are still some events at NYFA and the Museum of Jewish Heritage to Go to. And maybe after you’ve recovered from your food coma you want to Apply for some jobs?Read More
This week we salute our veterans, the brave humans who fought in wars home and abroad. The ability for the arts to have a positive transformative influence on veterans, particularly those affected by PTSD is a powerful, new sector in the arts that is affecting real change. This week, Read further about the efforts to bring the healing qualities of the arts to those in the military with Americans for the Arts and if this peaks your attention, be sure to explore the Apply section for an open opportunity to work in field. Go connect with yourself at a guided meditation and lecture at the ICP Museum lead by Art + Feminism co-founder, Jacqueline Mabey—you deserve it!Read More
Let’s make sure we all get out and vote tomorrow, folks! Find your local NYC poll site here, if you haven’t done so already, and execute your civic duty. If the political climate has you looking for a little hope, read about how an entire community helped a local bookstore move in our READ section. In GO we’re already looking ahead to next week’s YPA November Event, join us at the ICP Young Patrons Party. If you’ve always looked for an easy way to borrow any type of equipment (electronics, photography, film, etc.), there’s now a site for that called Fat Llama (see below). Lastly, a good way to always keep your career on its toes is to check out job opportunities under APPLY.Read More
Harvest negative feelings into productive conversations and creative friction at tonight’s workshop hosted in partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts. Three leaders in the arts, Judith Pineiro, Executive Director at Association of Art Museum Curators, Maria Villafranca, Director of Communications at The Andy Warhol Foundation, and Renee Foster, Chair of Fundraising and Development for the Universal Hip Hop Museum, will share strategies and advice to successfully tackle conflict resolution in the work space. Can’t make this session? Plenty of ways to expand your comfort zone in this week’s Art Weekly below!Read More
We don’t know about you, but colder days for us mean it’s just a tad harder to be out and about and be social. But we’ll give you plenty of reasons to do so in our GO section. And if networking or making new friends is not your forte, we have some advice under READ. Introvert or not, it’s always a good reminder to focus on asking great questions while networking. We’re looking forward to our event in partnership with NYFA’s Emerging Leaders program “Managing Up and Down: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace” on Monday, Oct. 29 (register now!). As always, we have job opportunities for you to APPLY as well.Read More
You know those days that could use a few extra hours? All of last week felt like that for us. But especially so when we discovered the “Arts + Social Impact Explorer” by Americans for the Arts. Not only is it a great resource for stats, facts, and data, but each segment includes an additional reading list that makes us wish for extra reading time. Under GO this week, we’re excited to share our next event in partnership with NYFA’s Emerging Leaders program “Managing Up and Down: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace” on Monday, Oct. 29 (register now!). Lastly, even if you have a full-time job, you might want to consider becoming a "People Mover” at National Sawdust for two days? We were intrigued. More below under APPLY.Read More
Feeling down after a tumultuous week that bled into the weekend? US TOO. If only all our problems would self-destruct just like Banksy’s latest stunt. But there is no better time to get educated, connect with your community, and rally together. Below are some reads, events, and new horizons toward a brighter, more inclusive, and fair future. Because we can’t stay stagnant, not in times like these. Onwards.Read More
Is sniffly cold season here? While we can’t promise reading poetry will help you beat a stuffy nose, research has shown that poetry has quite surprising effects on recovery and pain reduction, Read more below. We’re thrilled this week about the upcoming Mile Long Opera on the High Line and are looking forward to seeing some of you there and at other events in our Go section. Apply is full of positions sent to us by YPA members (thank you!).Read More
With fall officially upon us, so begins one of the busiest and culturally rich seasons - so keeping this to the point. Reads offers a range of proactive resources and information from technology to supporting inclusion in the field. Go takes you all around town (and online) to hear from art leaders, technology experts, and artists in the city. Apply is heavy on development oriented jobs this week but be sure to check out the job board resources used if you don’t see the role for you.Read More
Who knew that sometimes all you need to become more creative is to start dating someone from another culture than yours? If it were only that simple. Instead, we’re working on coping with our failures and learning how to become better at parties in our Read section, so we can utilize our newly acquired skills at events in our Go section. And if you’re on the hunt for new opportunities, head over to Apply for new jobs. And make sure to snag your ticket for the Affordable Art Fair this month with a special YPA ticket offer.
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Find the motivation you need and organize efficiently into a new week, as we take on interviews, strategic planning, and the social impact of arts in our Read & GoYPA Arts Weekly sections. Apply features a surplus of member newsletter only job referrals but check out a full round-up on the blog. Tipping our Art Admins hats off to you and the productive week ahead!
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Full steam ahead for all of us after this lovely Labor Day Weekend!
We hope you managed to get some well-deserved rest and are ready to conquer this new school year and programming season. Even if you're not on a semester/season schedule, doesn't it always feel like new beginnings after Labor Day? We might not be doing our usual back-to-school shopping anymore (new notebooks and pens, anyone?) but leaving the slow summer behind, we're ready to take on new work projects, geared with YPA arts resources, and looking forward to plenty of YPA events this fall!
More, as always, in this week's round-up below.
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YES, you can is the theme of the week!
You can handle that difficult boss by learning strategies for managing up and establishing stronger communication. You can disagree in a professional manner with those more powerful than you in the office, and you can (and probably should) take risks and think out of the box to activate engagement for your organization. Embrace your ability to learn, grow, and participate and check out highlights from this week's round-up below!
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Workplace family, DEI initiatives, and artist morning routines. We're covering a lot in our Reads section this week. Does your morning routine match a famous artist's? Then use the last summer weeks to apply for jobs or check out more highlights below and the full list on the YPA Blog!
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This week, our round-up features strategies for creating plans, busting down blocks and building a more attainable future.
In Reads, an argument to consider the use of language and terms within arts management is explored and AMFA lays out a step by step guide for drafting a cohesive marketing plan. For Go, get your grant questions answered at the first session with Brooklyn Arts Council and last call for Shakespeare in the Park! We grabbed standby tickets after work and enjoyed the quintessential NYC summer night. What's left on your summer-time bucket list before it’s too late? If 'apply for jobs' is on that list, as usual - you're covered. Check out highlights below and the full shiny new list on the YPA Blog!
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