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Tour @ The Other Art Fair: Brooklyn
May
2
8:00 PM20:00

Tour @ The Other Art Fair: Brooklyn

Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair returns to Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Expo Center from May 2-5,  to showcase 130 independent and emerging artists, each handpicked by a committee of art world experts.

The Other Art Fair is delighted to offer all YPA members access to the Private View opening on Thursday, May 2 (6 – 10 pm.). Tickets also gain entry to the public days (Fri, May 3 – Sun, May 5).

YPA members will also enjoy a special tour led by Saatchi Art curator Monty Preston.

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YPA @ Affordable Art Fair
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

YPA @ Affordable Art Fair

YPA is excited to be a Cultural Partner for the Affordable Art Fair and offer our Members a limited number of VIP Preview tickets, and $10 general admission tickets

Join us during the Private Opening of the Affordable Art Fair for an exclusive first look of the fair. The event will include a complimentary drink as we explore two different exhibitor levels.

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Signature Theater - Arts & Cultural Professionals Happy Hour (Aug 2018)
Aug
21
5:30 PM17:30

Signature Theater - Arts & Cultural Professionals Happy Hour (Aug 2018)

Join us at the iconic Signature Theater cafe + bar for an Arts & Cultural Professionals Happy Hour!

With summer wrapping up and the Fall season full speed ahead, it's the perfect time to connect and learn about YPA's upcoming member's season. Enjoy discounted drinks ($5 Beer, $6 Wine, and $7 Liquor) and network with fellow YPA members and art administrators. Frosé anyone?

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YPA Happy Hour (April 2018)
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

YPA Happy Hour (April 2018)

Join us for a no-frills, no-fuss, but all-the-fun Happy Hour in April!

This is an opportunity to meet like-minded arts professionals in the city and chat about our shared experiences working in the art world. No issue is off-topic, if you want to gush about your newly adopted rescue-puppy instead of the gala you're working on, we won't hold it against you.

RSVP now to let us know you can make it.

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Affordable Art Fair - Art After Dark (March 2018)
Mar
22
5:30 PM17:30

Affordable Art Fair - Art After Dark (March 2018)

The spring art season is starting, and the Affordable Art Fair is just around the corner!

YPA is thrilled to join Art After Dark, an exciting evening party created for young professionals and new buyers to discover original, contemporary art while sipping drinks with colleagues or friends. The special event aims to inspire young professionals to fall in love with art. So whether you're an experienced art-fair-goer or have never been to an art fair in your life, this is the event for you. 

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Art Collecting and Social Media Panel with Young Collectors Circle
Mar
9
6:30 PM18:30

Art Collecting and Social Media Panel with Young Collectors Circle

Add one more stop to your Armory week itinerary and join us for a special networking and development event hosted by Amsterdam's Young Collectors Circle. The evening will begin with a panel on NY Collecting and Social Media tactics moderated by Young Collectors Circle-founder Nienke van der Wal and featuring Noreen Chadha, citizenM Hotel, Mark Rosen, Artsy, collector Gary Yeh, and visual artist Katie Stout followed by a networking hour. 

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Professionals in the Arts Mentorship Session: What’s in a Promotion?
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Professionals in the Arts Mentorship Session: What’s in a Promotion?

Join us for a practical session on how to navigate promotions of all kinds with industry experts in your field.

The arts organizations come in a variety of sizes and structures. When there is no straight path in your career journey or you’re dealing with a very flat and small hierarchy within your organization, how do you ensure you keep growing? What is a promotion in such circumstances? And how do you actually get one?

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Professionals in the Arts Mentorship Session: The Arts Job Interview - Marketing & Development
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Professionals in the Arts Mentorship Session: The Arts Job Interview - Marketing & Development

Learn what skills are essential for jobs in marketing, development, and fundraising in the arts, and how to excel at interviews.

Job interviews can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience, especially within fields that require personable, discreet, and communicative qualities (ahem, hello Marketing & Development!). YPA and ELYNA believe that practice and preparation makes perfect - so why not enact all your interview fears in a safe environment? Experienced marketing and development professionals will lead this mentorship session and lend advice that will make your next interview successful.  

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Affordable Art Fair - Art After Dark
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Affordable Art Fair - Art After Dark

The fall art season is starting, and the Affordable Art Fair is just around the corner!

YPA is thrilled to join Art After Dark, an exciting evening party created for young professionals and new buyers to discover original, contemporary art while sipping drinks with colleagues or friends. The special event aims to inspire young professionals to fall in love with art. So whether you're an experienced art-fair-goer or have never been to an art fair in your life, this is the event for you. 

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Feb 2017 - Bard Graduate Center
Feb
5
1:00 PM13:00

Feb 2017 - Bard Graduate Center

Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions

Join us on Sunday, February 5th at 1 PM for a private look at Bard Graduate Center’s Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions, the first large-scale exhibition to focus solely on the French graphic artist, architect, and interior designer known for his eclectic taste and significant contributions to the Empire style in post-revolutionary France. In her tour, “Percier in Progress,” graduate student educator Persephone Allen will lead YPA members in an inquiry-based exploration of 3-4 exhibition objects, shedding light on Percier’s artistic training, development, and professional praxis in a period of political uncertainty.

Persephone Allen is a second-year Master’s student and Public Programs Fellow at Bard Graduate Center. Her academic work at BGC explores the material culture of Modernism and the legacy of the Bauhaus. She has five years experience working in education and holds a BA/MA in History from the University of Edinburgh.

Date: Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 1 PM

Location: Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 18 W 86th Street, New York, 10024

More details: click here or view event details on our Facebook page here.

Photograph by Bruce M. White

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Nov 2016 - Panel @ NYU
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Nov 2016 - Panel @ NYU

  • NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions, Einstein Auditorium, (map)
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Panel Discussion: ART & WORTH: ESTABLISHING PAY EQUITY IN THE ARTS

Join us this month for a panel discussion at NYU, including leaders in the arts industry to discuss the following questions:

  • Are art professionals compensated fairly and equally?
  • How do you create a sustainable career as an arts professional?
  • As a non-profit or cultural institution, how can you ensure your staff is compensated fairly and decently, without jeopardizing the health of your organization?
  • What steps can be taken in the industry as a whole to establish pay equity?
  • How do we leverage the best talent and retain them in the art world?

A discussion on supporting art careers and organizations with: 

Dusica Kirjakovic, Executive Director, Lower East Side Print Shop

Nicole Reiner, Director of Development, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Amy Whitaker, Author of Art Thinking and Assistant Prof. of Visual Arts Management, NYU

Date: Monday, November 14, 2016, 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions, Einstein Auditorium, 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York, NY 10003
RSVP required: Click here to RSVP
Visit the Facebook Page. 

Hosted by Young Professionals in the Arts - NYC and Emerging Leaders of NY Arts (ELNYA) in partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts's Emerging Leaders Boot Camp.

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Oct 2016 - Bushwick Open Studios Scavenger Hunt
Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

Oct 2016 - Bushwick Open Studios Scavenger Hunt

  • 56 Bogart Street Brooklyn, NY, 11206 United States (map)
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Bushwick Open Studios

Meet us in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 1st to explore Bushwick Open Studioslike you never have before. We will meet at 56 Bogart where YPA-ers will receive their mission, a scavenger hunt race traveling through Bushwick’s vibrant art scene of industrial warehouses filled with studios, galleries, and plenty of street art along the way. Afterwards, we’ll meet back up at Heavy Woods Bar to recap with refreshing beer on tap. 
 

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY 11237

RSVP required: Click here to fill out form OR email ypa@ypanyc.com

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Sept 2016 - Artsy HQ
Sep
9
6:00 PM18:00

Sept 2016 - Artsy HQ

Life Imitates Art: Working in the (Online) Art World

YPA had a Talk and Happy Hour at Artsy’s swanky downtown offices. We had the opportunity to hear from Catherine Henry, a Gallery Relations Lead at Artsy and Associate Director of OnSite.

Speaker: Catherine Henry is a Gallery Relations Lead at Artsy and Associate Director of OnSite, Artsy’s global series of events featuring the world’s most critically-acclaimed contemporary artists and current exhibitions, held in collaboration with Artsy’s network of partner galleries, museums and other non-profit institutions. When she’s not at Artsy, Catherine serves as a Creative Time Ambassador. Prior to joining Artsy in 2014, Catherine worked for Gagosian Gallery.

Date: Friday, September 9, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 401 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10013

You can also view event details on our Facebook page.

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May 2016 - MTArt (Armory Week)
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

May 2016 - MTArt (Armory Week)

Round out your art-dominated Frieze weekend plans with YPA at a special viewing of the MTArt exhibition by Union Square.

HYPERION, features a selection of works from artists Scarlett BowmanAnna FafaliouWalter & ZonielLina Iris Viktor and Tristan Pigott, each artist project can be viewed in isolation but also understood as part of a collaborative and interactive endeavour to contemplate and question notions of self, memory, time and materiality.

MTArt is a pioneering talent agency promoting influential artists across the globe. CEO, Marine Tanguy will introduce MTArt’s mentality and tagline: “Don’t invest in art, invest in artists” before YPA Members experience this innovative exhibition and meet the artists.

Date: Monday, May 09, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Meeting Location: 119 E 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
You can also view event details on our Facebook page.

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April 2016 - Float in SoHo
Apr
16
1:00 PM13:00

April 2016 - Float in SoHo

Tour of SoHo with art based start-up Float Traveler and the Founder himself, Sascha Mombartz

From industrial wasteland to artist colony

Experience SoHo in a way you’ve never seen it before. Dive into the Cast Iron District and learn how it transformed from farmland to a dark and dangerous industrial wasteland that later became a progressive and productive breeding ground for artists.

Discover remarkable art installations by Walter DeMaria and inspired live-work spaces by Donald Judd. Explore a monumental wall sculpture and its connection to the museum on the moon. Contemplate the idea of permanent public art and learn how NYU got its hands on a Picasso – but is it really a Picasso?

Join the tour to discover how artists and innovators made New York the vibrant cultural hub it is today!

Stories & People include:
The New York Earth Room, Donald Judd, Gordon Matta-Clark, I.M. Pei, Picasso, Ken Rock, Tony Goldman, Forrest Myers, Bayard Condict Building, The Oldest New York Manhole, and more.

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meeting Location: Ground Support Cafe, 399 West Broadway, New York, NY 10012

You can also view event details on our Facebook event page.

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March 2016 - Pulse Contemporary Art Fair
Mar
4
6:30 PM18:30

March 2016 - Pulse Contemporary Art Fair

Tour of PULSE New York Art Fair

YPA has the pleasure of receiving complimentary entry for our members along with an exclusive introduction to the fair directly from Pulse’s Communications Manager Alexandra Slattery. We will then take a tour of the art fair and meet four exhibiting galleries: 

The gallerists will share personal highlights, tips and experiences of exhibiting at international art fairs.  

Date: Friday, March 4, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, New York City

You can also view event details on our Facebook event page.

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Nov 2015 - Flag Art Foundation
Nov
14
1:00 PM13:00

Nov 2015 - Flag Art Foundation

Chelsea-based The FLAG Art Foundation is welcoming us for a tour of their two current shows “Surface Tension” and photo exhibition “New Flower | Images of the Reclining Venus”. Come along for an art-filled Saturday in Chelsea. 

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015

Location: The FLAG Art Foundation, 545 West 25th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10001

RSVP: ypanyc@gmail.com

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Oct 2015 - Department of Signs and Symbols
Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

Oct 2015 - Department of Signs and Symbols

The wonderful Department of Signs & Symbols is hosting YPA’s October event. Founders Mitra Khorasheh and Helene Remmel will be introducing the current exhibition “Shaqayeq Arabi. Study of an upturned ziggurat” that was featured in Wall Street International.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Location: Department of Signs & Symbols, 54 Hudson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201

RSVP: ypanyc@gmail.com

Note: Due to the nature of the installation, attendance is limited. Make sure to RSVP only if you will be attending.

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