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Writing an Effective Art Statement Workshop

Date: Sep. 18 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Location: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This interactive workshop, led by interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer Michelle Levy, will outline the components of crafting a compelling and effective artist statement for a variety of purposes such as inclusion on your website or in press releases and proposals. The workshop aims to demystify the writing process, clarify the purpose of a statement and what it should (and should not) include.

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Crafting a Year-End Giving Strategy

Date: Sep. 26 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

Location: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join NYFA staff Katherine Delaney, Director of Development, and Kimberly Goodis, Senior Officer, Individual Giving and Special Events, for a workshop on the basics of individual and end-of-year giving. You will leave the evening armed with the tools needed to manage your own annual appeal and fundraise more effectively. The presentation will explore the best strategies and industry practices for cultivating and approaching new donors, retaining current donors and increasing their engagement, and organizing a successful year-end campaign.

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Exhibitions: Polished and Professional Productions

Date: Oct. 22 ( 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST)

Location: Online

NYFA's October online workshop will be “Exhibitions: Polished and Professional Productions,” presented by Heidi Elbers, Director of Exhibitions at the New York Academy of Art. This workshop is meant to help artists and art administrators develop a professional exhibition from start to finish, as well as discussing the universal documents and terms.

Register here via Eventbrite.

Building Community Around Your Film

Date: Oct. 24 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Location: The New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Ste 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This session, presented by Derek Kane-Meddock, will offer an introduction to the process, emphasizing practical advice for developing a network of advocates. We’ll explore how you can leverage existing connections, cultivate new partnerships, and use social media to invite participation and create a substantive coalition around your project.

Full event details, including how to register, via Eventbrite.

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