Month: January 2018



Event | First Thursday Gallery Walk

Join us Thursday, February 1 for DUMBO’s monthly First Thursday Gallery Walk! It’s back! DUMBO’s monthly First Thursday Gallery Walk, that is! During the first Thursday of every month, the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. On Thursday, February 1, NYFA Gallery invites you to the opening reception for its…

Monday Motivation | Online Job Board Pro-Tip

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Applying for a job through an online job board? Use copy and paste to save the relevant information from that listing somewhere on your desktop. Employers may remove the listing once they’ve received enough applicants. The hiring process takes time. If you’re interviewing for…

Announcing | Participants in the 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Social Practice

Meet our newest cohort of immigrant artists working with socially engaged art. Through the support of The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce the participants in the 2018 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Social Practice. This program offers professional development resources for immigrant and first generation…

Conversations | Alison Cornyn’s “Incorrigibles”

“The issues of young women’s experiences in detention demand attention, and art is a way to channel that attention and express those experiences.” A box of old letters and photos purchased for $5 at a yard sale in upstate New York became Alison Cornyn’s Incorrigibles. This NYFA Fiscally Sponsored project is a book, web platform, film, exhibition, research…

Monday Motivation | Find Your Next Job

Welcome back to our new series highlighting open jobs and arts opportunities! Tip of the week If you are asked to provide salary history, and you do not wish to do so, there are ways to indirectly answer the question and shift focus to the value you can provide in the new role. Glassdoor recently…