upcoming career services programs

September 14, 2011

SEPTEMBER

WPA PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 1–2PM

Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium

Join us for a presentation about the history of the DC art scene and the institution that has been at its center for over 35 years; the Washington Project for the Arts. Today, WPA continues to present provocative exhibitions and provide opportunities for local artists. Find out how you can help write the next chapter of WPA’s history.

 

INFO SESSION: PEACE CORPS AND AMERICORPS

MONDAY, OCT. 3, 1–2PM

Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium

Worried about what to do after graduation? If a 9–5 desk job doesn’t sound appealing, come learn about opportunities in the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps. Both organizations offer recent grads the chance to make a difference by volunteering internationally or within the United States. Representatives will give presentations and answer questions.

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: WORKING IN GALLERIES

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 5:30–7:30PM

Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium

Come get an insider’s perspective about what it is like to work in a gallery.

Panelists include:

Jayme McLellan, Founder and Director of Civilian Art Projects


Jackie Ionita, Hamiltonian Gallery Director


Kristina Bilonick, Founder and Director of Pleasant Plains Workshop


Karyn Miller, Director of Visual Arts, Cultural Development Corporation

 

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP

FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 1–4 PM

Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium

"Fund Your Creative Projects: Grant Writing for Artists" taught by Gigi Rosenberg.

Artists will learn how to take a good idea and transform it into a compelling and lively grant proposal. Discover how to research funding, decode application questions, and let the grant writing process focus career goals.

NOVEMBER

Stay tuned for a November workshop on issues relating to taxes and finances for artists and freelancers.