Arts & Media Courses and Opportunities
If you are interested in the art markets, transnational aesthetics and culture, a career in arts and media could be for you. Possible opportunities include work in galleries, museums and music companies. The following are Global Studies courses and current job openings related to the art field.
COM 365 LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND COMMUNICATION
This course addresses such questions as what makes communication possible, why intended meaning of messages often get misunderstood, and how linguistic, cultural, and social differences affect communication. Through readings, discussions, and analyses of communicative interaction across a broad range of cultural contexts, students will learn how human communication is profoundly shaped by the differences among the peoples of the world.
COM 478 MASS COMMUNICATION IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE
This course focuses on cross-national comparative approaches to the study of communication policy and practice. It illustrates the value of comparative study through discussions of broadcasting, cable, telecommunications, culture and new media policies and practices such as those surrounding the Internet. This course focuses on the history, development, implementation and effects of global communication systems. There is an emphasis on how culture is a shaping force in the development of communication policy and practices in each country.
LCS 280 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD MUSIC
In this course, students learn about music as an expressive art form. Part of the course is dedicated to "hearing" music, where students build a vocabulary of terms for describing music and expanding their ability to appreciate a diverse body of sounds. Learning terms, such as timbre, melody, harmony, as well as indigenous vocabularies, and listening to musical examples are central components of this course. In addition to hearing music, students also study the cultures of music, which includes understanding different conceptions of aesthetics, traditions, values, politics, and other areas of society that inform the composition and performance of music. Through listening to and learning about music in many parts of the world, students will better appreciate diverse ways of hearing sound and expressing culture.
LCS 220. Creativity and the Arts
Creativity is vital to achievement in many fields, from science, to business and the arts. This course will explore creativity both as a general process of engagement with the world around us and as an introduction to creative cultural expression in the Arts. It will engage students in thinking about creativity as an intrinsic part of their educational, personal and professional lives, as it engages them in creative practice and reflection upon creative process.
COM 260 MEDIA LITERACY
COM 272 MASS COMMUNICATION
COM 345 DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
COM 370 MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS
COM 472 MEDIA EFFECTS
COM 473 GENDER AND COMMUNICATION
HIS 367 THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE
LCS 270 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL STUDIES
LCS 275 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL CULTURE
LCS 320 DESIGN IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
LCS 321 DRAWING STUDIO
LCS 341 PHILOSOPHY OF ART
LCS 354 ANIMATION THEORY, HISTORY, PRACTICE
LCS 356 STUDIES IN NARRATIVE
LCS 357 STUDIES IN ETHNIC LITERATURE FROM THE UNITED STATES
LCS 358 INTRODUCTION TO STUDIES IN JAZZ
LCS 359 POPULAR MUSIC AND CULTURE
LCS 361 STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
LCS 363 BRITISH LITERARY CONTEXTS BEGINNINGS TO THE RESTORATION
LCS 364 BRITISH LITERARY CONTEXTTS RESTORATION TO PRESENT
LCS 379 ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES
LCS 380 LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
LCS 383 SEXUALITY AND CULTURE
LCS 384 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
LCS 386 AFRICAN HERITAGE IN THE AMERICAS AND CARIBBEAN
LCS 387 AFRICAN POPULAR CULTURE
LCS 389 COMMUNITY ETHNOGRAPHY
LCS 441 FLIM THEORY
LCS 450 FILM GENRE STUDIES
LCS 456 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
LCS 457 ETHICS
LCS 458 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MUSIC INDUSTRIES
LCS 468 THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
LCS 480 CULTURAL STUDIES ABROAD
LCS ST301 THE LOCATIONS OF CULTURE HISTORIES OF ART
LCS ST400 LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART IN FRANCE: IMPRESSIONISM AND POST IMPRESSIONISM
SOC 256 LIBERAL EDUCATION AND THE CORPORATION
Art Fair Relations Project Manager, Artsy, New York City
Artsy seeks an art world professional to manage existing art fairs relationships. Artsy provides the most comprehensive coverage of art fairs anywhere, providing access to artworks and galleries from 40+ leading art fairs in several countries. Your primary responsibility will be to foster existing relationships with our partner art fairs. You will serve as the liaison between fair organizers and cross-functional teams at Artsy (Arts, Editorial, Sales, Design, Engineering, etc.) to launch a tailored online experience for each of our fair partners. You will also be responsible for coordinating and implementing all aspects of Artsy’s physical presence at art fairs, as necessary. You will manage multiple relationships and dedicate the same level of attention and care to each of them.
Gallery Relations Intern, Artsy, New York City
Artsy seeks a driven and self-motivated individual to assist in expanding Artsy’s presence worldwide. This role is at the very core of Artsy’s mission to build one of the largest collections of contemporary art available online, and requires supporting partners’ artist programs and managing their online inventory on Artsy. The ideal candidate is well-versed in the art market and experienced in database management, with at least one or two previous art world internships. The internship will have a heavy focus on event coordination, including maintaining guests lists, sending personalized invitations and tracking responses, assisting on-the-ground with event logistics and guest check-in, facilitating post-event reports and analytics, and conducting research for future events.
Young Professionals Programme, UNESCO
The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) provides the opportunity to young university graduates and young qualified professionals to join UNESCO at the early stage of their professional career. UNESCO is known as the "intellectual" agency of the United Nations. At a time when the world is looking for new ways to build peace and sustainable development, people must rely on the power of intelligence to innovate, expand their horizons and sustain the hope of a new humanism. UNESCO exists to bring this creative intelligence to life; for it is in the minds of men and women that the defences of peace and the conditions for sustainable development must be built.
Public Relations Manager, Bonhams, Los Angeles, CA
Coordinate with the Head of Press and PR, based in New York, to develop and implement communications strategies; manage the day-to-day public relations and press activities of the west coast PR offices (Los Angeles and San Francisco); and contribute to social media content and digital engagement. The PR Manager collaborates with west and east coast communications and marketing colleagues, as well as the global communications office on New Bond Street in London. Working as an international team, the PR Manager shares the responsibility for publicizing the auction house’s west coast sales, generates proactive story angles and PR opportunities and cultivates a diverse audience of media and influencers, with the aim of building and maintaining a strong, positive perception of the Bonhams brand.
Internship, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York City
Nicelle Beauchene seeks a motivated, detail-oriented intern to support and gain insight into gallery operations. The intern will assist with administrative tasks and gallery operations. They will take part in research projects and update inventory, client data base, web content, art press and archives.
Gallery Assistant, Pace Gallery, New York City
Pace Gallery, a leading modern and contemporary art gallery representing some of the most significant artists and artist estates of the 20th and 21st centuries, is seeking a Gallery Assistant to welcome clients, visitors and press to the gallery. The Gallery Assistant will be seated at the front desk and will be responsible for answering all incoming calls and directing phone, email and in-person inquiries to the appropriate staff members as well as providing general administrative support.
Gallery and Operations Assistant, The Hole, New York City
The ideal candidates will be an organized and experienced individual who will work alongside the staff in many aspects of day-to-day operations. We are looking for a reliable, detail oriented, and hardworking individual who is willing to perform a variety of tasks while maintaining a courteous and professional demeanor.
Experience Ambassador, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, seeks an Experience Ambassador. The Experience Ambassador is the primary point of contact for members and visitors as they interact with The Met Breuer. As a vital part of the Museum Experience team, ambassadors create a positive environment for the general public and museum members. Ambassadors set the stage for the visit by welcoming and engaging with visitors, enthusiastically promoting the Met Breuer and its services in a professional and positive demeanor. Ideal candidates will bring customer service enthusiasm, excellent communication and listening skills, an interest in visual art and nonprofit fundraising, and attention to detail. Ambassadors are responsible for prioritizing the museum experience in all actions to give our visitors a world-class encounter with the arts.
Administrative Associate, Stephen Petronio Company, New York City
This full-time position is responsible for the myriad administrative duties that help the company function both efficiently and effectively, and is part of a growing organization with the opportunity to advance. The Administrative Associate works closely with the Artistic Director, Executive Director, and General Manager.
Development/Sponsorship, The Art Directors Club, Inc, New York City
We are seeking a Development/Sponsorship person to raise funds by cultivating and maintaining relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors and individual donors. The position requires the ability to discover new and previously untapped sponsor opportunities and to expand the funding bases, so that programs continue to be supported.
Internship, The Rubin Museum of Art, New York City
Rubin Museum of Art is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, the Rubin Museum offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures. For more information, please visit: www.rubinmuseum.org
Marketing and Archive Assistant, Martha Graham Dance Company, New York City
The Martha Graham Dance Company seeks a part-time Marketing and Archive Assistant to assist the Marketing Manager with creation and distribution of marketing materials. S/he maintains the Archive database and adds to the collection with digitized materials.
Internship, Le Salon, New York City
As a new not-for-profit, Le Salon is looking for interns who will be able to handle a range of responsibilities from helping us with our day-to-day operations to working with us on individualized creative and fundraising projects that benefit our members and the overall community. In addition to working with a fantastic, tight-knit, and experienced team, our intern will be involved in the behind the scenes of how an innovative not-for-profit runs while working in a highly selective environment of diverse, collaborative professionals. We are looking for a commitment of 1 to 2 days/week for the upcoming Winter semester.