Past Events of 2020

We are Here: Parents & Caregivers Meet-Up

As Parents and Caregivers we are here for our children, families, jobs, and our communities. We are also here for each other. You are not alone. Parents and Caregivers have taken on additional responsibilities caring for children and other family members while balancing work lives and/or the stresses of furlough or salary cut. Join us for this 90-minute session. It’s a safe space to share tips and tricks for getting through the day and discussing the successes,

Teaching Artist Tuesdays

The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable and its Teaching Artist Affairs Committee seek to support Teaching Artists and arts educators as they navigate this new frontier of arts education with Teaching Artist Tuesdays.

Join us Tuesdays from November 10 thru December 1 for this four-part virtual series dedicated to addressing the realities of a shifting educational landscape and a need for workforce training for teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NYCAIER In Solidarity: All Affinity Groups Meeting

On Monday, June 1, 2020, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable hosted an informal Arts Education community meeting in response to the racial violence against Black individuals and communities in our country.

The week of June 15 we continued the work by hosting individual affinity group meetings throughout the week. We have continued hosting regular affinity group spaces to support actively dismantling the systems of racial oppression in our field and beyond.

A Post-Election Day Lunchtime Community Gathering: Conversations Around the (Virtual) Water Cooler

 

Take a break and join fellow members of the arts & culture community for a virtual gathering over lunch. This casual meeting is a chance for artists, educators and administrators to share stories of discovery, success or challenge as we navigate the next few months – both professionally and personally. Recalling how sustaining those in-person conversations around the water cooler or a shared common area were, the Roundtable hopes to create a virtual space where folks gather to support and encourage each other – and brag about their culinary skills!

Securing Arts Education for the Future of NYC’s Youth

Join us for a lively, community-based conversation on the importance and critical impact of arts education in New York City, hosted in collaboration by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable. This intimate discussion will offer a first-hand perspective on why arts are essential in catalyzing youth empowerment, forging supportive communities, and expanding social-emotional learning and growth. This live panel with Q&A will give a multidimensional look at arts in education in our schools and cultural organizations, featuring NYC youth panelists, an arts educator, and as a representative from City Council. 

Affinity Group Series

On Monday, June 1, 2020, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable hosted an informal Arts Education community meeting in response to the racial violence against Black individuals and communities in our country. We plan to continue hosting regular affinity group spaces to support actively dismantling the systems of racial oppression in our field and beyond.

Meet-Up for Mid-Career Professionals: An Open Source Conversation

 

This meet-up was for managers or those who have recently transitioned to a leadership position. Whether you are young in your career or a seasoned veteran in the field of arts-in-education, check out this open source discussion where attendees choose the topics of conversation.

We brainstormed ideas for the new school year, shared best practices and lessons learned in the last six months, and commiserated about professional challenges. 

Community Conversation on COVID-19: Part Three

In response to the significant impact COVID-19 had on the landscape of arts education and returning to school in September, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable invites arts administrators to join us for “Part Three” of our COVID-19 Community Conversations series.