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Purchase College | Entrepreneurship in the Arts Graduate Program

Purchase College is currently seeking applicants for its Entrepreneurship in the Arts graduate program for the Fall of 2018. This graduate program, launched in the fall of 2015, is designed for working arts and creative professionals or newly graduated college students of all disciplines who want to imagine, build, and launch their own creative and arts businesses that will form and sustain the arts and entertainment industries of the future.

The program offers a cost-effective, 3-semester plan of study that offers a part-time option, evening classes suitable for working professionals, and an affordable alternative to other high-cost graduate programs.

All graduates of the program walk away with a fully formed business plan to launch their creative ventures, and the intimate size of the program allows for hands-on assistance in the development of that work from professors with extensive experience as entrepreneurs and arts professionals. The students also benefit from a bevy of impressive guest speakers from organizations such as NEW INC, Creative Capital, and Fractured Atlas, as well as a number of creative entrepreneurs based in Westchester County and New York City.

+ Evening classes suitable for working professionals
+ Part-time option available
+ Affordable, less than $1600 per course

Apply now for Academic Year 2018-2019
Visit purchase.edu/artsentrepreneurship today


Deadline 4/1/2018
Contact Name Jordan Shue
Contact Email jordan.shue@purchase.edu

New Live/Work Spaces in Peekskill

The Lofts on Main, Peekskill (NY)

The Lofts on Main is a unique and affordable artist community in the heart of the City of Peekskill’s Artist District. Consisting of seventy-five (75) two-story loft style apartments. All the units in Lofts on Main will be set a below market rents. The artist units will start at $888.00 per month for a one bedroom and $1,059.00 for a two bedroom. The non-artist units will start at $1,350.00 per month for one bedroom and $1,600.00 for a two bedroom. The lobby of the first building, which fronts on Main Street, will also act as a Gallery space for the resident artist to show their work at no cost. This gallery will open up to the courtyard and will be available to the artists for showings and performances. The buildings will be LEED certified. In addition, the development boasts numerous amenities. Such amenities include on-site laundry, on-site super-intendent, on-site management office, on-site gallery space for the resident artists, a fitness room, a community room, a rooftop terrace with views of the Hudson River, as well rooms specifically designed as performance practice spaces. The Lofts on Main is leasing now and will begin moving new tenants in starting in February 2018.


Is Project Ongoing? yes
Deadline 2/28/2018
Contact Name Kearney Realty & Development Group
Contact Email lompeekskill@gmail.com
Website http://www.loftsonmainny.com

Professional Development: Health Insurance Options for Artists

Please join us on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at ArtsWestchester for a free information session led by the Artists Health Insurance Resource Center, a program of The Actors Fund.

This session is open to all artists who want to understand their insurance options.

Questions to be answered include:

  • What are my options in 2018?
  • How could changes affect me?
  • How much will plans cost in 2018?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy or the $20/mo plan?
  • Am I eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I estimate sporadic income?
  • How do I pick a plan?
  • Where do I get care if I’m uninsured?

Please RSVP by email to Lauren Brady or call 914-428-4220 ext. 316