Crafting a Life in the Arts

Saturday, February 10, 2018
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Considering an artistic career? Wondering how to craft a meaningful lifestyle? Want insider info on finding opportunities and connecting with established professionals? Join a campus-wide dialogue with established and emerging artists!

This event brings together accomplished alumnae in the fields of Art Museum, Architecture, Studio Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Dance, Film, Music, and Theatre to talk to you about their success in crafting a meaningful and fulfilling career in the arts.

The event will conclude with a networking reception and refreshments in the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum Lobby.

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Schedule of Events

12:30-1:00 pm: Check-in and Registration (Art Museum Lobby) 
1:00-1:30 pm: Panelist Introductions (Gamble Auditorium) 
1:45-2:45 pm: Session 1: Disciplinary Discussion Panels
  » Art History/Art Studio/Art Museum/Architecture (Gamble Auditorium)
  » Film Studies/Creative Writing (Art 220)
  » Music/Theatre/Dance (Art 221)
3:00-4:00 pm: Session 2: Topics Discussion Panels
  » Finding/making your community (Art 219)
  » Is grad school right for me? (Art 220)
  » Connecting the arts to other fields (Art 221)
4:00-5:00 pm: Refreshments and Networking Reception (Art Museum Lobby)

Sponsored by the InterArts Council, the MHC Architectural Studies Program, Department of Art and Art History, Department of English, Department of Dance, the Film Studies Program, Department of Music, Department of Theatre Arts, MHC Art Museum, Office of the Dean of Students, and the Career Development Center.

2018 Panelists

2017 Panelists