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MOMA Free Admission and Professional Development programs for CUNY students!

As part of MoMA and CUNY’s partnership, faculty, staff, and students across all 25 campuses receive free admission from October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021.

Together we aim to make MoMA more accessible to CUNY’s diverse campus communities. By fostering new and creative connections to meet the needs of CUNY faculty and students with MoMA learning resources, we create opportunities for exchange, collaboration, and learning.

As part of MoMA’s ongoing partnership with CUNY schools, MoMA’s Education department is hosting the following virtual programs for CUNY students, for which registration is now open. Each program will take place over Zoom, a free video conferencing software.

  1. MoMA/CUNY Alumni Roundtable on Thurs. March 11, 4:00-5:15 p.m.
  2. MoMA/CUNY Resume & Cover Letter Workshop on Wed. March 24, 10:00-11:15 a.m.

MoMA/CUNY Alumni Roundtable

Thursday, March 11, 4:00-5:15 p.m.

What is it like to work in an art museum? How have former CUNY students found opportunities in the visual arts? In this roundtable conversation, hear directly from MoMA staff members who are also CUNY alumni or professors about their own paths to careers in the arts. This conversation is designed specifically for CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about and pursuing careers in visual art, arts education, and arts administration.

Each speaker will introduce their roles at MoMA and their experiences at CUNY followed by a Q and A. This roundtable discussion will feature:

  • Abed Haddad , The David Booth Fellow in Conservation Science, Conservation (PhD,

Chemistry, CUNY Graduate Center)

  • Sydney Briggs , Associate Registrar, Collections (Graduate Studies, Hunter College)
  • Amara Thomas , Petrie Fellow in Teen Programs & Community Partnerships,

Education (BA, Hunter College)

  • Paul Galloway , Collection Specialist, Department of Architecture & Design (Adjunct

Assistant Professor, Bronx Community College)

  • William Umana , Assistant Director, Visitor Engagement (BA in Business

Management, Brooklyn College)

  • Mack Cole-Edelsack , Senior Design Manager, Exhibition Design and Production

(Master in Architecture, The City College of New York)

This program is free. Register here to receive the Zoom link.

Please be advised that MoMA may video record or otherwise document this program.

MoMA/CUNY Resume & Cover Letter Workshop

March 24, 10:00-11:15 a.m.

How can you apply your skills and experiences to opportunities in the visual arts? This workshop will provide an overview to writing resumes and cover letters as well as tailored tips and tricks when applying for opportunities in the visual arts. We will review sample resumes together, discuss how to pitch your skills and experiences, and answer questions.

This workshop is designed specifically for CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about and pursuing careers in visual art, arts education, and arts administration. Conversation will be facilitated by staff in MoMA’s Human Resources and Education departments.

This program is free. Register here to receive the Zoom link.

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