Images: Jamaal Eversley, Virginia Mahoney, Nevena Pilipovic-Wengler & Ariel DiOrio, Stephanie Todhunter, Rebecca McGee Tuck
In-Person Networking Event
Co-hosted with BUAASA, join us for an informal gathering to chat with arts administrators, learn about upcoming programs, hear from fellow art leaders, celebrate accomplishments, and learn about updates in our sector.
This closing event will feature a special performance by artist Karen Bray!
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Claudia Fiks & Arts Administration Association New England, Founded by Claudia Fiks, AAANE supports art leaders of the arts and culture sector to achieve career advancement and knowledge exchange. They are known for their “Sip & Chat” series that brought arts professionals together during the pandemic. Claudia is the Director at Newton Open Studios and the Development Director at the Society of Arts and Crafts.
Petra Slinkard: Director of Curatorial Affairs at Peabody Essex Museum, Experienced curator and museum administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the museum and academic industry. Skilled in Art History, Curating, Education, Visual Culture, and Community Engagement. Strong arts and design professional with a Master of Science (MS) focused in Fashion History and Material Culture; with an emphasis in business and museum administration from Indiana University’s School of Art, Architecture, and Design (Formerly COAS).
Antonio Viva: Executive Director Artisan's Asylum, Inc. Former head of school at Walnut Hill School for the Arts for 12 years. Antonio Viva is an educator, researcher, artist, leader, and executive coach. He is a highly effective communicator, masterful storyteller, and bridge builder. He brings experience working in public and private education, technology, and global nonprofits at all levels. Antonio’s mission-driven leadership is matched with unwavering commitment to the core values of community, diversity, creativity, growth, and innovation. A lifelong diversity practitioner, his commitment to the work of diversity, inclusion, and justice date back to his early days as a public-school arts educator and most recently included groundbreaking anti-racism work and building a culture of restoration in predominantly white institutions.
Casey Curry: Independent curator, artist consultant, writer, and collaboration expert who has been working with artists and arts institutions for over a decade. Casey is the founder of Casey Can, an artist consulting agency that focuses on finding the most aligned and authentic ways for artists to leverage their unique creative vision to make a real and lasting cultural impact. She holds degrees in English, Art History, and Nonprofit management, and has a wealth of experience managing exhibitions and building professional development opportunities for artists.
The gallery is open on Fridays from 6-8 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5pm
and by appointment.
793 Tremont Street | Boston MA 02118
about piano craft gallery
The Piano Craft Gallery, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit, works to eliminate common barriers to accessing the arts, such as race, education level, and class by guiding our operation through an anti-racist and inclusive lens. The Piano Craft Gallery, Inc. does this by sharing, promoting, and celebrating the work of racially, culturally, and socio-economically diverse artists of all abilities with the public. This results in diverse networks of individuals accessing the gallery space and experiencing the arts. The Piano Craft Gallery, Inc. provides a free, handicapped-accessible venue in Boston where people can enjoy and learn about the diversity of artmaking and performing in the Greater Boston area. The Piano Craft Gallery, Inc. also provides an affordable community venue for public and private events.