FACS Spotlights Archive

DC Seminar 2015 | May 25-29

DC Seminar

Fine Arts Career Services is excited to announce the first ever DC Seminar! Travel to Washington DC at the end of the semester to visit major cultural institutions, discover career options in arts education and advocacy, and experience life in the nation's capitol! As part of the DC Seminar, undergraduates will participate in office visits, a welcome dinner, and multiple networking events with area alum.

Potential office visits include Critical Exposure, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Museum of American History, Wolftrap, and many more!

To learn more, please contact Ann Paterra at 512-232-7333 or by email at apaterra@austin.utexas.edu.

New York Seminar 2015 & PDTI

NYC Seminar 2015

The New York City Texas Exes and UT Colleges of Communication, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, and the School of Human Ecology present the 12th annual NYC Seminar.  Travel to New York over spring break to visit major cultural institutions, discover career options in performing or visual arts administration, and experience life in the Big Apple!  As part of the NYC Seminar, undergraduates will be able to participate in up to eight office visits, a welcome dinner with the New York City Texas Exes, and a networking reception with office visit hosts and New York City Texas Exes.

In the past, arts administration visits have included organizations such as the Lincoln Center, Public Theater, BMI, Americans for the Arts, chashama, The Guggenheim, Symphony Space, IMG Artists, Weill Institute at Carnegie Hall, Atlantic Theater, Roundabout Theater and Museum of Arts and Design.  Attendees will also have time for individual meetings and interviews at the conclusion of the NYC Seminar.

To learn more, visit an information session on Wednesday, November 5, 12:30-1:30 pm or on Thursday, November 13, 5-6 pm. Please RSVP on our calendar.

In addition, the College of Fine Arts has graciously provided 10, $500 travel grants for the New York Seminar 2015.  For information on how to apply click here. The deadline is Friday, November 21.

The Professional Development Travel Initiative (PDTI) provides financial support for short-term (4 - 6 day), group travel in North America. Grants are available to undergraduate students who major in one of the main academic ares of the College of Fine Arts, and wish to travel for professional development. The program provides up to $1,000 per student. For more information on how to apply, please visit the following link: http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/students/travel - Proposal deadline is November 22.

NYC Seminar 2015

NYC Seminar 2015NYC Seminar 2015

The New York City Texas Exes and UT Colleges of Communication, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, and the School of Human Ecology present the 12th annual NYC Seminar.  Travel to New York over spring break to visit major cultural institutions, discover career options in performing or visual arts administration, and experience life in the Big Apple!  As part of the NYC Seminar, undergraduates will be able to participate in up to eight office visits, a welcome dinner with the New York City Texas Exes, and a networking reception with office visit hosts and New York City Texas Exes.

In the past, arts administration visits have included organizations such as the Lincoln Center, Public Theater, BMI, Americans for the Arts, chashama, The Guggenheim, Symphony Space, IMG Artists, Weill Institute at Carnegie Hall, Atlantic Theater, Roundabout Theater and Museum of Arts and Design.  Attendees will also have time for individual meetings and interviews at the conclusion of the NYC Seminar. 

To learn more, visit an information session on Wednesday, November 5, 12:30-1:30 pm or on Thursday, November 13, 5-6 pm. Please RSVP on our
calendar.

In addition, the College of Fine Arts has graciously provided 10, $500 travel grants for the New York Seminar 2015.  For information on how to apply click here. The deadline is Friday, November 21.