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Back to School? The Grad School Conundrum

  • Pen + Brush 29 East 22nd Street New York, NY, 10010 United States (map)
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Back to School? The Grad School Conundrum
Monday, October 7 • 6:30 PM
Pen + Brush • 29 East 22nd St.


The POWarts Salary Survey found that a majority of arts professionals have a Master's degree, but this does not have a substantial impact on salary. Join us for a discussion on the current state of graduate education in the visual arts with Natasha Degen, Chair of Art Market Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Erin Sircy, Director of Administration at Sotheby's Institute of Art. The surprising survey findings will provide a jumping off point for this critical conversation on the true value of grad school, whether a Master's degree has become a new baseline in the arts, and how to make the most of your education. Moderated by POWarts Steering Committee Member Molly Kurzius of MoMA PS1.