Thank you for applying to be a Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellow!

This free year-long fellowship program will provide two rising stars in visual arts management with executive-level mentors, invitations to high-level planning and strategy sessions, meetings with 92nd Street Y programming directors, and access to the wider 92Y staff and community.

The Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellows will receive additional exposure and training through 92Y’s Women inPower fellowship program, which provides senior female leaders across all major industries with professional development workshops and the networking and support they need to advance to the next stage of their careers. 

To begin your application, please click "Start" below. It should take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete and all fields are required. You will not be able to save as you go, so please make sure to save your entries in a separate location if you can't finish in one sitting.

Applications are due by October 20, 2017. Let's get started!
Part 1- Contact Information

First Name *

Last Name *

Title *

Company/Organization *

Mobile Number *

Address *

Part 2- About You

Linkedin *

Please upload your resume.

Why do you want to be considered for the Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellowship? *

Can you commit to the time required of this Fellowship?

The Fellowship will run throughout the year. Scheduled meetings and events will be arranged by the 92Y Fellowships team for the Fellows. Accepted Fellows should expect to commit 7-8 hours/month to Fellowship activities, including approximately 3 hours for in-person meetings & Women inPower events. The remaining time commitment will be for readings, preparing for meetings and developing a program initiative. *

Do you have approval from your supervisor to participate in the time required for this fellowship? *

Two References

92Y will collect 2 letters of recommendation (one from your current visual arts institution, one from arts professional in another arts institution or university).

Please provide your references’ contact information below. 92Y will email them with details about the program and with the request for a letter of recommendation.

Reference #1 Name *

Title *

Organization/School *

Phone *

Relationship to Applicant *

Reference #2 Name *

Title *

Organization/School *

Phone *

Relationship to Applicant *

Part 3- Questions

Please answer the following three essay questions.

During the year-long Fellowship, Fellows will have the opportunity to develop a program in one or in a combination of the following areas:

Studio arts education for adults
Studio arts education for children
Community outreach to public schools
Art history appreciation classes for adults
Art history appreciation classes for children
Artist talks
Artist demonstrations
Art tours
Art and technology

Which of the above-mentioned areas might be the focus of your initiative and why? (We are trying to understand how you might take advantage of the project aspect of this Fellowship, but what you respond here is not binding.) *

What do you consider to be three of the major and urgent challenges in the arts management field? Please focus on visual arts management issues. *

Describe a situation where you took on a leadership role at an arts institution? Describe the skills that were useful and what you learned from this experience. *

Name one person in the arts world you would love to have dinner with. *

Please take this moment to share anything else that you may not have touched upon in this application.

Thank you you for submitting your application for
the Catherine Hannah Behrend Fellowship! 

We are very excited to begin reading your submission. We will contact finalists to schedule interviews in late November.

Please feel free to contact us with questions at

Very best regards,
92nd Street Y team
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