Do you love the arts?
Do you want to create positive change in your community through the arts?
Do you want to work towards greater equity and access to the arts in your community?
Apply now to be a paid member of the Intergenerational Community Arts Council (ICAC)!
The ICAC is a multi-generational team of residents who develop values-driven arts programming by and for community members of the Ingersoll, Whitman, Farragut, and Atlantic Terminal NYCHA houses and surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods. Together, we will create community arts events throughout the year, and work towards a public art project for Summer 2020.
The ICAC is a joint program of BRIC, University Settlement's Performance Project, Atlantic Terminal and Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center.
BY JOINING THE ICAC YOU WILL RECEIVE:
- The opportunity to influence the arts in your community
- Training in storytelling, marketing, curation, and project management
- The chance to see professional music, theater, visual art and dance
- Up to a $500 stipend for participating in monthly workshops, art field trips, and additional meetings to plan our community arts events (approx. $50 per meeting)
WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY:
- Commitment to community
- Passion for the arts
- Attendance at one Thursday night meeting per month, from 6-8:30PM (food will be provided), plus willingness to participate in other arts opportunities
- Willingness to serve as an ambassador for the ICAC.
- Permission of parent or guardian, if under 18 years of age.
- Priority given to residents and staff of Ingersoll, Farragut, Whitman Houses and Atlantic Terminal but open to the wider Fort Greene community
Fill out the application here.
Application Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019.
Completed applications can be submitted online, or returned ATTN: ICAC to the front desks at Atlantic Terminal Community Center (501 Carlton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238) , Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center (177 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201), or BRIC (647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217).
Questions? Please contact Jessica Sucher
Check out the ICAC's 2018 project, We Are Brooklyn: A Community Block Party, produced in collaboration with Najee Omar, ICAC's first artist-in-residence:
The Intergenerational Community Arts Council is a joint program of University Settlement’s Performance Project, Ingersoll Community Center, and BRIC. Support for this program is generously provided by Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts NY.