Director of engagement sought, Recessart, Manhattan

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from Franklin Furnace


About the position:

Recess seeks an experienced, dedicated individual to partner with the Executive Director to lead, plan and manage its education initiatives, community partnerships, and public engagement. The Director of Engagement will serve as a key member of the Recess team, contributing to overall institution growth with a specific focus on Assembly, the artist-led diversion program for court involved youth and grow a near partnership with NYCHA. The Director of Engagement will oversee all education and related programs as well as pursue new opportunities and partnerships. The Director of Engagement will manage all educators, related artists, and our growing cohort of Assembly Peer Leaders and Artist Apprentices.


Recess is a nonprofit art space formed in 2009 to support artists who boldly reimagine an inclusive public for art. By envisioning our public as participants, we challenge common distinctions between process and product and maker and consumer. For more information visit