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The Business of the Arts

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The Business of the Arts Professional Development Series aims to provide knowledge and skills related to fundraising and development, marketing and public relations, legal concerns and entrepreneurship. Free workshops and seminars are led by accomplished professionals and subject matter experts.

Unless otherwise noted, workshop facilitators are independent professionals, not employees or affiliates of CAH or the District of Columbia government. The views expressed are their own and not necessarily those of CAH or the District of Columbia government.

Upcoming Workshops

Building Access to Public Art Placemaking
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
1 pm-3 pm ET via Webex
Register here

A salon for an exchange with individual artists, Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), Main Streets, and Non-Profit Organizations. This conversation will build upon opportunities to grow the public art landscape in Washington, DC, supporting artists, and expanding the storytelling opportunities for neighborhoods.


Past Workshops

Accessibility and Inclusion in the Arts 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Session Recording

Legal Issues for Artist Live Streaming
Co-Presented by Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Session Recording
PowerPoint Presentation

The District's Landscape for Artists
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Session Recording

 


The Business of the Arts Professional Development Series refers to workshops organized by The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) that aim to provide CAH grantees (past, present, and future) knowledge and skills that will increase capabilities for successful grant writing, networking, advancing cultural democracy, and improving operation sustainability.

Unless otherwise noted, workshop facilitators are independent professionals, not employees or affiliates of CAH or the District of Columbia government. The views expressed are their own and not necessarily those of CAH or the District of Columbia government.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Kali Wasenko at [email protected] or (202) 724-1445.