Updates, Updates….

Updates, Updates….

January 20 / 18

Updates…AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Program) Conference & Bookfair and Arts Business Institute Summit…

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AWP Conference & Bookfair. I’ve posted information about this event and I’m just going to give the key dates. As far as I know, nothing has changed, so is what they have so far…

2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair

Tampa Convention Center 
& Marriott Tampa Waterside
March 7–10, 2018

Key Dates

Materials to View/Download

Social Networking

Conference Queries


Conference Events

Want to know more? Click here to register. You may or may not have time to register, but it’s always safe to check right?






From the Arts Business Institue…..

Go to to get the information you need. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed.


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Wednz Scene: Artsy Shark & Art Business Summit

Wednz Scene: Artsy Shark & Art Business Summit

January 3 / 18

One last post, courtesy of Artsy Shark. There will be an art business summit in Boston Massachusetts, April 16 – 17, 2018. Here is what to expect during the summit.

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Boston Arts Business Institute Summit

April 16-17, 2018

Somerville, Massachusetts

Don’t miss this upcoming two-day intensive professional development workshop, taking place in the Boston area next April. Co-sponsored by The Arts Business Institute and Art Specifier, this summit will present practical, step-by-step information focusing on the biggest challenges artists have in launching and growing their creative businesses.

Our program includes the following presentations:

  • The New Marketplace

  • Creative Marketing Strategies

  • How to Work with Art Consultants, Designers, and Stagers

  • Wholesale 101

  • Pricing for Profit

  • Social Media for Artists

  • Sales Strategies

  • How to Sell Art Online

In addition to these interactive lectures (Q&A is encouraged), a panel discussion will be held on the second day of the summit. Personalized consultation appointments are also available, and should be booked at the time of registration.

Speakers for our summit will be:

Wendy Rosen, founder of Best in American Made, The Arts Business Institute, and the American Made Alliance, and publisher of NICHE Magazine for retailers.

Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark, Executive Director of The Arts Business Institute, and art business consultant.

Joyce Creiger, founder of Art Specifier, and The Creiger Group, which provide art consultant services and collaborate with hundreds of businesses and collectors.

Regular tuition for this two-day event is $295. Take advantage of early bird registration and save $50 now. Register for only $245.

To learn more about the summit, click here.

You have time to register for the summit. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be always blessed.


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October 17, 2014

TGIF! Ahh Friday is finally here. Admit it, your ready for the weekend, just to take a bit of a chill pill for the next few days. If you’re heading to Boston, Massachusetts you might want to hop over to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.


New Renzo Piano wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / courtesy of Boston Magazine.


Located in Boston, the museum hosts exhibitions of historic and contemporary art, as well as concerts, lectures, family and community programs, it even has a changing courtyard display.

Established in 1903, the museum is named after it’s founder, Isabella Stewart Gardner or “Mrs. Jack”. She was a was an American art collector, philanthropist, patron for the arts, supporter of community social studies and cultural enrichment.

The Gardner Museum has exhibitions, activities, etc, etc.

Calendar of Events

  • Lectures: Oliver Tostmann / October 23, 7pm Tickets: $5-$15 | Reserve online or at 617. 278. 5156 For more info:
  • Thematic Tour: Exploring the Italian Renaissance / October 18, 10am  Series: Member Events (Visit before the Museum opens to the public for a closer look at the collection

    Tickets: $10 per member | Reserve online or at 617. 278. 5156

  • Education Studio Activity: Inspired by Italy/ October 18 11am Series: Education Studio Drop-In Art Activities (Drop by the Education Studio on select weekend days between 11 am and 4 pm to spark your creativity through hands-on projects for visitors of all ages. Visitors under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Click through for more on this weekend’s activities

    Free with Museum admission | Purchase Museum tickets online
    or at 617. 278. 5156

  • Patron Exhibition Preview: Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini / October 21 6:30pm Series: Friends of Fenway Court Patron Events (For Friends of Fenway Court patrons, an exclusive exhibition preview and special reception with the director and curatorial team)

    To make reservations, call the Patron Line at 617. 264. 6045


  • Conversation and Lecture Series
  • Artist Talks and Performances
  • Third Thursday
  • Tours, Talks, & Group Visits
  • School Partnership Program
  • Community Partnership Program
  • Educator-in-Residence Program
  • Teens Behind the Scenes
  • Research.

There is a lot more at this wonderful museum. To check for hours, admissions, exhibitions, events, join the mailing list and more please go to

Enjoy your Friday, be blessed!

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