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MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

6. 13. 18

Hey there again! Arts Business Institute has some activities going on for the next few months. The first is a boot camp…


Credit source: Arts Business Institute

 

Arts Council of Hillsborough County 

presents a professional development event for creatives

Artists & Makers Bootcamp

August 11, 2018

Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL

Join us for an intensive program focused on providing actionable, step-by-step strategies for artists and makers who want to grow strong, sustainable businesses.

 

Schedule at a Glance

9:00 a.m.                          Registration opens

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies 

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch Break

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Pricing for Profit

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       How to Sell Your Work Online

 

Individual Topics (all include Q&A)

Making Work that Sells

Create a body of work in a cohesive signature style, and use smart strategies to build in collectability, and repeat sales. Understand trends, create in multiple formats, spread your product offerings, and add value to your work. How to leverage your portfolio, and scale your small business.

Creative Marketing Strategies

This presentation will transform how you approach marketing. How to understand your target customer and build a compelling message to reach them. Traditional and new marketing methods, with creative and unusual examples. How to start a marketing calendar, get publicity, design email marketing campaigns, press kits and more. 

Pricing for Profit

Incorrectly pricing your work can bankrupt your business. This critical session will help you get a handle on expenses and use the correct pricing formula to grow your creative business. What defines “profit” and why is it essential? Learn how to add value to your work. This talk is in two parts: pricing for wholesale/retail and pricing for fine artists.

How to Sell Your Work Online

Online sales of art and handmade goods are growing every day. This presentation addresses the many options to sell work online, including Print on Demand, online galleries, and more. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes made in online selling; how to give the best presentation and increase sales.

 

Our Program Speaker

Carolyn Edlund, Executive Director of the Arts Business Institute

Carolyn headshot thumbnail 2015Carolyn Edlund’s background includes owning a production ceramic studio for twenty years, selling extensively at retail and wholesale. Subsequently, she spent several years as an outside sales rep for art publishers, paper, and gift lines. She is also the founder of Artsy Shark, recognized as a “top ten” art business site that features artists and publishes art marketing and sales articles. She does extensive private consulting for artists, has written five e-courses on the business of art, and authored hundreds of related articles. 

 

 

Tuition for this event is $60

If this is something you might be interested in and you want to attend, then click REGISTER.

 

Check out the Weekend post coming this weekend. Until then, enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed always.

 

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Updates, Updates….

January 20 / 18

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


Credit source: AWP

 

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

Registration
registration@awpwriter.org
301-226-9716

Conference Events
events@awpwriter.org
301-226-9711

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 artsbusinessinstitute.org/boston-massachusetts/ to get the information you need. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed.

 

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Wednz Scene: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2018 updates

January 3 / 18

First Wednesday of the year! As I’ve mentioned yesterday, the 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair (Association of Writers & Writing Program) will be held in Tampa, Florida, March 7-10, 2018. Preregistration closes tomorrow, but I’m sure you can still register. Here are some key dates to remember…..


Credit source: AWP

Jennifer Egan, Hannah Tinti, Ron Charles, and Karen Joy Fowler. Image source: AWP

 

2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair

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

Key Dates

 

Materials to View/Download

 

Social Networking

 

Conference Queries

Registration
registration@awpwriter.org
301-226-9716

Conference Events
events@awpwriter.org
301-226-9711

 

Future Conferences

Portland, Oregon

  • March 27–30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center

San Antonio, Texas

  • March 4–7, 2020 | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Kansas City, Missouri

  • March 3–6, 2021 | Kansas City Convention Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • March 23–26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center

 

 

Accessibility Services

Attendee Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy

 

Just click on the links above to get the information you need. I will check up for any changes or updates.

 

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Wednz Scene: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference Updates

Wednz Scene: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference Updates

November 15 / 17

Hello there everyone! Wanted to give you guys an update on the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference & Bookfair for 2018. Not much has changed, but here are a few key things….


Credit source: AWP 

 

2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair

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

Key Dates

Materials to View/Download

Social Networking

 

Conference Queries

Registration
registration@awpwriter.org
301-226-9716

Conference Events
events@awpwriter.org
301-226-9711

 

Future Conferences

Portland, Oregon

  • March 27–30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center

San Antonio, Texas

  • March 4–7, 2020 | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Kansas City, Missouri

  • March 3–6, 2021 | Kansas City Convention Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • March 23–26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center

 

Hopefully, more updates will be available soon.

 

 

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@ the Museum: Kids Summer Edition 2015

August 14, 2015

Hello, hello….Friday is here and this is the last of Kids Summer Edition 2015 for At the Museum. Here in my area, the kids started school Monday. Yes, that early! While some areas in the US, the kids start later in the month. Let’s take a look at two museums for the kids and everyone else.


from their websites:

HUNTINGTON MUSEUM OF ART
All our programs in the Education Department strive to instill a love for learning. Whether it is with a group of energetic preschoolers or a seated tour for seniors, an art camp for elementary students or an opera class, training for docents or designing curriculum-based tours for students, all Education Department energy goes toward providing opportunities for visitors to be active learners, to make personal discoveries, to explore new and different worlds. For more information, call the Education Department at 529-2701.

STAFF

Katherine Cox
Director of Education
kcox@hmoa.org
George Lanham
Education Coordinator
gwlanham@hmoa.org
Cindy Dearborn
Museum and Schools Coordinator
cdearborn@hmoa.org

 

Huntington Museum of Art / 2033 McCoy Road / Huntington, WV 25701 / (304).529.2701 fax: (304).529.7447 www.hmoa.org

 

TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART
Summer Art Camp
Students will explore classical art traditions and contemporary art concepts while experimenting with a variety of art media to create original works of art. Inspired by gallery visits, the museum landscape, and layers of art history, students will enjoy a summer filled with art.
Due to the popularity of the Museum’s Summer Art Camp program, all classes require advance registration and payment. Class sizes are limited to 20 students per session.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SUMMER ART CAMP

Art Spot: art_spot

Join us Saturday mornings in the Museum’s Golding-Scher Classroom for Art Spot. The free drop-in program offers children and families a chance to share a creative moment making art projects inspired by works of art on display in the galleries. There is a different facilitator-guided project each week designed by art instructors to be fun and fulfilling for all ages.
Every Saturday 11:00am – 2:00pm. Free. No registration required.
Other kids and family activities include:
  • Family Days
  • Military Appreciation Day
  • Gallery Activity Cards
  • Art Space
Tampa Museum of Art / 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza / Tampa, FL 33602 / (813) 274-8130 / tampamuseum.org

 

For more information, all you have to do is click on the museum websites. I hope all the kids enjoyed their summer this year. Time for them to get started for a new school year. I hope everyone enjoyed their summer as well. Keep bringing your kids to museums to get their creativity going. Enjoy the rest of your Friday and be blessed.

 

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